To implement EWS quota, central institutions seek Rs 5,600 crore

All centrally-funded educational institutions — including IITs, IIMs, central universities, NITs and IIITs — will collectively add close to 1.2 lakh seats in the new academic session starting July, and another 95,000 next year to implement the 10 per cent quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The central institutions were asked to increase their intake […]

86 Institutes Granted Minority Status Certificate This Year, Rajya Sabha Informed

This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate. Eighty-six institutes were granted minority status certificate this year as opposed to 595 last year, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development informed the Rajya Sabha Friday. This year, 1,017 cases were registered for grant of minority status certificate, and 931 cases […]

Delhi University Begins Process Of Taking Feedback From Various Stakeholders

The stakeholders can give suggestions on the admission process till January 2. The Delhi University has begun the process of taking feedback from various stakeholders on the admission process, an official said Wednesday. According to the official, the varsity website has the option where parents, prospective students can give their views on the admission process […]

Vikram University Releases Revised Schedule For B.Com. Third, Fifth Semester Exam

Vikram University has released revised exam schedule for B.Com. semester exam Vikram University has released revised exam dates for B.Com. third and fifth semester examinations. The University made changes to the exam schedule for B.Com. for Honours, General and CBCS modes in view of the exam dates for upcoming Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary exams. […]

Separate Process To Rank Small Universities In Future: Education Minister

The minister was speaking at the convocation function of the Goa University (file). Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday said there would a separate ranking process for small universities in the country in future. He said since the ‘no detention policy’ might spoil the education, the government plans to implement outcome-based learning modules in primary […]

Motihari University Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Anomalous Degree; HRD Looks For Fresh Appointment

The VC of the Bihar-based central university had tendered his resignation in October. The HRD Ministry has set in motion the process of appointment of a new Vice Chancellor (VC) for Motihari University in Bihar following the resignation of Arvind Kumar Agarwal from the top post over allegations of fudging his academic credentials. “The Ministry has […]