Higher Education News
Budget 2018: Industry body Assocham seeks higher outlay for education
Industry body Assocham has sought enhanced outlay for education in the upcoming Budget and pitched for exempting higher education from the Goods and Services Tax
Nalanda's glory can be reclaimed — if Bihar addresses the flaws in its education sector
Unless the state of Bihar sees the flaws in its education sector with clarity, the narrative of Nalanda will remain one of lost glory.
CBSE Class 10th, 12th date sheet released: Full schedule of board exams beginning 5 March
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday released the board exams dates for class 10th and 12th. As per the schedule, the exams will begin from 5 March
CBSE likely to release date sheet for Class 10, Class 12 board examinations today
Students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) may know the dates of the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations on Friday.
DP Singh is new UGC chairman: Former NAAC head must address policy ad-hocism, restore transparency to higher education
DP Singh, the new UGC chairman, must try & fulfil its mandates of allocating funds for university development and promoting quality of teaching & research.
Teachers play key role in transforming society; can never be replaced by Google: Venkaiah Naidu
"No doubt Google is important, but it can never replace the place of guru (teachers) in the life of students," Naidu said.
GST on education is symptomatic of why India will never reap its demographic dividend
GST has enabled the government to bring a tax rate for education in country
Delhi HC order restraining appointment of guest teachers puts a spanner in ambitious 'Chunauti 2018' programme
The Delhi education department is facing an acute shortage of teachers to operate the 163 National Institute of Open Schooling centres it opened up recently.
Sociology text lists dowry 'advantages': How the media fanned a Facebook post-fuelled row
The dowry controversy was an unwarranted but deeply damaging attack on St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru. It also revealed several interesting problems
BHU students' protests: Varsity is now a rehabilitation centre for incompetent, lumpen legatees of academic dons
The recent episode is indicative of a morbid atrophy that has afflicted the BHU's soul.
Mumbai University: Maharashtra Cabinet renames Economics department but mum on delay in results
While adding new courses and upgrading the department is a welcome step, the timing of the decision raised eyebrows as results of 14 subjects out of 477 are yet to be out.
PUSC Election 2017: Panjab University sees rise of Left leaning SFS; flashy cars, cash trend no more
While most parties contest elections and also win by alliances in PU, SFS is going all alone, all its four candidates are contesting the election on their own strength.
Mumbai University postpones results to 19 September, says examiners are human beings not robots
Fingers are being pointed at Deshmukh for imposing the online assessment system for paper checking at a time when the university was little prepared for it with a lack of trained personnel and necessary infrastructure.
Privatisation of education, prisons, infrastructure won't yield results; our public assets are not meant to be sold
Privatisation through disinvestment, subsidising private corporations in profit-making ventures, and economic planning to serve private interests are the hallmark of this government's policy.
IIMC Alumni Association vice-president resigns citing 'systematic saffronisation' of institute
A senior office-bearer of the IIMC Alumni Association resigned from the body, alleging "systematic saffronisation" of the institute
Mumbai University results: Over a lakh students still await marks as institute fails to declare new date
What's making matters worse is a lack of clarity regarding information, with the varsity neither giving out reasons for the delay nor mentioning dates on which they are likely to be announced.
Mumbai University should learn from result fiasco, restore crumbling system and students' faith
Reform is essential, particularly in light of Mumbai University’s unbridled inefficiencies, but not at the cost of such disruption.
Despite delays plaguing exam results, Mumbai University VC Sanjay Deshmukh proceeds on leave
The governor also appointed Dhiren Patel, director of Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), as the Acting Pro Vice Chancellor of the university.
US to probe Harvard University's admission process after racism complaints from Indian-Americans
Trump administration will probe complaint by four Indian-American organisations that Harvard University discriminates against students from the communities
Mumbai University exam results delayed again: Move to go digital taken in haste, lacked planning
Considering the Mumbai University has abysmally failed to adhere to the deadline set by Maharashtra governor C Vidyasagar Rao, he may be forced to sack vice-chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh, said sources in the governor's office