Coronavirus Outbreak: UGC recommends varsities to reduce exam duration, asks them to conduct tests online
Universities may conduct semester exams in July either online or offline depending upon the feasibility and the COVID-19 situation and reduce the exam duration from three hours to two hours, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended.
Kapil Sibal slams Narendra Modi over 'Om', 'cow' remarks in Mathura, says PM must 'get to work' on issues that matter
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks that some people feel that the country will go back to the 16th century no sooner than they hear the word "Om" and "cow", while urging him to "get to work on issues that matter."
Indian universities lagging behind global competitors, not fully preparing students for modern workplace, says UK study
The leading Indian institutions in terms of employability are the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and Bombay.
Manipur University row: Police detain 89 students, six professors in midnight raids; V-C AP Pandey under fire for appointing deputy
90 students of Manipur University were arrested from the hostels and many were injured during the incident. Five faculty members have also been taken into custody following massive tear gas and mock bomb attacks and the university is under sieze of Armed Forces and Police Commandos.
Only a critical mass of researchers, who become entrepreneurs, consultants and manpower for the industry can bring about a change.
On 4 March 2017, students and faculty from both DU and JNU walked down the high streets of central Delhi in opposition to ABVP’s hooliganism and in solidarity with those who came under attack in Ramjas.
As new education minister Prakash Javadekar takes charge of a ministry that appeared to impede the Prime Minister’s desire to see world-class Indian universities.
It’s time that not only educational institutions scrapped the dress code, but also stuffy corporates who still insist on formal wear for their employees.
The mainstream media does not want to engage on critical issues relating to quality of education and inclusiveness, imperative for survival of the nation.
The Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore has been placed fifth in rankings for universities in the BRICS nations, with the largest number of papers
The highest ranking Indian institution is IIT Delhi at 38, with its Mumbai counterpart close behind at 41, the only two in the top 50.
A top American academician has described the drop in number of Indian students joining US universities as brain circulation rather than as reverse brain drain.
Increasing numbers of African students are keen to study in Indian universities, with a steep rise in African researchers seeking science and technology fellowships in this country...
The Indian education system is striving to keep pace with modern technology. We saw the highly anticipated, ...