University: News

20 Jun 2024

Career

Government allocates ₹2,254 crore for National Forensic Sciences University

The Union government has sanctioned an expenditure of ₹2,254 crore to establish the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) across India.

08 May 2024

Colombia

Places to visit when in Colombia's Andean

Colombia's Andean region unfolds as a vibrant tapestry of lush valleys and soaring peaks.

07 Apr 2024

Afghanistan

Gujarat University evicts 7 foreign students after namaz row

Gujarat University has issued an eviction notice to seven foreign students, instructing them to leave their hostel accommodations for overstaying.

20 Mar 2024

Career

Unveiling Cambridge University's genetic research milestones

For decades, Cambridge University has stood as a pivotal center for genetic research breakthroughs.

18 Mar 2024

Career

INSEAD's impact on global business leadership

INSEAD stands as a premier institution in the realm of graduate business education, with an expansive presence across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

07 Mar 2024

Career

Chicago's premier financial analyst programs

Chicago, a bustling metropolis, is not just known for its winds and pizzas but also for being a hub of financial activity.

06 Mar 2024

Career

Notable alumni from The Juilliard School, New York City

The Juilliard School, located in the heart of New York City, is synonymous with excellence in performing arts.

05 Nov 2022

Delhi University

Delhi University: Mid-entry admission for CSAS Phase I, II begins

Delhi University (DU), one of the top universities in India, opened a two-day window for mid-entry registrations for the 2022 undergraduate admissions on its official website on Saturday.

19 Oct 2022

India

DU releases first seat allocation list as SC dismisses plea

Delhi University (DU), one of the top universities in India, has released the first round of seat allocation for undergraduate courses based on the merit secured in Common Universities Entrance Test (CUET), on Wednesday.

29 Aug 2022

Education

Everything to about TOEFL: Format, eligibility, fees, more details

Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, is a popular English language proficiency test accepted worldwide.

10 Aug 2022

Education

5 scholarships for Indians to study in New Zealand

New Zealand provides an excellent opportunity for the intellectual and cultural growth of students. The country presents incredible opportunities in various fields of study for various degrees of higher education.

22 Jul 2022

Education

Online platforms that aid in getting scholarships, educational loans

Pursuing higher studies can be financially taxing most of the time, especially when studying abroad.

13 Jul 2022

India

What is SAT? Format, eligibility, fees, and more details

The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is held by the College Board of the US for students aspiring to study in American and Canadian universities and colleges.

09 Dec 2020

Oxford

Oxford-AstraZeneca release final-stage trial results, coronavirus vaccine labeled safe

The University of Oxford and pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca became the first coronavirus vaccine developers to release their final-stage clinical trial data.

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

10 Oct 2020

Delhi University

DU first cut-off list out; 100% cut-offs at LSR

The University of Delhi has released its 2020 cut-off list for undergraduate admissions.

25 Aug 2020

Vaccine

HK man gets reinfected by coronavirus: What does it mean

A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong has contracted COVID-19 twice this year in what is said to be the first documented case of reinfection, according to preliminary research.

Coronavirus: New clusters emerge at US universities as semester begins

Across the United States, new clusters of the coronavirus outbreak have started popping up at universities as the fall semester begins.

07 Aug 2020

Uber

How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?

Anthony Levandowski was once Silicon Valley's most sought-after engineer, all thanks to his enviable resume. This week, he fell from grace and was handed over eighteen months of prison time by a court in the United States for stealing trade secrets from Google.

02 Jul 2020

United Kingdom

What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.

11 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

04 Jun 2020

Delhi University

DU exams 2020: First, second-year exams canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

The University of Delhi has decided not to conduct examinations for first and second-year undergraduate students and first-year postgraduate students.

16 Jan 2020

Rahul Gandhi

Maharashtra Home Minister vows action against professor for criticizing RaGa

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday said the Mumbai University professor, who spoke against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, will face action.

15 Jan 2020

Technology

#CareerBytes: Top online courses that techies are pursuing on Coursera

E-learning has been on the rise in recent years, and online courses have become hugely popular, especially in the tech field.

01 Dec 2019

Exams

#FinancialBytes: Applying for education-loan? Here's what you need to do

With Education becoming expensive and the cost of higher education skyrocketing, education loans have become a necessity for students.

12 Sep 2019

India

How to get admission in foreign universities through GATE?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

15 Aug 2019

India

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

10 Aug 2019

Bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary doctorate from La Trobe University

Shah Rukh Khan was felicitated with an honorary doctorate degree by the prestigious La Trobe University.

28 Jul 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Top online courses to pursue to land IT jobs

Working in the field of information technology (IT) is one of the most popular career choices among youngsters as it is quite rewarding.

29 Jun 2019

Exams

#FinancialBytes: Applying for education-loan? Here's what you need to do

With education becoming expensive and the cost of higher education skyrocketing, education loans have become a necessity for students.

28 Jun 2019

Delhi University

Delhi University declares first cut-off: Check all details here

The University of Delhi (DU) declared its first cut-off for admission in several undergraduate courses on Thursday night.

19 Jun 2019

India

Several DU colleges increase annual fee for UG courses

According to media reports, several colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) have revised their fee structure for the undergraduate courses.

04 Jun 2019

India

Student-intake in DU increases by 10%, hostel accommodation remains unchanged

On account of implementation of the newly-introduced Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota, the Delhi University is set to expand its student intake by as much as 10%, this coming academic session.

29 May 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Busting 5 most common myths about Delhi University life

The University of Delhi, established in 1922, is one of the most renowned educational institutions in India.

28 May 2019

Delhi University

#CareerBytes: Options for Commerce students who didn't get through DU

Deciding on a career path after Class-12 is crucial and Commerce stream students have many options available today.

22 May 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Best colleges under Delhi University for PCM students

Science stream students who have completed Class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) have a lot of career options today.

21 May 2019

Delhi University

#CareerBytes: 5 top colleges for Economics (Honors) under Delhi University

Economics (Honors) is one of the most sought after undergraduate courses among youngsters these days.

20 May 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Five top Delhi University colleges for science courses

The University of Delhi, established in 1922, is one of the most renowned educational institutions in India. It attracts lakhs of students from across India and other countries.

11 May 2019

India

#CareerBytes: Top 5 colleges for BCom (Hons.) under Delhi University

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is one of the most popular undergraduate courses among commerce stream students in the country.

11 Apr 2019

Delhi High Court

DU registration process postponed from April 15 to May 1

The Delhi University's admission process for both under-graduation and post-graduation courses might see a delay of 15 days from the earlier announced date.

19 Feb 2019

United Airlines

Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds

In an apparent case of 'murder-suicide', an Indian-American couple from Hyderabad was found dead in their home in Texas with gunshot wounds.

12 Oct 2018

Houston

University of Houston building to be renamed after Indian-American couple

A building at the University of Houston will be renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of a gift that'll provide ongoing support for faculty, students, and research.

05 Oct 2018

Afghanistan

Kashmiri student beaten up in Sharda University, over 350 booked

A Kashmiri student was beaten up after a fight broke out between groups of Indian and Afghanistan students at Greater Noida-based Sharda University yesterday, prompting police to book over 350 students for rioting and related offenses.

31 Jul 2018

Aadhaar Card

This is how you can apply for an Aadhaar card

Aadhaar card is one the most important documents that each and every Indian citizen should have.

17 Jul 2018

India

Ahmedabad University, American management-school to launch MBA in pharma management

With an aim to tap the huge market potential in pharmaceutical and allied industries, the Gujarat-based Ahmedabad University has collaborated with America's Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego to launch a Global Executive MBA degree in Pharmaceutical Management.

04 Jul 2018

Lucknow

Over dozen teachers attacked in Lucknow University, varsity closed

Lucknow University was today closed till further orders after over a dozen teachers including the Proctor were attacked inside the campus by outsiders claiming themselves to be Samajwadi Party workers, varsity officials said.

30 Jun 2018

India

Women can't even protest against Jamia's new curfew-timing: Here's why

Three months after relaxing curfew timing for women in hostels to 10:30 PM, Jamia Millia Islamia has updated its timings again to 9 PM. While it has naturally upset students, they can't even protest about it.

05 Jun 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Taking admission in DU? Here's everything you should know

The University of Delhi, established in 1922, is one of the most renowned educational institutions in India. It attracts lakhs of students from across India and other countries, too.

04 Jun 2018

Hindu College

#CareerBytes: DU colleges you could get into based on 2017-cutoffs

The University of Delhi offers many undergraduate courses but admission to a majority of them is based on cutoffs, the minimum percentage of marks required.

28 May 2018

Jammu

Rs. 1cr scholarship for J&K students in UP's Sanskriti University

UP-based Sanskriti University today announced a scholarship of Rs. 1cr for meritorious students of Jammu and Kashmir, who want to pursue higher education at its Mathura campus.

27 May 2018

Delhi University

#CareerBytes: DU colleges you could get into based on 2017-cutoffs

The University of Delhi offers many undergraduate courses but admission to a majority of them is based on cutoffs, the minimum percentage of marks required.

26 May 2018

India

7 popular undergraduate courses offered by the Mumbai University

The University of Mumbai, established in 1857, is one of the oldest and most prestigious varsities in India.

BJP MP questions Jinnah's portrait at Aligarh Muslim University

A BJP MP has asked Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it displays a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, triggering a row days after a student sought permission to hold an RSS Shakha on its premises.

17 Apr 2018

Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal explains need of Railway University on Quora

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Coal, took to Quora to answer 'What is the necessity of setting up a university for Indian Railways?'

13 Apr 2018

India

Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan

Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.

26 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Humiliating: MP university strip-searches women after finding used sanitary napkin

In a disturbing incident, 50 women of MP's Dr Hari Singh Gour University have alleged they were strip-searched after a used sanitary napkin was found in a hostel corridor near a washroom.

03 Dec 2017

India

IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is literally changing the world as it's being increasingly applied in more and more fields.

18 Oct 2017

Florida

Florida governor declares emergency ahead of far-right leader's visit

Of late, white supremacists became the subject of widespread outrage in the US after one woman was killed in a violent rally organized by right-wing supporters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

06 Sep 2017

Australia

Are Chinese students undermining freedom of expression in Australian universities?

In recent months, there have been at least four prominent cases of Chinese students at Australian universities complaining about teaching materials which China considers incorrect or insulting.

04 Aug 2017

India

Fighting slavery in India with the help of satellites!

The origin of slavery, the practice of owning human beings, often as forced laborers, dates back to as early as 3500 BC.

24 Jul 2017

Transgenders

IGNOU receives '100 applications' from transgenders, post tuition fees waiver

Who could have thought that a question would lead to a stupendous change for the transgender community. Well yes, it was just last month when IGNOU waived off tuition fees for the transgenders and since then the University has received over 100 applications from the community.

29 Jun 2017

Wipro

Trump Effect? Wipro says 50% workforce in US are locals

Software giant Wipro announced that over 50% of the company's employees in the United States are locals.

24 May 2017

India

100 students from Odisha offered fake jobs

Over 100 students from SOA University in Odisha were defrauded in their campus placements, after the companies that apparently hired them said they were not part of campus recruitment at the university.

18 May 2017

Sexual Harassment

Indian scientist in detention in the US for stalking, harassment

A 38-year-old Indian scientist, Tarun K Bhardwaj, has been in detention in Texas, US, since December'16 for constantly stalking and harassing a female student of A&M University.

18 May 2017

Health & Wellness

ARM chip to aid in brain and spinal injury recovery

ARM and US researchers at the Centre for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) at University of Washington are working on a chip capable of helping people to recover from brain and spinal injuries.

26 Apr 2017

Delhi

Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January

Municipal corporation reports from Delhi reveal that the city has witnessed 80 chikungunya cases and 30 dengue cases since January 2017.

26 Apr 2017

Facebook

DU considers adding FB posts to Literature syllabus

The Delhi University English department's choice-based credit system core committee is considering introducing a course on writing Facebook posts for literature students, as a part of their "academic writing."

04 Feb 2017

South Carolina

US universities allay Indian students' fears following Trump ban

A number of American universities are reaching out to prospective Indian students to inform them that they are welcome to their campuses, irrespective of the Trump administration's statements.

24 Dec 2016

Thailand

Grains for Brains: Thai university accepts rice as tuition fees

A private university in Thailand started accepting rice as tuition fees as the country reels under a "grain glut" hurting farm income.

11 Sep 2016

ISIS

Project to dissuade potential ISIS recruits

Google-owned incubator Jigsaw has come up with an idea, called The Redirect Method, to dissuade potential ISIS recruits.