04 Aug 2019
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.
27 Jan 2019
The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.
30 Jul 2018
Amid continuing criticism over "Institution of Eminence" tag for Jio Institute, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said only a "Letter of Intent" has been issued to it.
25 Jul 2018
The HRD Ministry has officially notified the 'Institute of Eminence' (IoE) tag for five of six selected institutes.
19 Jul 2018
Reliance Foundation's Jio Institute, which was named among the government's 'Institutes of Eminence'(IoE) despite not even existing, has projected an income of Rs. 100cr in its first year from 1,000 students.
11 Jul 2018
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the government over the selection of Jio Institute for the "Institution of Eminence" status, saying the government "is in Ambani's pocket".
10 Jul 2018
Facing criticism over the selection of yet-to-be-established Jio Institute by Reliance Foundation as an "Institution of Eminence", HRD Ministry today clarified that the tag was conditional and it would get only a letter of intent for now.
10 Jul 2018
Jio Institute may, for now, be non-existent, but that didn't stop the Narendra Modi government from naming it 'Institute of Eminence', along with IIT-Bombay and IISc.
09 Jul 2018
Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.