Jio Institute

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IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

04 Aug 2019

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

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.

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

27 Jan 2019

Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30

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.

Javadekar says only Letter of Intent issued to Jio Institute

30 Jul 2018

Javadekar says only Letter of Intent issued to Jio Institute

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.

Govt notifies 'Institute-of-Eminence' status for all shortlisted institutes except BITS

25 Jul 2018

Govt notifies 'Institute-of-Eminence' status for all shortlisted institutes except BITS

The HRD Ministry has officially notified the 'Institute of Eminence' (IoE) tag for five of six selected institutes.

Rs. 1,500cr-by-15th-year: Jio Institute earned institute-of-eminence tag with this proposal

19 Jul 2018

Rs. 1,500cr-by-15th-year: Jio Institute earned institute-of-eminence tag with this proposal

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.

Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row

11 Jul 2018

Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row

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".

Institution of Eminence tag for Jio Institute 'conditional': HRD Ministry

10 Jul 2018

Institution of Eminence tag for Jio Institute 'conditional': HRD Ministry

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.

Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions

10 Jul 2018

Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions

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.

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

09 Jul 2018

Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

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.