21 Oct 2019
Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges
Soon, the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will no longer accredit engineering colleges in India.
15 May 2019
Engineering in AI? This college offers a unique course
The boom of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has compelled several institutes worldwide to introduce it as a field of study.
07 Jan 2019
Top universities to offer online degree courses from 2019-20
In a bid to improve access to higher education, the University Grants Commission (UGC), has invited proposals from top institutes in the country to offer courses in the online mode, including degree courses, from the academic year 2019-2020.
20 Nov 2018
Kolkata: JU receives first installment of Rs. 100cr central grant
Jadavpur University has received the first installment of Rs. 100cr central grant in pursuit of its excellence under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a scheme that provides financial-aid to selected universities to upgrade its research facilities.
20 Aug 2018
#CareerBytes: Top 5 best private engineering institutes in Mumbai
Not making it to IIT Bombay or other top government institutes for that matter doesn't mean it's the end of your engineering career.
30 May 2018
Mumbai University staring at loss of Rs. 340cr in aid
Mumbai University (MU) is staring at a loss of a massive RS. 340cr in aid.
25 May 2018
UGC: Autonomy for 9 new universities, St. Stephen's left out
On Thursday, the University Grants Commission (UGC) at its Full Commission meeting granted graded autonomy to 9 deemed universities, and also approved online degree, diploma, and certification programmes from this academic session.
01 May 2018
PhD degree to become mandatory for professors in Universities
From 2021, PhD degree will be mandatory for University professors, even for assistant professors.
21 Mar 2018
62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?
In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.
03 Mar 2018
Delhi: JNU students' union to hold referendum on attendance issue
Continuing agitation against JNU administration's compulsory education (attendance) directive, JNU students' union in Delhi announced it will hold a "referendum" on the issue on 7 March.
24 May 2017
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 Apr 2017
JNU, DU to get financial autonomy
Sources stated that the NITI Aayog is working on a plan to introduce sweeping reforms in the education sector.
14 Mar 2017
JNU MPhil student commits suicide
Another MPhil student in JNU, who reportedly belonged to the scheduled caste category committed suicide by hanging himself at a friend's house.
03 Mar 2017
Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU
Posters carrying the name of the Democratic Students Union, declaring "Freedom for Kashmir! Free Palestine! Right to self-determination long live", surfaced in JNU.
13 Oct 2016
PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU
Students of the National Students Union of India burnt the effigies of PM Modi and Amit Shah in JNU. University officials have not stated whether permission was granted for it.
11 Oct 2016
JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus
The Dean of JNU's School of Law and Governance, Amita Singh accused certain faculty members and students of abusing her while she was leaving from an Academic Council meeting.
05 Oct 2016
JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints
In the year 2015-2016, Jawaharlal Nehru University received 39 complaints of sexual harassment, the highest in its records.