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Soon, IIT Foundation will accredit engineering colleges

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.

Engineering in AI? This college offers a unique course

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.

Top universities to offer online degree courses from 2019-20

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.

Kolkata: JU receives first installment of Rs. 100cr central grant

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.

#CareerBytes: Top 5 best private engineering institutes in Mumbai

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.

Mumbai University staring at loss of Rs. 340cr in aid

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.

UGC: Autonomy for 9 new universities, St. Stephen's left out

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.

PhD degree to become mandatory for professors in Universities

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.

62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?

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.

Delhi: JNU students' union to hold referendum on attendance issue

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.

100 students from Odisha offered fake jobs

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.

JNU, DU to get financial autonomy

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.

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

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.

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

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.

PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned 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.

JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus

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.

JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints

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.