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.
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.
24 May 2018
UNICEF launches data visualization app to monitor education programs
The UNICEF today launched a "data visualization app" which provides a user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of the education scenario in the country.
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.
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.
28 Feb 2017
CBI files criminal cases against 21 colleges in Andhra, Karnataka
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recently filed a criminal case against 21 teacher training institutions in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh for violation of norms laid down by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). However, it says more colleges might be included in the list.
23 Feb 2017
Plagiarism case against Rangoon
Production-house Wadia Movietone Pvt. Ltd has taken the 'Rangoon' makers to court, alleging the character played by Kangana Ranaut is copyright violation of 'Fearless Nadia', a famous Australian stunt actor.
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.