COMPUTE 2018 organized by ACM India Collaboration With Chitkara University
COMPUTE 2018, an International Symposium was organized by ACM India from October 12 to 14, 2018, in collaboration with Chitkara University, Punjab. The three-day conference was inaugurated by Dr. Anil. D.
Harvard University Asian-American Discrimination Case Begins
Harvard University lowers its recruiting standards a bit for many students from rural regions, but not for Asian- Americans, to have diversity at its campus, the prestigious University's dean of admissio
IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) placement 2018: More than 100 companies are participated in summer placement
A total of 105 companies participated in summer placements at the IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) and made offers to 421 students. Two students opted out of placements, a release said Monday.
Bihar GOVT signs MoU with PHFI for MBBS Training Courses through NEET Exam
The Bihar government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi, to carry out medical courses designed to provide expertise to MBBS degree holders. Under the MoU, the two medi
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will receive top energy policy prize by University of Pennsylvania's
Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal will receive the University of Pennsylvania's top prize in energy policy for his leadership in reforming India's power sector, spearheading efforts to fast-trac
National Theatre Festival 'Rangrezz' 2018 hosted by Chitkara University
Chitkara University announced that it hosted India's largest National Theatre Festival, Rangrezz 2018. The event witnessed the participation of a large number of teams from all over the country, to perfo
Social Welfare for Kashmiri Students in Aligarh Muslim University
The governor's remarks came a day after three AMU students from Kashmir were suspended and booked for sedition after they allegedly tried to hold a prayer meeting for Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Ba
Pinjra Tod stages protest: Delhi University students are demanding to remove curfews for women
Pinjra Tod, a students' collective, staged a protest Wednesday asking all the colleges of Delhi University to have no curfews for women students. Members of the group marched through all c
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has Announced NIT Trichy ranked in the top 1000 Institutes of the world
Director of NIT Trichy Dr. Mini Shaji Thomas has announced NIT Trichy has found a place in the top 1000 Institutes of the world as per the Times Higher Education World ranking 2019. In o
Manipur University students clash with police inside campus
Students of the crisis-hit Manipur University Wednesday clashed with security forces inside the campus during which police used tear gas shells, police sources said. The students were demo
Dr Ambedkar University holds first students' council polls
The first students' council polls of the Dr BR Ambedkar University were held peacefully on Wednesday, officials said. The approximate voter turnout in the three campu
Colleges cannot retain original documents, have to return fees on admission withdrawal: UGC
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned Universities and colleges against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within on
Students' union polls to be held on Oct 17 in Haryana
The Haryana government has decided to hold students' union elections in state colleges and universities on October 17. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed officials concerned to en
Cabinet approves establishment of two new permanent campuses of IISER
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved establishment and operationalisation of two new permanent campuses of the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Tirupati
CM lays foundation stone of Odia University
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday laid foundation stone of the proposed Odia University at Sakhigopal in Puri district. The proposed regional language universit
Anant National University Collaborates With AWHCT to Document Heritage Houses in Ahmedabad
Through this opportunity, students of Anant National University will develop the skills of observing traditional buildings along with gaining an understanding of the traditional construction techniques,
Jamia Millia Islamia students call off hunger strike after administration accedes to demands
A group of Jamia Millia Islamia students called off their hunger strike on Monday after the administration gave them written assurance to meet their demands of appointing Turkish teachers and shifting la
Presidency University Hunger Strike Enters 7th Day
Kolkata, Oct 7 (PTI) The indefinite hunger strike by a section of the Presidency University here entered seventh day on Sunday, while one of the fasting students has been hospitalised in
JNU to Offer Sanskrit, Pali Courses Online
The three courses will be M.A. (Sanskrit), Certificate of Proficiency in Computational Linguistics and Certificate of Proficiency in Pali The
Jamia Milia University ''Agrees'' to Appoint Turkish Teachers
The Jamia Millia Islamia University administration
Sharda University Discussed Students Fight with District Administration
A Kashmiri student was beaten up after a fight broke out between groups of Indian and Afghanistan students at a Sharda University in Greater Noida on October 04, 2018.
Haryana's MDU Ranked Cleanest GOVT University by HRD Ministry
Haryana's Maharashi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the
JNU Admin Plans to Place Teachers Under Conduct of Central Services Rules
The Jawaharlal Nehru University plans to place teachers under the Conduct of Central Services Rules, which would restrict them for making public statements against the administration, a member of the academic council said Friday. The var
IIT KGP to set up Academy of Leadership
IIT Kharagpur is all set to establish an 'Academy of Leadership' which intends to develop innovative programmes combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts.
TCS partners University of Tokyo for digital technology research
Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) at University of Tokyo
Indian universities need to give emphasis to innovation: PM
Indian Universities and higher educational institutions need to give equal emphasis to innovation as they give to knowledge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday stressing that life would become a burden without innovations. H
JNUSU calls for University Strike Today
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union has called for a university strike on October 5 to protest against the administration for not inviting them for the academic council meeting.
Protest in Jamia over non-availability of Turkish language teachers
Some students of Jamia Millia Islamia University are sitting on a protest claiming there are no teachers to teach them Turkish language. However, a spokesperson from the varsity said they
NIT-Tiruchy sets up centres of dynamic excellence
NIT-Tiruchirapalli, formerly Regional Engineering College, has set up 'centres of dynamic excellence' to train students, practising professionals and industries in order to create a robu
Javadekar appeals universities to replace 'British-inspired' convocation attire with Indian dresses
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday appealed universities across the country to replace their "British-inspired" convocation attire with traditional Indian clothes as a tribute to Mahatma Gan
DU meeting on Monday over regularisation of ad-hoc teachers
A high-powered Delhi University committee will be holding a meeting on Monday to discuss about the absorption of ad-hoc teachers. Prof. Hansraj Suman, a m
Raise qualifying marks for pursuing medical courses abroad
The Madras High Court Friday restrained the Medical Council of India and the Centre from issuing eligibility certificate to foreign medical education aspirants if their score was less th
UK universities call for ban on essay writing companies
More than 45 university chiefs on Thursday called on the UK government to ban companies that produce essays for students for a fee. The so-called "essay mills" are known to exist around
British Council scholarship for Indian students: Obe
British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell Obe Thursday said the Council would give scholarship to 500 students from India for academic exchange programme in United Kingdom universiti
IIT Indore makes world university ranking debut
India has enhanced its presence in a definitive world university rankings released here on Wednesday by claiming 49 places this year, up from 42 last year. In what was described as an impressive debut entr
Indian Americans donated USD 1.2 billion to 37 US universities from 2000 to 2018
Indian Americans donated USD 1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and 2018, according to an Indiaspora research of publicly available information from 68 such donations of more than USD 1 milli
No quota for local students in Pondicherry University
Pondicherry University Vice Chancellor Gurmeet Singh said Tuesday there was no scope of having a separate quota for students of the Union Territory to gain admission into various disciplines available in the varsity.
Five steps to financing your child’s education abroad
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Prof Shalini Bharat appointed TISS director
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), a multi-campus public funded research university, Monday appointed Prof Shalini Bharat as its new director. Until recently, she was the acti
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Manipur University VC suspended
Manipur University Vice Chancellor Prof A P Pandey has been placed under suspension till the completion of the enquiry against him, officials said here Tuesday. Pandey has been placed under suspension by
United Left wins all four central panel posts in JNU Students' Union polls
A united front of four Left student groups won all four central panel posts in Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) election, by defeating the RSS-affiliated ABVP with hug
DSJ students protest against 'inadequate' facilities
Scores of students of Delhi University's Delhi School Of Journalism protested here on Monday against the administration "for not providing adequate lab facilities" in the department.
Odia university to be set up at Bakula Bana in Puri district
Odisha government Monday decided to establish the proposed Odia University at 'Bakula Bana' in Puri district. The decision in this regard was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chi
No student should fail in ITIs, says Pradhan
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Wednesday said no student enrolled in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) should fail as it is a "de-motivation" for
40 new Degree Colleges to come up in J&K
Forty new degree colleges will be opened across the state in a phased manner, the Jammu and Kashmir State Administrative Council (SAC) said Wednesday. Easy College Ed
New IIMs to have permanent campus by June 2021
Indian government on Wednesday cleared a proposal for the establishment of permanent campuses of seven new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) by June 2021, at a cost of over Rs 3,775 crore.
Asian Education Group Blessed by Hon'ble Pranab Mukherjee
Hon'ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the 13th President of India graced an elaborate gathering at Asian Education Group (AEG) at their campus in Noida. Students from all the s
400 students selected for studies in Europe under EU-funded scholarship
A total of 400 students have been selected for higher studies in Europe this year under the EU-funded scholarship and 73 of them are joining this semester itself, accord
Medical college 'ragging' case: NHRC notice to HRD ministry, UP govt, college principal
The NHRC has issued notices to the HRD ministry, the Uttar Pradesh government and the principal of a leading medical college in Allahabad over reports claiming that around 100 students, including boys an
Indian students win award for startup idea in Singapore
Three Indian students studying in Singapore have jointly won an award for their startup idea about automating the process of medical claims.
JNU issues show-cause notices to 48 professors
The JNU administration issued show-cause notices to 48 teachers for allegedly participating in a day strike on against the policies implemented by the vice chancellor, said a varsity professor.
Alliance University Ranked 7th Best Private University in India
Alliance University, a renowned private university located in Bengaluru, has been ranked No. 7 among the best private universities in India. Located on a sprawling 3
Government schemes encouraging students to pursue research: Union HRD Minister
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar rued that the country was lagging behind in innovation and said the government has launched several schemes to change the orientation of students towards rese
Students' union elections in Rajasthan in two phases
"Students' union elections in all higher educational institutes of Rajasthan will be held in two phases, on August 28 and September 10", state Education Minister Kiran Maheshwari said.
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee to be guest faculty at IIM-A
Former president Pranab Mukherjee will be a distinguished guest faculty at IIM-Ahmedabad and interact with students for six days over the next three months, the institute said today.
Effective teaching: The importance of case studies
Case studies are gaining more importance in todayâs teaching style. There are numerous benefits of using real life scenarios to teach different concepts to the students. Teachers ca
Seating position in lecture halls can affect grades
Choice of seating in the lecture hall can affect a college student's performance, a study suggests. Lectures are a staple of
Foreign education scholarship for Open, OBC categories in Maharashtra
The Maharashtra government today decided to introduce a foreign education scholarship scheme for the 'open' (general) category and Other Backward Class
Delhi colleges should strive to be among top 10 in world: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said higher educational institutions in the city should strive to be among the top 10 institutes in the world and that his government would provide t
Punjab Cabinet approves formation of State Higher Education Council
The Punjab Cabinet approved the formation of the state higher education council, aimed at ensuring quality education. A bill in this regard will be brought in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, an
NEET results show more students opting for non-clinical courses: Health Ministry official
NEET results over the years have shown more students are opting for non-clinical courses in medical and dental colleges, a senior official of the Ministry of Health and Family We
Intel India trains 99,000 people in artificial intelligence
US chipmaker Intel has trained as many as 99,000 developers, students and professors in artificial intelligence (AI) in India since April 2017, against a target of 15,00
Medical students demand annulment of bank guarantee clause
The Himachal Pradesh Medical Officers' Association (HPMOA) has urged Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to repeal the mandatory Rs 10 lakh bank guarantee clause for students taking up medical
6 Things You Must Do To Get Your First Job After College
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Indian-origin mathematician Akshay Venkatesh gets prestigious Fields medal
Akshay Venkatesh, a renowned Indian-Australian mathematician, is one of four winners of mathematics' prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel prize for math.
Indian-Origin professor named Harvard University's new Vice Provost
An Indian-Origin professor at Harvard Business School has been named Harvard University's new Vice Provost for advances in learning, a role that focusses on teaching and learning innovation.
US to establish world class Higher Education Institutes in India
The United States has helped establish world class higher education institutes in India, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today, while claiming this is why India is now home to 900 Am
15-year-old engineer Indian-American boy, starts PhD in US
A 15 year old Indian American child prodigy has reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineerin
JNU students can opt for multiple courses now
Starting from August, the Jawaharlal Nehru University will introduce a common time table which would enable students to determine additional courses that they can opt for besides the regular course they
Students begin their innings at Delhi University North campus
Delhi University North campus was abuzz with activity as thousands of students, fresh out of school, kickstarted their college life, with the rain gods welcoming them. Delhi University's v
Number of girls in IITs distressingly low: President
President Ram Nath Kovind today said girls often outscore boys in board examinations, colleges and universities, but their number is distressingly low in the IITs and it has to increase.
UGC to suggest reforms in higher education institutions
The University Grants Commission has formed a committee to suggest examination reforms in institutions of higher learning, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. "The
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JNU academic council approves computer-based entrance exams for all courses
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Academic Council today approved making the entrance examinations to the varsity completely computer based, amid opposition from a section of teachers who raised apprehensi
Graffiti is art of expression but can also be vandalism
Earlier this month, 20year old Abhimanyu, a BSc student and SFI leader from Maharaja College in Kochi, was stabbed to death allegedly because of graffiti by members of t
Post-matric scholarship scheme for SC students
The Centre has asked all states and union territories to instruct educational institutions to extend the date of depositing the fees for Scheduled Caste students eligible under its post matric scholarshi
Discussion among stakeholders key for edu system: Amartya Sen
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen today said continuous discussion among stakeholders is required to take the education system forward. "Only talks can enable us to find out merits and demeri
Indefinite Fast at Jadavpur Univ as Students Demand Entrance Exam
Since three days, students of Jadavpur University are on indefinite fast, protesting the varsity's decision to scrap admission tests for undergraduate courses, even though education minister Part
Umar Khalid to challenge JNU panel's recommendation
Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid on Friday said that the students will not lie low and vowed to challenge in court the University panels recommendation upholding his rusti
UGC's Planned Replcmnt shows how Delusional Higher Edu Policy become
The first University Education Commission in independent India was chaired by the scholar S Radhakrishnan, who became the first vice president and the second president of the country.
IIT Kharagpur to honour 13 illustrious alumni during convocation
IIT Kharagpur will honour thirteen alumni with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during its 64th Convocation on July 20, the institute said in a statement on Tuesday. The profiles of awardee
Academicians give thumbs down to Centre's move to scrap UGC
The decision to scrap the University Grants Commission by the Centre and bring in a new regulatory body in the higher education sector has not gone down well with academicians, who have questioned the mo
Deakin University Partners With AIIMS and JIPMER
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India today witnessed the signing of partnerships between Deakin University of Australia and the
American India Foundation felicitates 27 young leaders from US, India
The American India Foundation today felicitated 27 young leaders from the United States and India on the completion of their 10 month service under William J Clinton Fellowship for Service in India.
Over 26,000 takes admission in DU colleges till now
Delhi University admissions tally crossed the 25,000 mark on the last day of admissions today after the second cut off lists were released, varsity officials said. As many as 4,003 admissi
Ministries join hands with IGNOU to train 14 lakh in health-care
An agreement was signed here today between three Central ministries and IGNOU to train 14 lakh candidates in the healthcare sector by 2025 through the introduction of ten short term cour
Over 5,000 take admission in DU colleges after second cut-off list
Over 5,000 students today took admission in various colleges under the Delhi University, a day after the second cut-off lists were released. While the
IIT KGP & TUM to set up centre on Intelligent Transportation
IIT Kharagpur and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) will set up an Indo-German Collaborative Research Centre on Intelligent Transportation Systems. The centre, to b
Indian students to benefit from relaxed Canadian visa procedures
Students from India and three other countries will get faster visas to study in Canada as it has introduced major changes in visa procedures to reduce the processing time, according to C
'Online skill enhancement from digital platforms is now must'
Online skill enhancement from digital platforms is an immediate need for all faculty, said Prof Saikat Mitra, Vice Chancellor, Moulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology.
No second cut-off for several courses in DU colleges
Many prominent Delhi University colleges, including the LSR, SRCC and Hindu, did not announce their second cut-off for several courses today as their seats were filled post the announcement of the first
US lawmakers urge education secretary to probe Chinese spying at American universities
Top US lawmakers have urged education secretary to launch an investigation into possible attempts by Chinese state directed Huawei Technologies partnerships with more than 50 top American universities that may pose a sig
GitHubâ€™s free education bundle is now available to all schools
Software development is just not about writing code. Itâ??s also about what you do with that codeÂ testing, documenting, and proper source management. These skills are often left by the wayside in the classroom.
IIT (BHU) signs MoU with Amazon Web Services Education program
The Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi signed a memorandum of understanding with Amazon Web Services Education program here today. "Amazon is joining hands with
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