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Is Pakistan's Leadership Turning It Into An Outcast?

Apr 26, 2021 Mohammad Shehzad

Higher education is the latest victim of the state’s rampant demolition of important institutions

Kerala Colleges, Universities Open After More Than 290 Days, Covid Guidelines In Place

Jan 04, 2021 PTI

Protocols including thermal screening, mandatory usage of face masks, social distancing and frequent sanitisation of campuses are expected to be followed


Innovation, Inclusion Key In Management: PM Modi On IIM Sambalpur Ceremony

While laying the foundation stone for the permanent campus of IIM-Sambalpur, the PM said the goal of a self-reliant India can be achieved with the help of collaborative and innovative management concepts

CollPoll Launches Unified Digital Education Stack For Higher Education To Meet Challenges Thrown By Covid-19

Dec 22, 2020

CollPoll, a Bangalore-based EdTech company, has launched a unified digital education stack for higher education. The stack includes Meticulous AMS™ (Academic Management System), Classroom LMS (Learning Management System) and Examplary EMS™ (Examinations Management System) to meet the challenges thrown at the higher education institutions by the COVID19 pandemic.


Indian Higher Education On Par With Global Standards: Education Minister Pokhriyal

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the country has a robust education system, equipped with high quality research facilities. He also claimed that National Education Policy 2020 has helped universities throughout the country to compete with international universities.

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11 October, 2020

Delhi University Announces First Cut-Off List, 100% Cut-Off Announced For 3 UG Courses

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Lady Shri Ram College For Women has pegged the cut off at 100 per cent for three courses-- BA (Hons) Economics, BA (Hons) Political Science and BA (Hons) Psychology.


05 October, 2020

HC Asks MHA To Decide On Allowing College Students To Stay In Hostels During Exams

PTI

The petition, filed through advocates Sravan Kumar & R Balaji, said that due to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, government and private hostels were closed, resulting in immense difficulty for final year students of various universities to find accommodation.


22 September, 2020

5 IIITs Declared As ‘Institution Of National Importance’

Prakash Kumar

The Rajya Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote today. The Bill had already been cleared by the Lower House during the Budget Session In March.


16 September, 2020

St Stephen's College Releases Cut-Off List, Highest Cut-Off At 99.25%

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St Stephen's College releases its first cut-off list. Cut-offs for many courses have been announced at 99% and above. This year’s cut-offs are higher than last year’s.


05 September, 2020

Why Tamil Nadu College Students Love Chief Minister Palaniswami

G.C. Shekhar

By cancelling college students' arrears, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palainswami eyes a grateful vote bank.


28 August, 2020

Cannot Promote Students Without Holding Final Year Exams By Sept 30: SC To States, Universities

PTI

The Supreme Court said if any state feels they can't conduct exams by that date, they must approach the UGC for new dates to hold the exam.


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20 August, 2020

Amid Covid Scare, Undergraduate Students Appear For Final-term Exams In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwini Sharma

After the High Court orders, the final-term Undergraduate examinations in Himachal Pradesh began as per already released date sheet. The exam which was to be held on Tuesday will be taken on a later date.


17 August, 2020

NEP: Govt To Roll Out 4-year Multidisciplinary UG, 1-year Master's Programmes From 2021

Prakash Kumar

The government will also launch a common entrance test, as proposed under the National Education Policy 2020, from next year for central and other universities who are willing to join the new system.


11 August, 2020

NEP 2020: Is Opening The Door For Foreign Universities A Good Deal For India?

Dr Anirban Chakraborty

It is crucial to realise that foreign investment is one of the possible remedies, but not a panacea for the present challenges India's higher education sector is facing.


10 August, 2020

The Falling Fall: Terrifying Choices Facing A College Semester Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Saikat Majumdar

As the fall comes along, the choice, for many American colleges is between a potentially fatal reopening and the inevitability of cuts, furloughs and layoffs for employees. Amid this, the most sensible approaches have come to include a variety of hybrid models.


10 August, 2020

In SC, UGC Questions Decisions By Delhi, Maharashtra To Cancel Exams Amid Covid Pandemic

PTI

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta argued that not conducting exams will not be in the interest of students and degrees may not be recognised if the states would act unilaterally.


06 August, 2020

The Entirety Of Success Of National Education Policy Depends On Research Excellence By Faculty

Saikat Majumdar

The NEP is a futuristic document that looks forward to the knowledge economy of the 21st century, one in which India’s participation has been intermittent at best. Will faculty members of these potentially impressive multiversities be able to shape the kind of research that molds not only their productivity, but also their very identities as visionary and effective teachers at the postsecondary level?


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02 August, 2020

A Fundamental Question About National Education Policy 2020: How To Finance Higher Education?

Dr Priam Pillai

The National Education Policy 2020 recognises the need for better teaching and learning methods, better teacher training and more meaningful exams. But it does not provide a realistic way in which private institutions can raise funds to meet the needs of their students and their communities.


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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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