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IIT Roorkee wins Clarivate Analytics awards 2019

This year, IIT Roorkee has won these awards in the categories ‘Engineering & Technology’ and ‘Institutions Established over 15 Years’.

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Coursera to help universities around the world take a digital leap

Edtech major says it will help universities around the world take a digital leap

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Award credit points, promotions on basis of ‘quality’ of published work, not quantity: UGC tells VCs

The directive has been issued in the interests of Indian academic publishing and credibility of the research and knowledge production, according to UGC officials.

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Admission to MBBS courses in AIIMS, JIPMER to be through NEET from 2020: Harsh Vardhan

The NMC Act that seeks to usher in mega reforms in the medical education sector received the assent of the President on August 8.

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IIM Calcutta to soon offer online courses in management science, supply chain analytic

With this partnership, IIM Calcutta joins the ranks of 170 top universities — including Yale, University of Michigan, Stanford and Imperial College of London — that offer programs on Coursera whic

"IIM Calcutta wants to be at the forefront of using technology to deliver learning and to expand our presence among learners globally," said Anju Seth, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. News

Observe khadi-wearing day at least once a month, CBSE asks schools

It said that Khadi was the the heritage fabric of India which not only provided employment opportunities to lakhs of rural artisans in the country but also promoted unity and equality.

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UP worst, Kerala best performer in NITI Aayog school education index | Check full ranking

This will be done by providing States and UTs with a platform in order to identify their strengths and weaknesses and undertake requisite course corrections or policy interventions.

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Indian perspective missing in global university rankings: UGC

UGC chairman D P Singh said global ranking agencies largely rely on 'global participation' parameters, something which is lacking in Indian universities.

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Jamia Millia Islamia extends last date for admission for Jammu and Kashmir students over ‘communication gap’

In a letter written to Jammu and Kashmir resident commissioner by the varsity's registrar on September 26, it was mentioned that a number of students had approached the university authorities for admi

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India asks Britain to ensure students from country do not face visa problems

Last year, the Union Cabinet had approved the pact on returns to facilitate the deportation of alleged illegal Indian immigrants in the UK to India and vice-versa.

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IITs asked to come up with action plan after national, international rankings dip

The issue regarding the IITs was raised by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' during a recent meeting of the IIT Council which is the highest decision-making body of 23 IITs.

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HRD Ministry asks IITs to come up with action plan to improve national, international rankings

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had also raised the issue of rankings in the recent meeting of the IIT Council, the highest decision-making body of 23 IITs.

This year, three Indian institutes -- IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc-Bangalore -- had found spots among the top 200 in the prestigious world university rankings released by QS. News

Why edtech must embrace live teaching models

Marketplace model isn’t the best way to impart structured education. So, edtech must evolve to be a platform that controls everything from teacher training to personalised interventions based on dat

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How to make lifelong learning a daily habit

The need for lifelong learning in the life of a working professional.

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IIT MTech fee hike not for existing students: HRD Ministry

The IIT Council led by Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had on Friday approved a proposal to hike the fee of the masters programme and bring it to the level of the B.Tech courses.

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Dropout in IIT’s MTech over 50%, fee hike surgical strike on uninterested students: IIT Delhi head

The IIT Council led by Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had on Friday approved a proposal to hike the fee of the masters programme and bring it to the level of the B.Tech courses.

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Planning to study abroad? Prospective Oxford University students need to know this

Earlier this year, Oxford University announced it will offer places with lower grades to students from disadvantaged backgrounds for the first time in its 900-year history.

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NIT Srinagar to reopen on October 15 

The administration had later clarified that the decision by the institution to suspend classes is an individual call and the directive is only to be watchful.

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Facebook award for IIT Kharagpur faculty for research in targeted media bias

Animesh Mukherjee, Associate Professor at the Computer Science and Engineering department, has been selected for the Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Award in the 'operationalizing ethi

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MTech fees at IITs to witness steep hike, course to now cost Rs 2 lakh per year

The IIT Council has also proposed that needy students should be supported directly by the government through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) or arranging educational loans.

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NRI quota seats: Madras HC directive to private medical colleges, MCI

The bench directed the 10 private medical colleges to furnish a list of candidates along with their marks and the procedures followed by the colleges to admit them under the NRI quota.

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Bodies like UGC should act as enablers rather than regulators: Former DU VC Dinesh Singh

The former DU VC said the formulation of policies reflects a "leftist and socialist" mindset and there is a fascination with forming policies.

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ICAI forms committee to look into exam process after student protest

The panel will include former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd.) Anil R Dave, former ICAI presidents Ved Jain and Amarjit Chopra, and educationist Girish Ahuja.

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IITs plan major overhaul, may allow weaker students to leave in 3 years with BSc degree

Up until now, students who are enrolled for the Bachelors of Technology (BTech) degree programme across the 23 IITs are awarded a B.Tech degree after the completion of the 4 years (8 semesters).

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Explained: Why are CA students protesting against ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) organises examinations two times in a year – May and November. The protests are over the results declared for May 2019 paper which were announc

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Bill to scrap UGC, AICTE to be placed before cabinet in October: HRD

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) had last year announced its decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951.

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ICAI CA candidates march in Delhi against evaluation process, demand rechecking

To note, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) holds examinations two times a year – May and November.

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