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IGNOU online course on sustainable science

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for an online diploma course in sustainable science, an official said on Tuesday.

Admission software hacked, medical student tells court

The Supreme Court Tuesday was told by a petitioner that the software developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for online counselling and admission to post-graduate medical courses was not foolproof and prone to hacking.

UP varsity gets own weather station

The Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) here in the Uttar Pradesh capital has launched its own automatic weather station that would provide round-the-clock weather forecasts, an official said.

Yale names IIM, Ahmedabad almunus to top post

The prestigious Yale School of Management has appointed Indian American professor Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme as part of the school's expansion programme.

'India should set up own universities with foreign collaboration'

India should set up more of its own higher education institutions with foreign collaboration rather than foreign institutions setting up their campuses here, said Professor Eric Thomas, president, Universities UK - the representative organisation of the British Universities.

200 ancient forts found in Chinese mountains

In a discovery that has baffled Chinese archaeologists, more than 200 ancient fortresses have been found in a mountainous region in the northern part of the country.

Magadh University figures among top 20 varsities in India

The Magadh University in Bodh Gaya has figured in the list of top 20 universities of the country prepared by a private market research agency, Vice Chancellor of the University Arun Kumar said today.

Dual, integrated management courses for students

Aiming to make higher education more industry-centric, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is now starting flexible dual degree and integrated courses in management, human resource development minister Kapil Sibal said today.

Three Indians among 50 new Gates Cambridge Scholars

An Indian doctor who researches public health issues and a lawyer who worked for Justice Markandey Katju in New Delhi are among 50 scholars selected from 23 countries for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships for 2012.

Imperial college launching two fellowships for Indian students

Imperial College London, one of the oldest and renowned UK institution, is launching two India specific fellowships this year.

200 universities across India in next 5 yrs: Sibal

Higher education in the country is set to get a boost with the HRD ministry finalising plans worth Rs. 80,000 crore inorder to improve access to colleges and universities. Chetan Chauhan reports.

Consistency paid well to ICSE and ISC toppers

The girls rule the roost in this year's examination results announced by CISCE on Saturday. Shalaka Kulkarni from Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane and Madhvi Singh from Carmel School, Dhanbad, have been receiving congratulatory messages since Saturday morning...  

Govt re-engineers IIT admission test format

The IIT-JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) will undergo major changes from next year with the aim of reducing stress on engineering college aspirants, HRD minister Kapil Sibal announced on Monday.

CBSE 90s club to keep cut-offs high

The 90s club in the Central Board of Secondary Education class 12 exams went up by 900 students this year as the number of students scoring more than 90% went up from 6,471 last year to 7,371 this year.

How to look for an internship this summer

In India there is still a dearth of well-regulated internships mediums as compared to abroad but things are changing. Freshers should be careful as to where they are doing their internships. It should depend upon their interest and aspirations.

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