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(L-R) Phalgun Kompalli, Co-Founder, Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD, and Ronnie Screwvala, Executive Chairman & Co- Founder, upGrad(Business Wire India)

upGrad doubles revenue per quarter - looks to close FY’21 with INR 1200 crore run rate

UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 02:59 PM IST
‘Higher Education’ being recognised as the fastest growing in overall edtech sector, claims upGrad Executive Chairman, Screwvala
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‘Exams, evaluation to remain suspended till April 14’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2020 07:52 PM IST
All education institutions, faculty members researchers, non-teaching staff are working from home till April 14.
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(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

The road map for higher education in India

By Dr. Vinod Bhat
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Sustaining education standards and employability will become a challenge. India will be the most populous country in the world, and will grow to about 1.5 billion people by 2030.
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Why successive budgets seem to have neglected higher education

By Girish Shahne
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 04:09 PM IST
As the Centre curtails provisions, universities have sought to bolster other sources of income. A sharp increase in room rents and mess charges in late October sparked an agitation in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) which culminated in a ghastly attack on the campus by masked activists on 5 January.
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Representational image.(Sattish Bate/HT)

Two-day seminar on role of academic audit in higher education held in Mathura

By Press Trust of India | Mathura (UP)
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 01:15 PM IST
The professor with experience of conducting academic and administrative audit (AAA) in more than 160 colleges addressed the delegates of the seminar through webcast. Read on to know more..
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President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)

Number of girls in higher education higher than boys for first time: President Kovind

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:55 AM IST
Addressing a joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, Kovind said, “I am delighted to inform you that for the first time ever in history of the country, number of girls admitted in higher education has exceeded that of boys”.
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Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra.(HT file)
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra.(HT file)

Rajasthan Governor tells VC’s to focus on making higher education job oriented

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 08:08 PM IST
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra said the country has plenty of meritorious students yet the county was lagging behind in global ranking in higher education as he laid emphasis on taking steps to stop brain drain.
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Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor GC Murmu.(PTI file)
Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor GC Murmu.(PTI file)

Higher education institutes must create opportunities for youth, says J-K Lt Governor

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 04:22 PM IST
While addressing the North Zone Vice Chancellor’s Meet organised at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Murmu said the institutions must exploit and create opportunities for the youth of the country.
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The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit with a focus on higher education. (Representational image)(Getty Images)
The second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit with a focus on higher education. (Representational image)(Getty Images)

Higher education focus of 2nd Indo-French knowledge summit

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:29 PM IST
The summit is being organised by the Embassy of France in India, in partnership with Universite de Lyon, Campus France, and Emlyon Business School, on the French side, and the Ministries of Science and Technology and Human Resource Development (MHRD) on the Indian side.
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There has been an explosion in the number of higher education programs offered in India. You can choose certificates, diplomas, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in a huge range of disciplines from business, media, medicine, psychology, technology to many others.(Shutterstock)
There has been an explosion in the number of higher education programs offered in India. You can choose certificates, diplomas, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in a huge range of disciplines from business, media, medicine, psychology, technology to many others.(Shutterstock)

10 things to check before joining a course

By Akhil Shahani
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 11:31 AM IST
Regardless if you are going to a reputed large college or a small franchised coaching class, there are some common aspects you need to check before joining a course.
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All higher education institutions in the country need to be interdisciplinary(File)
All higher education institutions in the country need to be interdisciplinary(File)

How higher education in India is transforming into broader education

By Aniha Brar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 04:26 PM IST
Institutions are moving towards more collaborative and innovative learning through a growing engagement with the liberal arts .
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In today’s competitive business environment and increasingly interconnected world, university graduates require the cultural agility to prepare for and create the jobs of the future.(HT file)
In today’s competitive business environment and increasingly interconnected world, university graduates require the cultural agility to prepare for and create the jobs of the future.(HT file)

Fostering holistic growth

By Dr Dino Willox
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 06:54 PM IST
While degrees are still necessary, it is essential that students also expand their learning and skills across a range of experiences. Employers are increasingly looking for enterprising mindsets and creativity as well as discipline specific knowledge.
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The UGC building in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
The UGC building in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Professors, academicians condemn Centre’s move to scrap UGC

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 06:20 PM IST
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has prepared a draft Act to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) with a new regulator for higher education in the country.
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The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, rises up to the 13th place in the 2018 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies ranking revealed on Wednesday.(HT photo/file)
The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, rises up to the 13th place in the 2018 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies ranking revealed on Wednesday.(HT photo/file)

THE Rankings 2018: IISc rises up to 13th place among institutions in emerging economies

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 09:54 PM IST
The 2018 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies ranking revealed on Wednesday includes 42 of India’s institutions, with the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, rising up to the 13th place.
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Students take part in a rally for education.(Photo for representation)
Students take part in a rally for education.(Photo for representation)

UGC releases list of 24 fake varsities, including eight in Delhi; check list here

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 06:32 PM IST
UGC list of fake varsities: Some of the fake universities include Commercial University, United Nations University, Vocational University, ADR-Centric Juridical University, Indian Institution of Science and Engineering, etc.
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