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The FRA is in the process of approving fee structures for the upcoming academic year of 2021-22 (for representational purpose only). ISTOCKPHOTO

Consider income loss of families before applying for fee hike: FRA, Maharashtra

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 04:38 PM IST
The state FRA has requested colleges to factor in the last year's economic repercussions on students’ families before applying for annual fee hikes.
University of Mumbai. (Hindustan Times)
University of Mumbai. (Hindustan Times)

MU non-teaching staff to report physically to duty

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 05:50 PM IST
  • The circular further states that class 3 and 4 non-teaching staff of the examination department too will be expected to maintain 100% attendance.
It is unlikely that the Mumbai University will receive a grade before the start of the next academic year.HT FILE
It is unlikely that the Mumbai University will receive a grade before the start of the next academic year.HT FILE

Mumbai university may miss NAAC grade yet again

By Shreya Bhandary, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 01:24 PM IST
It has been almost six weeks since MU submitted its self-study report (SSR) to the NAAC committee, but there has been no response from the officials.
While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)
While colleges in rural areas around Mumbai have been allowed to resume physical classes, the university is yet to allow those within the city. (HT file)

Online exams likely, says Mumbai Varsity

By Priyanka Sahoo, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Though the University of Mumbai (MU) is yet to take a final decision on the issue, sources said that it is more likely to hold online examinations.
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

MU convocation event online but certificates to be distributed by institutes

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:51 AM IST
  • MU’s online convocation is scheduled to take place on February 1 this year.

Sneha Agarwal: The revolutionary female entrepreneur in the hospitality industry

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Sneha Agarwal, the daughter-in-law of the family who joined the business the day after she got married, has spent a decade in the family business with a vision to learn and expand each day.
Mumbai University. (HT file)
Mumbai University. (HT file)

Technical glitches lead to postponement of Mumbai University’s distance education exam again

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 07:10 PM IST
After receiving flak from students, many of whom also gathered at the university’s Kalina campus on Tuesday evening, IDOL released a statement postponing the day’s exam due to “technical reasons”.
Colleges have deployed more manpower to operate helplines to provide students help during examinations.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Colleges have deployed more manpower to operate helplines to provide students help during examinations.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai University final year exam being held online despite challenges

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Colleges are trying to ensure that no student misses the final examinations.
Mumbai University(HT File)
Mumbai University(HT File)

Mumbai University exam: HC refuses to interfere in varsity’s decision to conduct final year exams from Oct 1

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The Bombay High Court on Saturday refused to intervene in the Mumbai University’s decision to conduct final year examination for its undergraduate courses from October 1.
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University final year online exam begins; some colleges face technical glitches, others postpone exams

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Some colleges also chose to use more time to train teachers and students on the new concept of examinations that will be conducted online and therefore decided to start exams for ATKT students starting next week.
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University Final Exams: Deadline to submit applications extended till Sept 20

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant on Thursday announced three days’ extension for students to submit applications for the last year/semester examinations of Mumbai University
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University final year exams: Colleges don’t have to share question bank with students, say principals

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 11:22 AM IST
Colleges at present have already started work on putting together an exam schedule and conducting mock tests for their students to understand the new concept.
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University final year exams: Varsity issues second circular to clarify doubts

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 08:25 PM IST
With several colleges still grappling with multiple choice question (MCQ) format and ensuring all students are able to appear for exams online, the MU circular emphasises on the role of a cluster or lead college.
Mumbai University
Mumbai University

Mumbai University final year exams schedule released, to be conducted online in MCQ format

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 02:22 PM IST
Addressed to all affiliated colleges, the varsity has clarified that all exams will be conducted online in multiple choice question (MCQ) format and only in special cases where students have not been able to appear for exams online will be allowed to appear for offline exams.
File photo: Mumbai University.(Hemant Padalkar/Hindustan Times)
File photo: Mumbai University.(Hemant Padalkar/Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University issues new circular on online classes

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:27 AM IST
The circular further states that colleges should also make such lectures available on YouTube and Facebook.
(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai University reopens pre-admission registration link for undergraduate courses

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 02:51 PM IST
A day after the University of Mumbai released the first merit list for undergraduate degree courses, it has reopened the pre-admission registrations link for interested students.
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai University Admissions 2020: First merit list released, cutoff expected to spike

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 11:56 AM IST
Mumbai University first merit list 2020 has been released. Once again this year, colleges are expecting a spike in cut-offs, especially after most of the education boards managed to release good results for their class 12 board exams this year.
Bombay high court.(HT file)
Bombay high court.(HT file)

Bombay HC asks AICTE to explain after MU objects to make management courses standalone

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2020 11:03 AM IST
AICTE has on February 14, 2020 issued a new Approval Process Handbook prohibiting institutions from conducting MBA and PGDM courses from the same institution.
Mumbai University. (HT file)
Mumbai University. (HT file)

Mumbai university announces helpline for counselling students facing coronavirus anxiety

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Students can call the numbers +91 96190 34634 and +91 93737 00797 between 11 am and 5 pm or write to examhelpline@mu.ac.in.
Mumbai University. (HT file)
Mumbai University. (HT file)

Mumbai University: Ignore fake reports of summer examination session timetables

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2020 04:15 PM IST
It further highlights that during such unprecedented times, rumours have an easy way to reach the public but it is the responsibility of the college staff, administrators as well as students to not fall prey to rumours.
Bombay High Court.(HT file)
Bombay High Court.(HT file)

Exams in time of coronavirus: HC issues notice to Mumbai University over BCOM exams on March 23

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 07:08 PM IST
The division bench of acting chief justice BP Dharmadhikari and justice NR Borkar was hearing a public interest litigation filed by Prabhadevi resident Sagar Jondhale, raising concerns about spread of corona virus.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi(PTI Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi(PTI Photo)

For remarks against Rahul Gandhi, Mumbai University sends director on leave

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Priyanka Sahoo, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 10:59 AM IST
The university has also set up an inquiry committee to look into the matter.
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant.(HT file)
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant.(HT file)

Plan to set up separate varsity for Konkan, says Minister Samant

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant said that there was a long pending demand from the Konkan region regarding the establishment of a separate university.
Sridevi, Mumbai University’s first transgender graduate, holds a degree in Sociology and Psychology.(HT Photo)
Sridevi, Mumbai University’s first transgender graduate, holds a degree in Sociology and Psychology.(HT Photo)

One battle won, many left for Mumbai University’s first transgender graduate

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 08:14 AM IST
Sridevi was the first MU student to officially identify herself as transgender. She enrolled in a BA course at IDOL in 2015-16, the year MU introduced a ‘Transgender’ column separately, apart from the ‘Male’ and ‘Female’ columns.
The University of Mumbai (MU) is offering new courses — diploma, degree or certificate — keeping in mind placements, demands of the industry and interests of students.(Pramod Thakur/HT File Photo)
The University of Mumbai (MU) is offering new courses — diploma, degree or certificate — keeping in mind placements, demands of the industry and interests of students.(Pramod Thakur/HT File Photo)

Want to learn hip hop or video gaming? Enrol in Mumbai University

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 08:36 AM IST
The Mumbai University’s department of communication and journalism has introduced seven certificate courses, which include a three-month certificate course in hip hop studies. Another interesting certificate course is on video game studies.
MU has now directed the college to explain why the varsity should not take action against it under Prohibition of Capitation Fee Act, 1987.(HT Photo)
MU has now directed the college to explain why the varsity should not take action against it under Prohibition of Capitation Fee Act, 1987.(HT Photo)

Mumbai University notice to Jai Hind over WiFi fees; college says it gave refund

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:47 PM IST
According to the notice, inquiry conducted by a varsity committee found credence in a complaint filed around five years ago that said the college had collected 1,000 from students as ‘Wifi charges.
(Hindustan Times file)
(Hindustan Times file)

70K apply, only 42K confirm seats at Mumbai University’s distance education wing

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 12:32 PM IST
The delayed affiliation by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which eventually led to admissions being deferred, might have affected the process. In 2018, over 67,000 students had confirmed their admissions to IDOL.
The University of Mumbai will set up a new study centre for short-term courses and a PhD degree in comparative studies of student and youth movements across the world(Representational photo)
The University of Mumbai will set up a new study centre for short-term courses and a PhD degree in comparative studies of student and youth movements across the world(Representational photo)

Saffronising the study in Mumbai University

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 01:19 AM IST
The centre is named after Balvant (Bal) Apte, the late lawyer, Rajya Sabha MP and ideologue of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Mumbai University said that it has declared the results within the stipulated time(HT Photo)
Mumbai University said that it has declared the results within the stipulated time(HT Photo)

September 1 last date to apply for Bar exam, but MU yet to give mark sheets

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:44 PM IST
Around 500 Bachelor of Law (LLB) students are afraid that they may not be able to take the All India Bar Examination (AIBE), the qualifying exam to practice law, due to the Mumbai University’s (MU) delay in releasing the mark sheets of re-evaluation for their fifth-semester exams
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)

Work on Mumbai University’s Rs 25-cr centre to study youth movements begins

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 03:06 AM IST
The ceremony was performed by RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosbale and was attended by state higher education minister Vinod Tawde.
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