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Rajju Bhaiya varsity introduces NEP-based course from 2021-22 session

Rajju Bhaiya varsity to introduce NEP-based course from 2021-22 session

ANI | By K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Students seeking admission at the Prof Rajendra Singh (Rajju Bhaiya) State University, in the upcoming academic session, will be able to take up a course designed in accordance with the new National Education Policy (NEP)-2020.
Representational image. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Representational image. (HT FILE PHOTO)

Punjab govt to accord status of state university to two engineering colleges

PTI | , Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 10:17 AM IST
A decision to this effect was taken by the state cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
The decision to resume classes in colleges and universities after eight months was taken by the state home department in consultation with the higher education department.(HT file photo)
The decision to resume classes in colleges and universities after eight months was taken by the state home department in consultation with the higher education department.(HT file photo)

Punjab to open colleges, universities from November 16

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 03:49 PM IST
The higher education department, which will issue the detailed guidelines and standard operating procedures, plans to start with in-person classes for sciences or medicine, and research-related courses initially.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra.(HT file)
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra.(HT file)

Rajasthan governor asks universities to conduct plantation drive on Independence Day

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2020 07:16 PM IST
A total of 88,151 saplings have been given to the universities for the plantation drive, a statement said on Wednesday.
Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee.(PTI file)
Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee.(PTI file)

Colleges, universities to remain shut in Bengal till June 30, says Partha Chatterjee

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The decision was taken based on the recommendations given by the vice-chancellors of the state universities, he told a press meet.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

State-run Bengal varsities recommend continued suspension of classes till June 30

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 05:08 PM IST
The vice-chancellors took a resolution in this regard during a meeting held on Friday.
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant. (HT file)
Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant. (HT file)

Tweak the Maharashtra universities laws to help the 2020-21 batch finish their academic year

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 04:47 PM IST
This comes barely a week after the state minister of higher and technical education Uday Samant formed a special committee of experts, to come up with different plans that could adjust not just the examinations and results of the current semester but also plan the 2020-21 academic year.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Uttarakhand govt asks VCs to ensure payment of salaries to employees during lockdown

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Uttarakhand government’s Joint Secretary MA Somwal asked the Vice Chancellors of state universities and affiliated colleges to ensure the payment of salaries to the employees during the lockdown.
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HT Image

75% of applications seeking compensation for farm suicides rejected in Bathinda, Mansa

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Sachin Kumar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Of 530 applications in the two districts, 392 were rejected, with 138 being approved for compensation.
Panjab University recently submitted the placement data to the Centre as part of the National Institutional Ranking Framework
Panjab University recently submitted the placement data to the Centre as part of the National Institutional Ranking Framework

PU placements:Only 1.4% BSc Hons, 21% MA, MSc students got job offers last year

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Out of 4,105 students who completed their studies from the varsity in the last academic year, only 1,064 (26%) got placed
UP Board high school and intermediate 2020 exams will be held under strict vigil of CCTV cameras and digital voice recorders (DVRs) to check malpractices. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)
UP Board high school and intermediate 2020 exams will be held under strict vigil of CCTV cameras and digital voice recorders (DVRs) to check malpractices. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)

UP government to webcast all state University exams

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2020 10:59 AM IST
The order aims at putting a check on use of unfair means during exams, has been issued to all state universities for strict compliance, said the officials without wanting to be named. Read on to know more....
A coffee table book on the vision and mission of the Haryana Welfare Society for Persons with Speech and Hearing Impairment being unveiled during an international conference on ‘Deaf Education: Challenges and Way Forward’ in Rohtak on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
A coffee table book on the vision and mission of the Haryana Welfare Society for Persons with Speech and Hearing Impairment being unveiled during an international conference on ‘Deaf Education: Challenges and Way Forward’ in Rohtak on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Only 5% hearing impaired children go to school in India

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sunil Rahar, Rohtak
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 02:44 PM IST
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HT Image

28% faculty posts vacant in universities, colleges in states

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navneet Sharma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2019 11:15 PM IST
Punjab has only 391 regular teachers in government colleges against the sanctioned strength of 1,873
Pooja Khullar, principal, Dronacharya Government College, said that the department had scaled up its efforts in assisting colleges with NAAC accreditation.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Pooja Khullar, principal, Dronacharya Government College, said that the department had scaled up its efforts in assisting colleges with NAAC accreditation.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Private companies to help government colleges of Gurugram to improve NAAC rating

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Raising concerns, the department said that colleges neither had internal capability nor the bandwidth to prepare themselves for accreditations and ratings.The department has sought bids from private companies which can handhold HEIs in various areas and enable them in getting NAAC accreditations.
UGC Building(HT File)
UGC Building(HT File)

UGC cracks whip to fill vacant posts in universities

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 09:53 AM IST
The letter written by UGC secretary Prof Rajnish Jain states that “shortage of quality teaching faculty in higher education institutions is a major concern and requires to be addressed immediately for improving the quality of higher education.”
The scope of the study will involve the PhD theses awarded in different disciplines by various central universities, state universities, state private universities and deemed-to-be universities(Sonu Mehta/HT)
The scope of the study will involve the PhD theses awarded in different disciplines by various central universities, state universities, state private universities and deemed-to-be universities(Sonu Mehta/HT)

UGC to review quality of PhD theses over 10 yrs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 11:26 PM IST
The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about lowering quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are done.
The commission has invited proposals to conduct the study on ‘Quality of PhD thesis in Indian universities’ over a period of six months.(Sonu Mehta/HTPhotos)
The commission has invited proposals to conduct the study on ‘Quality of PhD thesis in Indian universities’ over a period of six months.(Sonu Mehta/HTPhotos)

UGC to study quality of PhD thesis for doctoral degrees awarded in last 10 yrs

By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 04:45 PM IST
The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about degrading quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are done.
The government then issued an ordinance on March 7 to lay down that the college or university would be taken as the unit while determining quota.(Hindustan Times)
The government then issued an ordinance on March 7 to lay down that the college or university would be taken as the unit while determining quota.(Hindustan Times)

Varsities running short of teachers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 12:17 AM IST
The process has begun again, from March this year. Still, there are around 6,000 vacancies in the 40 central universities alone, the first official said.
A senior official from the Delhi university said the varsity is taking efforts to bridge the gap.(HT FILE)
A senior official from the Delhi university said the varsity is taking efforts to bridge the gap.(HT FILE)

Central universities’ report card:35% teachers’ posts vacant, can do better

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2019 12:19 AM IST
Delhi university tops the list with 833 vacancies; state’s only central varsity in Wardha to fill 34 posts
With our economic and geographical size, and our young population, India shoulders a great responsibility to our citizens and to the world. In this, science has a key role to play(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
With our economic and geographical size, and our young population, India shoulders a great responsibility to our citizens and to the world. In this, science has a key role to play(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Create a research culture for the growth of science in India

By K Vijay Raghavan
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Our best can be also be more daring in the questions they themselves address, thinking with more originality and ambition
The provision has already been introduced by UP Board for its annual examinations.(Representative image)
The provision has already been introduced by UP Board for its annual examinations.(Representative image)

UP govt tightens norms to check copying in state varsity exams

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Asks government-aided and self-financed degree colleges to install CCTV cameras, voice recorders
The Delhi government’s said that within a year it will come up with guidelines to make its 1,100 schools “inclusive” for transgender students.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi government’s said that within a year it will come up with guidelines to make its 1,100 schools “inclusive” for transgender students.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Govt to frame norms to make schools inclusive for transgender students

PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2018 11:01 AM IST
After this workshop we will collect feedback on how to make school education accessible to transgender and gender non­conforming students. Based on their feedback we will lay down guidelines and policies. SANJAY GOEL, director, Delhi govt’s Directorate of Education
Students preparing for CET Exams outside Lords Universal College, Goregaon in Mumbai, India.(HT Representative Photo)
Students preparing for CET Exams outside Lords Universal College, Goregaon in Mumbai, India.(HT Representative Photo)

Hurdle before autonomy: Only one out of 3 colleges in Maharashtra is graded

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2018 05:40 AM IST
Although the government is pushing for autonomy for more colleges affiliated with state universities, National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) is yet to grade more than 70% of the institutes
The decision will benefit 18 universities. These include 15 state universities, a law university, a deemed university and an open university.(Shankar Mourya/HT Photo)
The decision will benefit 18 universities. These include 15 state universities, a law university, a deemed university and an open university.(Shankar Mourya/HT Photo)

UP: Teachers of state varsities, colleges to get seventh pay panel benefits

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2018 02:02 PM IST
The state cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to implement recommendations of the seventh pay commission for teachers and equivalent cadres in the state universities, deemed universities and degree colleges of Uttar Pradesh.
Governor KK Paul issued guidelines to state universities to ensure that the society at large was benefited by the academia.(HT Photo)
Governor KK Paul issued guidelines to state universities to ensure that the society at large was benefited by the academia.(HT Photo)

To improve ranking of state univs, Uttarakhand Guv lays focus on quality research

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2018 09:53 PM IST
In a move aimed at improving the rankings of all state universities, Uttarakhand governor KK Paul has directed their vice chancellors to ensure quality research and education on campuses although the fund crunch remains the main issue dogging those 11 institutes of higher learning
(Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
(Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)

How vital are rankings when you’re selecting a university?

Hindustan Times | By Lavina Mulchandani
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2018 04:31 PM IST
Global listings might be a comment on the quality of an institute, but here are some tips on how to figure out if it is the right fit for you.
The Ambedkar University at Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi.(Sushil Kumar/ HT file)
The Ambedkar University at Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi.(Sushil Kumar/ HT file)

Ambedkar University begins registration for Kashmere Gate campus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The university offers six undergraduate courses at the Kashmere Gate campus and the last date to complete the registration process is June 23.
LU is the first state university to have such an agreement for generation of solar power.(Representative image)
LU is the first state university to have such an agreement for generation of solar power.(Representative image)

Lucknow University to have solar power on both campuses

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 02:08 PM IST
The University of Lucknow is going for complete solar power. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the hfm Solar Power Pvt Ltd and LU for installation, engineering, production and maintenance of solar power generation on both campuses of the university.
Chandrani Chatterjee, the head of the department, has been asked to step down as it was one of the many demands put forth by the students.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Chandrani Chatterjee, the head of the department, has been asked to step down as it was one of the many demands put forth by the students.(HT FILE PHOTO)

SPPU English dept students score big after authorities agree to demands, end four-day hunger strike

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 05:09 PM IST
The students have demanded to cancel the extension of the term of an assistant professor after its expiry. They also demanded the appointment of Raj Rao to teach the LGBT subject, instead of Jamir Kamble, whose approach had incited uproar among the students.
Faculty members of LU’s psychology department held a meeting to discuss the issue of crime against women.(HT Photo)
Faculty members of LU’s psychology department held a meeting to discuss the issue of crime against women.(HT Photo)

Crime against women: UP police rope in LU psychology dept to lend helping hand to victims

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 03:47 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh police roped in psychology department of the Lucknow University to prepare a comprehensive strategy to tackle crime against women and how teachers can proceed with counselling of victims.
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