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Amid Covid, 6 teachers ask V-C to postpone PUTA poll, others oppose call

Six teachers have written to the V-C and registrar asking for delayed elections of office bearers of the PU’s teachers’ body, scheduled for September 25 and 26
Panjab University vice-chancellor Raj Kumar has been asked by six faculty members to intervene and ensure that the Panjab University Teachers’ Association elections scheduled for September 25 and 26 are postponed.(HT Photo)
Panjab University vice-chancellor Raj Kumar has been asked by six faculty members to intervene and ensure that the Panjab University Teachers’ Association elections scheduled for September 25 and 26 are postponed.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2020 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDar Ovais, Chandigarh

Panjab University announces 5% fee waiver

The waiver will be applicable to all students on the varsity campus and in regional centres
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Updated on Sep 04, 2020 11:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | ByHT correspondent, Chandigarh

A DU student is fighting two battles: Covid and the stress of online exams

While hundreds of students said they might boycott the online open-book exams after facing several technical issues during the mock tests, Gaurisha Kapila, who tested positive for Covid-19 on July 1, said that she does not want to miss future opportunities by skipping exams.
Kapila said that she was already stressed about the online exams before she tested positive for Covid-19 on July 1.
Kapila said that she was already stressed about the online exams before she tested positive for Covid-19 on July 1.
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 12:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi

AKTU postpones UPSEE 2020 May 10 exam

UPSEE 2020 postponed: AKTU on Wednesday decided to postpone its May 10 state entrance examination (SEE), the Uttar Pradesh state entrance examination (UPSEE) to fill up engineering seats in government and private engineering colleges in Uttar Pradesh.
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Updated on Apr 08, 2020 07:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRajeev Mullick

Panjab University to provide benefit of past services to teachers

The issue of counting of past services of teachers at Panjab University arose in 2017 when over 100 university professors submitted their papers, claiming that their past services were not counted while considering the promotion of teachers under the career advancement scheme (CAS)
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Updated on Feb 19, 2020 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDar Ovais, Chandigarh

Senate elections: PU can’t implement code of conduct: Syndicate

Members say it will hit normal work of the varsity as poll process will last nearly seven months
The senate elections are to be held in August and September this year(HT FILE)
The senate elections are to be held in August and September this year(HT FILE)
Published on Feb 09, 2020 12:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDar Ovais, Chandigarh

PU wardens told to monitor parking areas using CCTVs

Also directed to check recording on regular basis
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 01:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

PUCSC vice-president’s car vandalised for second time in 4 months

The student leader has registered a complaint at Sector 10 police station regarding the issue.
PUCSC vice-president Rahul Kumar’s car was vandalised outside boys’ hostel number 4 of the university.(HT PHOTO)
PUCSC vice-president Rahul Kumar’s car was vandalised outside boys’ hostel number 4 of the university.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 14, 2020 01:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

HT Editorial| In defence of affordable education, for all

Economic deprivation should not hinder the ability of students to access education
If India seeks to become a knowledge economy, enjoy the fruits of demographic dividend, and create aware citizens, it will need to make education accessible to more people(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
If India seeks to become a knowledge economy, enjoy the fruits of demographic dividend, and create aware citizens, it will need to make education accessible to more people(Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jan 12, 2020 07:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

JNU: The attack and the resistance

As violent physical force was unleashed, students rose to forge our democratic future
The structures designed to protect the academic institution have turned against its community of students and teachers(ANI)
The structures designed to protect the academic institution have turned against its community of students and teachers(ANI)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 08:38 PM IST
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HRD ministry seeks immediate report from JNU registrar on campus violence

Violence broke out at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday evening as masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on campus. The violence prompted the university administration to call in the police.
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry on Sunday sought an immediate report from JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar about the law and order situation in the varsity’s campus.(ANI PHOTO.)
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry on Sunday sought an immediate report from JNU Registrar Pramod Kumar about the law and order situation in the varsity’s campus.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 12:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Masked men damaged property, attacked students’: JNU on campus violence

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday expressed shock and concern at the violence which erupted at the Jawaharlal Nehru University which left the university’s students union president Aishe Ghosh badly injured and bleeding.
Masked miscreants armed with sticks roaming inside JNU campus in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Masked miscreants armed with sticks roaming inside JNU campus in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 03:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Students, faculty express shock over PU molestation incident

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Published on Dec 11, 2019 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByDar Ovais, Chandigarh

Non-fulfilment of demands: PUTA members stage protest outside V-C office

PUTA members holding a protest against the ‘lackadaisical attitude of the university administration’ outside the vice-chancellor’s office at Punjabi University in Patiala on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
PUTA members holding a protest against the ‘lackadaisical attitude of the university administration’ outside the vice-chancellor’s office at Punjabi University in Patiala on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 20, 2019 10:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

Spat at Punjabi University over ‘unacceptable’ banner

 The incident occurred when university administration raised objection over banners which reads 'Theka keetab – desi/angrezi' and allegedly threatened exhibitor to tear down the posters.
The posters that led to the argument between an exhibitor and the head of the publication bureau at the book fair at Punjabi University in Patiala on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
The posters that led to the argument between an exhibitor and the head of the publication bureau at the book fair at Punjabi University in Patiala on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 22, 2019 11:15 PM IST
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West Bengal govt gives nod to conduct students’ union polls after 2 years

The Higher Education Department has already sent a letter to the vice-chancellors of four unitary universities - Jadavpur University, Presidency University, Rabindra Bharati University and Diamond Harbour Women’s University - to conduct student union elections.
(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
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Updated on Oct 21, 2019 11:30 AM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India

JNU orders students’ union to vacate office

After the order, the students’ union members staged a sit in protest outside the JNUSU room while the JNU authorities said the new union was yet to be notified by the administration.
It has been reported that the administration had not notified the last students’ union too but members were not asked to vacate their office. Image used for representation.(Ht photo)
It has been reported that the administration had not notified the last students’ union too but members were not asked to vacate their office. Image used for representation.(Ht photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 11:38 PM IST
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Hindustan times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Shimla law varsity students up in arms; V-C shuts institute for a week

Students bemoan lack of facilities and violation of guidelines and on Wednesday staged a Satyagrah to press for their demands
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Updated on Sep 18, 2019 10:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByNavneet Rathore, Shimla

BHU sends professor accused of sexual harassment on leave after protest

Professor Shail Kumar Chaube was suspended last year after 36 women students accused him of making obscene gestures and passing vulgar comments during a study tour.
The protesting students ended their stir on Sunday and submitted an eight-point memorandum to the university administration, demanding the professor’s expulsion and the registration of a first information report (FIR) against him.(HT Photo)
The protesting students ended their stir on Sunday and submitted an eight-point memorandum to the university administration, demanding the professor’s expulsion and the registration of a first information report (FIR) against him.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 05:29 AM IST
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Varanasi | ByHT Correspondent

Become centres of excellence: Maharashtra governor to state varsities

The University of Mumbai (MU), however, cannot apply to become a centre for potential excellence in the absence of a grade from NAAC since 2017.
Ajay Deshmukh, registrar, MU, said that the application process for re-accreditation is underway.(HT image)
Ajay Deshmukh, registrar, MU, said that the application process for re-accreditation is underway.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 02:27 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAnkita Bhatkhande

After getting threats, Allahabad University assistant professor leaves city

Dr Vikram of Allahabad University’s Department of Modern and Medieval History started receiving threats on his phone after a video went viral on social media, showing him delivering a speech in which he passed derogatory remarks against a Hindu God.
Allahabad University assistant professor gets threat calls.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Allahabad University assistant professor gets threat calls.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 12:42 PM IST
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Hisdustan Times, Prayagraj | ByHT Correspondent

After losing MAKA trophy for back to back years, Punjabi university loses tag of sports excellence

Panjab University, Chandigarh, lifted the coveted trophy this year while last year’s winners Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, came second and Punjabi University took the third spot
Punjabi university won MAKA trophy 10 times including six consecutive times between 2012-2017 its performances started declining(HT Photo)
Punjabi university won MAKA trophy 10 times including six consecutive times between 2012-2017 its performances started declining(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 12:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByNavrajdeep Singh

JNUSU claims university trying to impose Hindi on UG students

JNUSU president N Sai Balaji said that the university administration mentioned the proposal of making Hindi a mandatory for the undergraduate students.
Administrative office of JNU(HT)
Administrative office of JNU(HT)
Published on Jun 25, 2019 11:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rajasthan University’s Centre for Mass Communication to stay open, releases new prospectus

Earlier, the university administration announced that the CMC will shut for the lack of faculty. Reports in local newspapers indicated that the faculty of CMC will shift to the Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Rajasthan University.(HT File)
Rajasthan University.(HT File)
Published on May 18, 2019 12:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent, Jaipur

Relief for GLC students? MU says re-exam not against rule

At a special meeting held on Friday, the board members discussed the issue of mass failure among approximately 270 students pursuing three- and five-year LLB courses at GLC.
Providing relief to students of Government Law College (GLC) who failed their practical tests last week, the University of Mumbai’s (MU) board of studies (BoS) for law has opined that varsity rules don’t prohibit the college from conducting re-examination for these students.(HT File)
Providing relief to students of Government Law College (GLC) who failed their practical tests last week, the University of Mumbai’s (MU) board of studies (BoS) for law has opined that varsity rules don’t prohibit the college from conducting re-examination for these students.(HT File)
Published on May 04, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByMusab Qazi

Mumbai University senate members want student helpline

In a letter to vice-chancellor Suhas Pednekar, the members suggested that the university have a call centre where dedicated operators can respond to students’ queries about admissions, examinations and document verification.
Mumbai University senate members want student helpline
Mumbai University senate members want student helpline
Published on Apr 12, 2019 03:41 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Needless State meddling will harm higher education

Choice of research topics should ideally be driven by the motivation towards the subject
Who gets to decide whether a research topic is irrelevant?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Who gets to decide whether a research topic is irrelevant?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

JNU sedition case: Delhi govt seeking legal advice to grant prosecution sanction, say sources

Delhi government sources said there are rules laid down by the court for sanction of prosecution and they will be followed.
Delhi government sources said there are rules laid down by the court for sanction of prosecution and they will be followed.(PTI)
Delhi government sources said there are rules laid down by the court for sanction of prosecution and they will be followed.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 08:19 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Teachers accuse JNU administration of ‘squandering’ varsity resources

JNU teachers’ body also claimed that the university administration is “spread(ing) lies” about promoting research and academic environment on campus.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Wednesday alleged that the administration is “squandering away” university resources over the last two years.(HT file)
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Wednesday alleged that the administration is “squandering away” university resources over the last two years.(HT file)
Published on Nov 29, 2018 05:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University: Denied hostel facility, Dalit student camps on campus

A Dalit student at the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) has started living in a makeshift ‘tent’ on the campus, as the varsity allegedly did not provide him hostel accommodation.
Rohit Singh in his makeshift tent on BBAU campus.(HT Photo)
Rohit Singh in his makeshift tent on BBAU campus.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2018 12:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRajeev Mullick, Lucknow
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