India and Australia on Thursday signed a Framework Mechanism for Mutual Recognition of Qualifications that will help ease the mobility of students and professionals between the two countries. While the two countries will recognise the degrees, professional registrations of engineering, medicine, and law pass-outs will remain outside the framework’s ambit. The agreement was signed following […]
Even as the University Grants Commission (UGC) has cleared foreign varsities to set campuses in the country, a proposal on the same is still missing, Subhash Sarkar, Minister of State (MoS) for Education, in a written reply to Lok Sabha, said. The minister was responding to a question on the measures taken by the government […]
Union Minister Subhas Sarkar on Saturday said the aim of the government is to make the country a global knowledge superpower. Mr. Sarkar, the Union Minister of State for Education, said this while addressing the 5th globalised education forum of the Indian Chamber of Commerce where he dwelt on the topic ‘Revisiting the idea of […]
India is looking to provide its human capital with the skills for thriving in a challenging and dynamic professional landscape. It has become imperative for the country to capitalise on its demographic dividend to realise its dream of becoming a $ 5 trillion economy. However, this can only happen if the country can add more […]
Eminent Indian-American academician Sunil Kumar has been appointed the next president of Massachusetts-based Tufts University, the first person of colour to occupy the position. Kumar, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Johns Hopkins University was named the next president of Tufts University by the Board of Trustees and will succeed President Anthony […]
The Indian Institutes of Science (IISc) retained its spot as the highest-ranking Indian university in the 2023 edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. Meanwhile, major IITs including those in Delhi, Roorkee, Kanpur, Mumbai, and Kharagpur continued to boycott the rankings for 3rd year in a row citing issues of ‘transparency’ in the ranking […]
A delegation of 21 higher education institutions from the United States attended a student fair in Mumbai as a part of the Education Trade Mission led by the US Universities Department of Commerce.
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 has finally been released and as expected, the University of Oxford has once again topped the ranking list- for 7th time in a row. As per THE World University Rankings, the University of Oxford (UK) is followed by the University of Harvard (US) and the University […]
Four southern universities, including the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, are among the 48 Indian universities engaged or actively pursuing collaborations with foreign higher education institutions (HEIs) under the government’s twinning scheme.
Union Education and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan asserted that India needs to prepare its youth to become job creators instead of job-seekers. Speaking at the 36th convocation event of SASTRA Deemed University in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur, Pradhan said that a sizeable mass of the society will have to become entrepreneurs and wealth creators in […]