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The Farce of University Rankings and ‘Liberal’ Education in Foreign Countries

The Farce of University Rankings and ‘Liberal’ Education in Foreign Countries

Why is my university not on the so-called prestigious ‘QS World Rankings’? After almost a year of contemplation, I arrived at this question: “How can a place as vibrant as a university be given a numerical value?” A great university isn’t just about good placements, fancy buildings,s, and well-paid faculty; it also must provide its […]

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR Launches Online MBA Program In Partnership With Great Learning

Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR And IISER Pune Sign Memorandum Of Understanding For Research Collaboration And Exchange

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaborations in scientific research & development (R&D) and faculty/student exchanges between the two institutions. The agreement enables the two institutions to pursue significant academic cooperation in R&D projects in the areas […]

Maharashtra: Medical College Proposes Course in COVID-19 Management

Maharashtra: Medical College Proposes Course in COVID-19 Management

The government medical college in Aurangabad, one of the biggest health facilities in the Marathwada region, has proposed a certificate course in COVID-19 prevention and management for state-run medical colleges, an official said on Thursday. The course will help treatment facilities get a continuous flow of doctors and required manpower for hospital services, Dr. Kananbala […]

DUTA holds Protest Demanding Regularisation of ad-hoc Teachers

DU Teachers Reject the Request for Feedback on Higher Education Commission of India

Delhi University teachers have largely rejected the varsity authorities’ request for feedback on the proposed Higher Education Commission of India, which will become a single overarching regulator for higher and technical education. The teachers say the one-week deadline that acting vice-chancellor P.C. Joshi gave them to respond is too short. Any hurried exercise can only […]

First IIT in UAE to admit Indian expats, Emiratis and other international students: Indian Ambassador

IITs most Likely not to Hike Fees for MTech Courses

The fees for MTech courses in IITs will most likely not be hiked this year as the committee headed by the union education minister decided against it. The IIT council headed by Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is learned to have decided against giving nod to a proposal to hike fees for M Tech […]