Tag Archives: UGC

Delhi Skill And Entrepreneurship University Aims To Create Spaces For Students From Different Backgrounds: VC

Delhi Skill And Entrepreneurship University Aims To Create Spaces For Students From Different Backgrounds: VC

Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) aims to create spaces for students from different backgrounds to study and advance in different fields, said Vice-Chancellor Neharika Vohra. She made the remark during an event on Spanish Language Day at Guru Nanak Dev DSEU Rohini Campus on Monday. The event was also attended by Ambassador of the […]

Teacher was ad-hoc, suspended: Sharda University tells UGC over question comparing Hindutva, fascism

Teacher Was Ad-Hoc, Suspended: Sharda University Tells UGC Over Question Comparing Hindutva, Fascism

Sharda University on Tuesday sent a detailed report to the University Grants Commission which had sought its explanation over an “objectionable” question in an internal examination that compared Hindutva and fascism. The UGC, which regulates higher education in India, had sought a detailed action-taken report from the Greater Noida-located private university over the last week’s […]

Delhi University VC Urged To Look Into 'Shortfall' In Enrolment Of Students Under Reserved Categories

Delhi University VC Urged To Look Into ‘Shortfall’ In Enrolment Of Students Under Reserved Categories

The Forum of Academics for Social Justice has written to Delhi University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh, urging him to analyze the admission data of the past five years to look into the “shortfall” in enrolment of students under reserved categories before initiating this year’s admission process. In a letter to the Vice-Chancellor Singh, Hansraj Suman, […]

UGC Releases Guidelines to Offer Twinning, Joint Degree, and Dual Degree Programs

UGC Releases Guidelines to Offer Twinning, Joint Degree, and Dual Degree Programs

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released notification guidelines for Twinning, Joint Degree, and Dual Degree Programmes. The guidelines state regulations for all the three-degree programmes and the provisions for collaborations for the participating universities. According to the regulations, a Joint Degree Programme curriculum shall be designed jointly by the collaborating Indian and Foreign Higher […]

Manipal Academy of Higher Education wins Legal Battle With Namesake Clones, Using Manipal Brand Name

Manipal Academy of Higher Education wins Legal Battle With Namesake Clones, Using Manipal Brand Name

Termed “unfair’ and “not honest” by the Additional District and Sessions Court, Bengaluru, the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Institute of Eminence Deemed to be University) (MAHE) has crossed a major hurdle in its legal battle against its namesake clones that have been using the ‘Manipal’ brand name and trademark for their own profit-making initiatives […]

Focus Is On Implementation Issues As UGC Allows Students To Pursue Two Full-time Degrees Simultaneously

Focus Is On Implementation Issues As UGC Allows Students To Pursue Two Full-time Degrees Simultaneously

Breaking away from its earlier rigid guidelines that allowed students to take upon only one full-time degree at a time, the University Grants Commission recently announced that students can now voluntarily choose to pursue two degrees of the same level at the same time from recognized institutes. While it has the potential to widen students’ […]

After UGC and AICTE, NMC Issues Advisory; Says MBBS, BDS from Pakistan Not Valid in India

After UGC and AICTE, NMC Issues Advisory; Says MBBS, BDS from Pakistan Not Valid in India

After India’s two higher education regulators — the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) — had put out joint advisory warning students against pursuing higher education in Pakistan, now the National Medical Commission (NMC) has done the same. The NMC has issued a warning to Indian students and […]

Vice President Naidu Calls for Taking Higher Education to Rural Areas to Make it More Inclusive, Equitable

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for taking higher education into the rural areas and making it more inclusive and equitable. Speaking at the Centenary celebrations of the Delhi University, The Vice President said, “This dimension of inclusiveness and equitable access to education to rural youth is critical because education plays a key […]

Pakistani Degree Holders Will Not Qualify for Jobs or Further Studies in India: UGC-AICTE

Pakistani Degree Holders Will Not Qualify for Jobs or Further Studies in India: UGC-AICTE

India’s top education regulatory bodies said that Indian nationals or overseas Indian citizens with a degree from a Pakistani educational institution “shall not be eligible for seeking employment or higher studies in India”. On Friday, the University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education issued a joint “public notice” to Indian nationals to […]

Tie-ups Between Indian and Foreign Universities Simplified

Tie-ups Between Indian and Foreign Universities Simplified

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has simplified the procedure for an Indian higher education institution to offer programmes in collaboration with foreign universities by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with each other directly if they meet certain eligibility criteria, said UGC Chairman M. Jagadesh Kumar. In its 557th meeting recently, the UGC decided […]