In the reformed examination system, 30 per cent of the questions will be from textbooks and the rest 70 per cent will centre around innovation and creativity among other things, he said.
According to officials, schedules for common entrance tests, including Eamcet would be released soon.
Last year, the Human Resource Development Ministry had announced its decision to replace the UGC by repealing the UGC Act, 1951.
The colleges are under scrutiny for construction in catchment areas of reservoirs and usage of urban land in surplus.
The protesters raised slogans against the 'commercialisation' of education and the police’s intervention in 'democratic' protests of students.
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He was speaking at a national conference on innovation in higher education, conducted by Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI), here on Saturday.
Pharmacy associations of the State are up in arms against the State Government’s apathetic attitude towards pharmacists and pharmacy students.
He further added that doing so would have given confidence to students/parents and add another layer of scrutiny.
The duration of the project will be two years from the date of receipt of funds in the institute’s account.
The technical education regulator under the HRD Ministry will be providing grants under the Modernisation and Removal of Obsolescence (MODROBS) scheme.
The total BTech seat strength in Odisha has come down from 38,296 in 2018-19 to 34,223 in 2019-20.
WITH interest in engineering education waning, more technical institutions from Tamil Nadu have opted for reduction in intake or closure this year.
Deemed-to-be universities across the nation offering technical and engineering courses should henceforth get sanction from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).