Mark the dates: CUET-UG to be held in May 2024

The JEE-Mains will be held in two sessions: the first session will be held in January and the second in April. The NEET undergraduate test for next year will be conducted on May 5.

published on : 20th September 2023

Delhi HC allows DU to admit students for five-year law course through CLAT this year

While passing an interim order, A division bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took into consideration the fact that classes have started in all other universities for this year.

published on : 18th September 2023

Andhra Kesari University  to start its maiden batch from September 25 

As per the UGC guidelines, the university authorities are going to carry out the admission process for about 700 post-graduation (PG) seats for as many as 17 various science and arts courses.

published on : 18th September 2023

Delhi HC seeks UGC's stand on criteria for law admissions

The order by a bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma came on a petition against DU’s decision to admit students to the course solely on the basis of CLAT-UG 2023 and not CUET.

published on : 14th September 2023

Sambalpur residents seek UGC nod for resumption of courses in OSOU

Convener of OSOUBA Parvez Ali Khan said it is disheartening that even after around eight years of its establishment, OSOU does not have its own infrastructure.

published on : 4th September 2023

UGC reprimands Jadavpur varsity for 'generic' report on student death, lack of measures to curb ragging

The letter undersigned by Manish Joshi, secretary of the UGC, asked the university authorities to submit the compliances specific to its queries with concrete documentary evidence.

published on : 17th August 2023

Six more arrested in Jadavpur University student's death

The victim, a first-year student of Bengali honours, had fallen from the balcony of his hostel last week and died during treatment.

published on : 16th August 2023

Jadavpur varsity death: Anti-ragging committee submits report to UGC

Another internal inquiry committee, formed by the university in the wake of the incident, has also recorded the statements of all stakeholders.

published on : 15th August 2023

UGC asks Jadavpur University to submit report on student's death

The UGC, in its communication, has provided a format that the university must follow while submitting the report. 

published on : 14th August 2023

CUET-UG results announced: Over 22,000 candidates score 100 percentile, maximum in English

The much-anticipated results showed that after English, the maximum top scorers were in Biology and Economics.

published on : 15th July 2023

'Specify steps taken to end caste discrimination on campuses': SC to UGC

Terming it a ‘very sensitive matter’ the Supreme Court on Thursday sought the UGCs’ response in a PIL filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi.  

published on : 8th July 2023

Curb corruption in recruitment process instead of constantly changing rules, UGC urged

Speaking to TNIE, Save Higher Education Forum State Coordinator R Murali said the UGC had several times changed the minimum qualification in the past 15 years.

published on : 7th July 2023

PhD not mandatory for Assistant Professors starting July; NET, SET, SLET main criteria

Taking to Twitter, UGC Chairman Prof M Jagadesh Kumar said that PhD qualification for appointment as an Assistant Professor would be optional from July 1, 2023. 

published on : 5th July 2023

Khallikote varsity to wait for UGC nod to issue original certificates

Mohanty added that the university controller of examinations has readied all the necessary certificates and grade sheets that will be provided to students once the academic session ends. 

published on : 28th June 2023

NHRC to summon UGC chief over harassment charges

Taking cognizance of the issue, the NHRC has directed the Registry to issue summons to the Chairman, UGC and President- SAU to appear in person before the commission on August 25, 2023.

published on : 24th June 2023

UGC chief takes a jibe at academics criticising NCERT textbook revision

The dropping of several topics and portions from NCERT textbooks last month triggered a controversy, with the Opposition blaming the BJP-led Centre of "whitewashing with vengeance". 

published on : 17th June 2023

Clash with Kerala University exam date: PG students miss UGC-NET

Despite representations from the PG students, the varsity did not re-schedule the exam, it is alleged.

published on : 16th June 2023

UGC-NET: The Ultimate Gateway?

The University Grants Commission - National Eligibility Test (UGC - NET) is a standardised common exam that takes place twice a year.

published on : 12th June 2023

'Eligible teachers should be appointed to teach Tamil medium PG courses'

In the press statement, Thangaraj said both the DMK and AIADMK governments have been Tamil-centric.

published on : 10th June 2023

Is autonomy in higher education a paradoxical pandemonium?

An autonomous college is, in principle, free to fix the fees for every programme and every course. It is also free to decide the mode of collection of fees.

published on : 10th June 2023
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