Universities' association mulls consortium to attract foreign students to India

AIU president G Thiruvasagam said a high-level committee has been formed as the first step towards forming the consortium.

published on : 29th November 2021

State Assembly passes Bill to establish two universities

As Vizianagaram district does not have a State university too, the new legislation passed proposed to establish JNTU-Gurajada in the district.

published on : 25th November 2021

Karnataka rolls out red carpet for Australian universities to set up campuses in state

The minister encouraged the setting up of centres of excellence by Australia in collaboration with universities in Karnataka

published on : 26th October 2021

Huawei influence at Cambridge University under the scanner: Report

According to a media report, around 20 leading British universities had collectively accepted more than 40 million pounds in funding from Huawei and state-owned Chinese companies in recent years.

published on : 13th September 2021

Afghan universities deserted as Taliban impose new rules

The Taliban have promised a softer rule than during their first stint in power from 1996-2001, when women's freedoms in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed

published on : 7th September 2021

Women attending private Afghan Universities to wear niqab, cover face: Taliban

The decree applies to private colleges and universities, which have mushroomed since the Taliban's first rule ended in 2001.

published on : 6th September 2021

Mixed classes banned by Taliban but Afghan women will be allowed to attend university

The group have pledged to respect progress made in women's rights, but only according to their strict interpretation of Islamic law.

published on : 29th August 2021

Universities, colleges in Odisha to shift certificates to DigiLocker

It will not only ensure easy access and retrieval of an academic award but also validate and guarantee its authenticity and safe storage.

published on : 26th August 2021

Indian students see record entries to UK universities as travel rules ease up

Indian students planning to travel to Britain to take up their courses no longer need to quarantine in a government-managed facility for 10 days at considerable additional cost.

published on : 11th August 2021

Parliament passes bill to set up central university in Ladakh

Replying to a discussion on the bill, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "Leh, Ladakh, is a priority area for the prime minister. We are committed to establish a quality institution."

published on : 9th August 2021

Universities should discuss socio-economic, political issues facing world: VP Venkaiah Naidu

He wanted the universities to discuss various socio-economic and political issues facing the world and come up with ideas that can be implemented by governments as per their requirements.

published on : 21st July 2021

UGC rules not binding, Odisha government tells High Court on Universities Act

Laws enacted by Odisha legislature cannot be struck down unless they prejudicially affect the standard of education, the affidavit said.

published on : 20th July 2021

Central universities' entrance tests from 2022

There are 41 Central universities in India and the University Grants Commission plans to streamline admissions in these institutions through the Central Universities Common Entrance Test. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Common entrance test for central varsities to be conducted in 2022-23: UGC

There are 41 central universities in India and the University Grants Commission under the Union education ministry plans to streamline the admissions in these institutions.

published on : 18th July 2021

Common test for undergrad admission in universities not to be implemented in 2021-22 session: UGC

In view of prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, admission process in central universities during academic session 2021-22 may continue as per past practice, UGC said.

published on : 18th July 2021
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