Orissa High Court calls for review of National Law Universities' NRI quota system

The HC said that students belonging to the category of NRI, who are very low ranked in the merit list, often get seats in the NLUs whereas general candidates having secured better marks lag behind.

published on : 25th October 2020

Distance Education: Kerala government allows state universities to apply for UGC approval

Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel had earlier said that the government would go for a rethink on state varsities' distance education courses.

published on : 15th October 2020

DMK urges Centre to implement 27% quota in National Law Universities

Baalu, in a letter to the Union Minister, said the non-implementation of reservation has put the OBC students to a great disadvantage.

published on : 11th October 2020

Amid uproar, Odisha Assembly passes Universities Amendment Bill

BJP boycotts discussion, Cong dubs it unconstitutional, illegal ‘Black Bill’

published on : 7th October 2020

Odisha Opposition slams move to amend Universities Act, Tara tears Bill

The Government has brought the Bill with a motive to bring the management of the universities under its control, he alleged.

published on : 30th September 2020

Only 50% fees to be paid during admission to law varsities: Consortium

The announcement by the consortium comes at the heels of the CLAT 2020 examination that was held across 300 centres in the country.

published on : 28th September 2020

Bill to create three new varsities opposed

Former minister and Byatarayanapura MLA Krishna Byregowda pointed out that this proposal was there during the Congress tenure too.

published on : 26th September 2020

Odisha Universities Ordinance aligns to UGC regulations

Experts say it maintains that the Govt nominee in VC search panel will be an eminent academician

published on : 18th September 2020

A dozen universities in Tamil Nadu to hold final semester exams in September

Chief Secretary K Shanmugam said that the secretary of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved the conduct of the examinations online, offline or through a combination of both modes

published on : 16th September 2020

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan opposes OUA ordinance, seeks Ramesh Pokhriyal’s intervention

In a letter to Pokhriyal on Tuesday, Pradhan said the amendment has come under severe criticism from the State’s academic community due to the drastic and regressive changes.

published on : 16th September 2020

UK universities prepare to reopen amid updated COVID-19 guidance to limit gatherings

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons on Thursday that he wants students to be careful not to pass on coronavirus to more vulnerable groups of their parents and grandparents.

published on : 11th September 2020

Sambalpur University teachers oppose changes in Odisha Universities Act

In a general body meeting held on Tuesday, the SUTA discussed the shortcomings of the Ordinance and resolved to oppose the amendments.

published on : 10th September 2020

Andhra Pradesh government forms committee to set up private universities

The committee was formed under Sections 2 (10) and 8 of the Andhra Pradesh Private Universities (Establishment and Regulation) Act, 2016.

published on : 8th September 2020

Winds of change on campus in Odisha

Four days back, the State Cabinet gave it the nod. The Ordinance has now received assent of the Governor.

published on : 6th September 2020

BJP, Congress target Odisha government over Universities Act amendment 

The pro-student and pro-academician decision will lead to improvement in education and make administration of universities more effective and transparent.

published on : 5th September 2020
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