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'Muslim' from AMU, 'Hindu' from BHU should be dropped, says UGC

India Today | New Delhi, October 9, 2017 |

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended to drop words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ in names of universities–Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University. 196 more words


UGC Invites proposal for Institutions of Eminence (IOEs)

ND TV | Education | Pres Trust of India |  September 12, 2017 |

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has rolled out an application process for varsities and institutes seeking the “eminence” tag. 529 more words


About e-ShodhSindhu Consortia

Based on the recommendation of an Expert Committee, the MHRD has formed e-ShodhSindhu merging three consortia initiatives, namely UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, NLIST and INDEST-AICTE Consortium… 72 more words

Online Learning Portal (Vidya-mitra) for all the E-content Projects Developed Under the NME-ICT, MHRD

About Vidya-mitra

Vidya-mitra is an online learning portal for all the e-content projects developed under the NME-ICT (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology), MHRD… 55 more words

"No research please, we are college teachers" - On the HRD Ministry's latest bright idea.

A version of this piece appeared yesterday in The Wire

“I would like to thank Huddersfield University for enabling me to have a sabbatical semester to work on this revised edition and for providing such a supportive environment.

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JoSAA-JEE Advanced 2017: Counselling round III schedule revised & announced

Education News

The third round of the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) for the JEE Advanced qualified students had been put on hold under the directive of the Supreme Court in response to a plea which required a new merit list to be released because of the ‘bonus marks’ given. 154 more words


JoSAA 2017: Check out the first round of seat allocation at josaa.nic.in

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), displayed first round of seat allocation on June 28, 2017 for JEE main and advanced aspirants. 84 more words