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AICTE, PCI settle regulatory discord over pharmacy education

The Times of India | PTI | April 24, 2016 |

New Delhi, Apr 24: The HRD Ministry has worked out an agreement between All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) to settle “regulatory discord” over running of pharmacy colleges. 231 more words

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Institutes should take the NIRF rankings seriously, says NBA chairman Surendra Prasad

The Hindu | NEW DELHI, April 16, 2016 |

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) recently released the first-ever government rankings of educational institutions, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). 446 more words

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Planning Panel [Niti Aayog] recommends structure for setting up Foreign University in India

It all started with a proposed full-fledged legislation, then a via-media route was found and Academic Collaboration Regulations was introduced in 2013, which also did not work out to be effective, now it is planned to be part of National Education Policy. 419 more words

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Advertising Council finds ads of major Coaching Institutes misleading

In a major crackdown on Advertisements released by the Coaching Institutes in print media as well as on their websites, engaged in field of Coaching Students for CAT, MBA, Law Entrance, Banking Examinations, the Advertisement Standard Council of India, has in its decision of January 2016 has found several of their ads to be misleading, unsubstantiated and ambiguous. 808 more words

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NIRF Ranking framework to help institutions, students and industry

Gauri Kohli | Hindustan Times | New Delhi |  April 15, 2016 |

With the release of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Indian institutions should now be able to introspect on their weaknesses and strengths and improve themselves. 520 more words

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SC issues Notice to Deemed Universities on Transfer Petition by MHRD relating to Deemed University Regulations, 2010

Supreme Court has issued Notice to Deemed Universities on a Transfer Petition filed by MHRD relating to transfer of Appeal filed by MHRD challenging the judgement passed by Karnataka High Court dated 22.05.2014, which quashed the University Grants Commission (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulation 2010 as ultravires to UGC Act, 1956 and Constitution of India. 655 more words

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Four points about the India Rankings 2016 of the National Institutional Ranking Framework, NIRF

Business Insider India | Amit Kapoor | April 11, 2016 |

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has recently declared its India Rankings 2016 which come under the National Institutional Ranking Framework that had been approved and launched by HRD Minister Smriti Irani on 29th September 2015. 758 more words

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