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UGC asks universities and their affiliated colleges to review curriculum every three years

Hindustan Times | Neelam Pandey  |  Hindustan Times Feb 09, 2017  | New Delhi |

Curriculum of universities might soon undergo a change. All the universities across the country have been asked to review their curriculum in a bid to make students passing out more employable. 194 more words

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NIRF 2017: Universities to be ranked for overall and discipline-specific excellence

Jan 31, 2017  | Gauri Kohli |  Hindustan Times |  New Delhi |

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) – India’s own top university rankings, launched last year by the HRD ministry will have unique features this year. 625 more words

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EDUCATION SYSTEM: A HOLLOW WISDOM THAT NEEDS TO BE CHANGED

“Education system in India is made in such a way that students are pressurized to follow set rules, this needs to change,” says Sunder Pichai, CEO of Google. 689 more words

AICTE

Mr PM, let’s defocus on corruption & start discussing honest officers! They can make Clean India with clean endeavours by clearing corruption!

When demonetisation drive has already triggered rampant round of discussions on corrupt officials, I would like to divert the attention towards the life of honest government officials. 669 more words

India

Don’t link grades with the grants: Prof D P Singh, NAAC director

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jan 7, 2017  |   Mihika Basu |

For the first time perhaps, the director of the country’s National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru, has said that grades from accreditation agencies must not be linked with grants as it “shifts the focus from process and quality to just outcomes (grades)”. 259 more words

UGC

Javadekar chalks up strategy for new world class institutions

The New Indian Express | By Sanjay Singh  |   10th December 2016 |

NEW DELHI: After hectic political lobbying, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and his ministry will identify 10 public and 10 private higher educational institutions to develop them as world-class institutions, virtually sidelining state-run academic regulatory bodies, the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), which were initially tasked to do it but were ineffective. 308 more words

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