Higher education in India Current Affairs, GK & News
I&B Secretary Amit Khare, an IAS officer of 1985 batch from Jharkhand cadre, has been given the additional charge of Secretary of Department of School Education and Literacy in Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD). The Department of Higher Education is in charge of secondary and post-secondary education. It is empowered to grant deemed university ..
Topics: Amit Khare • Deemed university • Department of Higher Education • Education • Education in India • Higher education • Higher education in India • Indian Institute of Planning and Management • Ministry of Human Resource Development • University Grants Commission
To promote higher education and research & development in the country, the Indian Government has decided to accord the status of Institutes of Eminence to several public and private universities in the country. Hence, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has notified two separate set of guidelines for the private universities i.e. the ‘UGC (Institutions of ..
Topics: Deemed university • Education • Higher education • Higher Education Commission • Higher education in India • Ministry of Human Resource Development • Private university • Public university • Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan • University Grants Commission
The Indian government is currently exploring the merger of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and University Grants Commission (UGC) into a new body to look after the standards of higher education institutions (HEIs) in India. What is happening? As per a media report, the Indian Government is currently investigating the possibility of ..
Topics: All India Council for Technical Education • Education • Education in India • Higher education • Higher education in India • Indian Institute of Planning and Management • Ministry of Human Resource Development • University Grants Commission
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended the grant of the Institute of Eminence (IoE) status to 20 institutions such as IITs Madras and Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT. The recommendations are based on the reports of the Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) under the chairmanship of N Gopalaswami. The ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The 2018 Krishi Kumbh International Conference and Exhibition will be held at Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (Telibagh) in Lucknow from October 26, which will be organized by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. The aim of the 3-day conference is to provide a platform to farmers, technical experts and entrepreneurs for exchange of knowledge and ..