Page-2 of Higher education in India Current Affairs, GK & News
This scheme aims to facilitate mobility of faculty members working in a regular capacity in State Universities / Colleges and in private Academic Institutions to carryout research work in an established public funded institution such as IITs, IISc, IISERS, National Institutions (NITs, CSIR, ICAR, ICMR labs and other central institutions) and Central Universities, located preferably ..
Topics: Education in India • Higher education in India • India • Indian Institute of Science • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research • Indian Institutes of Technology • National Institutes of Technology • Science and technology in India
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently constituted a four-member Empowered Expert Committee (EEC), which is being entrusted to conduct the appraisal of applications for short listing 20 Institutions of Eminence. N Gopalaswami, former Chief Election Commissioner of India is the Chairperson of the committee. The government is likely to announce the names of the ..
Topics: Deemed university • Education in India • Higher education • Higher education in India • Ministry of Human Resource Development • Universities and colleges in India • University Grants Commission
Recently, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to close down those technical colleges which recorded less than 30% admissions in the last five years. According to AICTE data, there are around ten thousand three hundred fifty engineering institutions in the country that are approved by the AICTE with a total intake ..
Topics: All India Council for Technical Education • Dumkal Polytechnic • Education in India • Higher education in India • K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology • Ministry of Human Resource Development • Universities and colleges in India
Union Ministry of Human Resource Development is considering conducting a single national level test for entrance to engineering colleges similar to that of NEET examination for entrance into Medical colleges. The ministry is holding an advanced level consultation to make the JEE exam as a single national level entrance exam. The move is proposed to ..
Topics: Common Engineering Entrance Examination • Education • Education in India • Educational entrance examination • Higher education in India • Indian Institutes of Technology • Joint Entrance Examination • Medical college in India • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test • Neet
IIT-Kanpur wrote a letter “The Faculty Forum” seeking direct and exigent intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to settle the issue of newly proposed Common Entrance Test by HRD ministry According to IIT- Kanpur the current format of CET can endanger the prestige & status of IITs The Faculty Forum suggested that by replacing the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Education in India • Engineering • Higher education in India • Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur • Indian Institutes of Technology • JEE • Joint Entrance Examination