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Cabinet approves creation non-lapsable Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh

The Union Cabinet has approved creation of a single corpus fund non-lapsable known as Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh (MUSK). Under it, all proceeds of secondary and higher education cess will be credited and utilised for the government’s schemes in education sector. Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh (MUSK) The funds arising from MUSK will be ..

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Fact Box: QS World Universities Ranking 2018

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2018 has been released. In the list, three Indian universities have featured among the top 200 universities. Salient Highlights The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have featured in the top 200 global universities. For the first, three Indian institutions have found ..

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Union Cabinet approves establishment of Higher Education Financing Agency

The Union Cabinet has approved establishment of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) to give a major push for creation of high quality infrastructure in premier educational institutions. The HEFA will be jointly promoted by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and identified Promoter. Key Facts HEFA will have an authorised capital of 2,000 ..

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Lok Sabha passes Bill for new NIT in Andhra Pradesh

The Lok Sabha has passed the National Institute of Technology, Science, Education and Research (Amendment) (NITSER) Bill, 2016. The bill seeks to establish a National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Andhra Pradesh as an institute of national importance under the NITSER Act, 2007 with an effect from August 2015. Key Facts The NIT in Andhra ..

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Free higher education to students who bring honor for the country in Sports events: Government

Government will provide free higher education to students from Universities and Colleges who bring recognition for the country at International and National level Sports events. Various guidelines in this regard have been approved and universities concerned will make special efforts in terms of completion of syllabus and attendance of the sports person due to loss ..

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