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New Scheme for Higher Education : Paramarsh

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched a new scheme “Paramarsh” for improving the quality of higher education in India. What is Paramarsh? The Paramarsh is a university grants commission (UGC) scheme for mentoring the National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) aspirant institutes to promote Quality Education in Higher Education scenario of India. ..

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Reforming Higher Education in India

To improve the standard of education in the nation and further enhance the quality of students being trained by the technical institutes of the nation, the government plans to not allow conventional low employability potential disciplines from the academic year 2020-2021. What happened? Opposition members claimed that there is a mismatch between the demands of ..

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Update : Research in India

While the Indian Government is keen to invest heavily in improving the Research facilities and outlook in the country, international research watch-dogs have alleged major concerns with the research work being published by Indian scholars and senior authors. What is happening? Several premier Indian research institutions like the IISc Bangalore, Indian School of Mines (now ..

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Budget 2019 : Education

Union Budget 2019 has made a significant investment in the field of education. Salient Features The Union Budget has a 12.8 % year-on-year (YoY) increase in the FY20 allocation for school education. An amount of Rs 56,536.63 crore has been allocated for school education in Budget 2019. On the higher education front, the allocation has ..

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Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP)

The Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resource Development has come out with an five-year vision plan named Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP). The vision plan has been prepared after a detailed exercise done by the Experts covering the following ten areas: Strategies for expanding access. Towards global best teaching/learning ..

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