Page-4 of Indian Institute of Science Current Affairs, GK & News

Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019

The London-based Times Higher Education (THE), a global organisation that produces data, analysis and expertise on higher education has released the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019. The 2019 ranking comprises of 450 universities from 43 countries, across four continents. Performance Indicators The rankings use 13 performance indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons to reflect ..




IISc Bengaluru India’s best institute

No Indian institution figures in the top 250 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019. Though, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru has retained its position as the highest-ranked centre in India. It was placed between the 251-300 band, while IIT Indore, Bombay and Roorkee with Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University ..


The Union Government grants Institutions of Eminence (IoEs) status IIT-Bombay

The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has granted “Institutions of Eminence” (IoEs) status to IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay and the Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in the public sector, and Manipal Academy of Higher Education, BITS Pilani and Jio Institute by Reliance Foundation in the private sector. The Jio Institute has been selected under the ..


The new digital initiative of HRD Ministry ‘National Digital Library of India (NDLI)’ developed by IIT Kharagpur

The Union Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar launched the new digital initiative of HRD Ministry ‘National Digital Library of India (NDLI)’on the occasion of National Reading Day (NRD) in New Delhi on June 19, 2018. It is a project of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) under the aegis of National Mission on ..



Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) is a joint research consortium for clean energy research under the flagship programme – Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE). The consortium was primarily set up to accelerate the transition of solar technologies towards high performance, low emissions and for securing energy economies. In ..


TARE Sheme – Teacher Associateship for Research Excellence

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 ..