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LEAP – 2019 and ARPIT-2019 Launched

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) – 2019 and Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) – 2019 under Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). Leadership for Academicians Programme The Leadership for Academicians Programme aims to build higher managerial capabilities of existing higher education ..

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What are the Institutes of Eminence?

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 ..

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A new Government body for Higher Education Standards in India

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 ..

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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launches a school education portal ‘Shagun

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has recently launched a school education portal ‘Shagun’, which links over 15 lakh schools across the country to provide all the information on school education. The schools have been geo-tagged and all the data provided by them can be accessed through this portal. According to HRD officials, ..

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UGC recommendes 20 institutions for Institutes of Eminence (IoE)

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 ..

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