University Grants Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

UGC: Simultaneous Two Full-Time Degree Programmes

The students of the country have been allowed to pursue two degrees simultaneously by the University Grants Commission. From the academic session of 2022-23, the students can start applying for these dual degree programmes. Both the degrees can be pursued either from different universities or from the same university. Overview: Students of the country will ..

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Tamil Nadu Resolution against CUET

The government of Tamil Nadu has adopted a resolution urging the government of India to drop the CUET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) proposal. Except for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the resolution was unanimously supported by all other parties. The resolution was tabled by Chief Minister M K Stalin in the state assembly. Argument ..

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AICTE Internship Opportunities

Over 1 lakh internship opportunities have been launched by Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan through the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) internship portal. Overview: The internship opportunities have been announced with the aim of enhancing the students’ employability skills. Technical students, as well as higher education students studying under the University Grants Commission ..

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Draft Framework for Higher Education qualification

The University Grants Commission, UGC recently released the draft Framework for Higher Education qualification. It is a part of the National Education Policy 2020. All the higher education institutes in the country are to be brought under this new framework. Why the new framework? To facilitate transparency To create an internationally comparable framework To address ..

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Gujarat to grant Centre of Excellence status 7 Universities

Gujarat government is all set to grant Centre of Excellence (CoE) status to seven private universities in state. Who gave the approval? In-principal approval was given by Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani, to make their mark globally. University Grants Commission (UGC) encourages higher education institutions to attain excellence in specific areas of academic as well as ..

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16th FICCI Higher Education Summit

The Union education minister, addressed the 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit on February 25, 2021. The summit is being organised in New Delhi from February 25, 2021 to February 27, 2021. While addressing the summit the minister said it will make India the knowledge capital of the world. Highlights The policy allows the students to ..

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