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UGC launches STRIDE scheme to boost research culture in universities

University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched STRIDE scheme to boost research culture and innovation in colleges and universities. STRIDE stands for Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy. Key Features of STRIDE Objective: To identify young talent, build capacity, strengthen research culture, support trans-disciplinary research and promote innovation for India’s developing economy and national ..

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CARE to Improve Quality of Journals

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched the Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) to identify, continuously monitor and maintain quality journals across disciplines. CARE has prepared a CARE Reference List of Quality Journals which is available at the website. Why the initiative was launched? An investigation paper led by Professor Bhushan Patwardhan had ..

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UGC directs Universities: observe 21 May as Anti-Terrorism Day

The University Grants Commission (UGC, the higher education regulator) has directed universities and higher educational institutions (HEIs) in India to observe 21 May as Anti-Terrorism Day so as to wean youth away from terrorism. Key Highlights Background: Every year 21 May is observed as Anti-Terrorism Day throughout India. It seeks to spread awareness among people ..

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Cabinet Clears Ordinance on Reservation Roster for University Teachers

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the ordinance for the Reservation Roster for University Teachers. What was the issue? Following an order by the Allahabad high court in April 2017, the University Grants Commission had announced in March last year that an individual department should be considered as the base ..

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UGC approves journals for Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved the list of journals for the “CARE Reference List of Quality Journals”. The Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) is tasked to scrutinise and then compile a list of journals for social sciences, humanities, language, arts, culture, Indian Knowledge system etc. Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics ..

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UGC directs universities to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day

University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities across country to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day to commemorate supreme sacrifices made by country’s soldiers during conflicts. It also directed universities to organise functions or hold talks in the colleges or institutes to generate awareness on the issue among the students. Significance As ..

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