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Madras High Court’s Mantra for Reining in Unscrupulous Colleges…! 0

Madras High Court’s Mantra for Reining in Unscrupulous Colleges…!

Publish recognition and affiliation details of medical, engineering and other professional colleges, and punish or award damages to students who are misled by unscrupulous managements into joining colleges that do not have statutory sanction...

SSC, HSC Pupils Can Mention Minority Status in Exam Forms 0

SSC, HSC Pupils Can Mention Minority Status in Exam Forms

In a latest move in the indian education sector from next academic year, application forms for the SSC and HSC exams will have a separate column where candidates can mention if they belong to...

Course-correction scheme to Benefit Students at Vellore Institute of Technology 0

Course-correction scheme to Benefit Students at Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has announced a migration scheme in which a student can move from one engineering stream to another in any year during the course. The scheme will be a boon...

More students opt For Higher Education, but Even More Drop Out: says Survey….! 0

More students opt For Higher Education, but Even More Drop Out: says Survey….!

 Higher education continues to be a mixed bag in the country. A countrywide education survey has found that the rate of attendance in the 20-24 age group (corresponding to graduation and above) has recorded...

Higher Education’s Gross Enrolment Ratio to be Raised to 30% by 2020: Says Education Minister 0

Higher Education’s Gross Enrolment Ratio to be Raised to 30% by 2020: Says Education Minister

The government has begun efforts to enhance gross enrolment ratio (GER) in higher education to 30 per cent by 2020 from the current level of around 19 per cent, Union minister for human resource...

Indian universities race to attract East African Students 0

Indian universities race to attract East African Students

India’s higher education sector is back in the East African region determined to reclaim its place as the leading destination for students from the region. Indian universities are holding workshops in East African capitals...

Failing engineering students pose a headache for Gujarat University 0

Failing engineering students pose a headache for Gujarat University

Poor performance of 700-odd students of engineering who have repeatedly failed in their exams has become a headache for the Gujarat University (GU). The university has now formed a four-member committee to find a...

A Report on Higher Education and Technology 0

A Report on Higher Education and Technology

The contrast between the private sector and the state sector in Universities is stark when you look at the investments in technology. A large proportion of university classrooms look as they have for decades...

CBSE Plans to Train Teachers for Online Labs 0

CBSE Plans to Train Teachers for Online Labs

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is pushing its teachers to train for online laboratories, known officially as ‘OLabs’. TOI had reported in 2011 that CBSE is promoting the use of online laboratories...

700 Medical Seats Lost in TN as 6 Colleges Lose Recognition 0

700 Medical Seats Lost in TN as 6 Colleges Lose Recognition

Amidst soaring demand for MBBS seats, matched by record capitation fee collections, one thing has gone unnoticed thus far. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has either refused or withdrawn recognition for at least...