22 Aug 2012
Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has inked a memorandum of understanding with Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, to facilitate exchange of Ph.D students.
18 Jan 2016
Greater Noida: President Pranab Mukherjee today expressed concern over the falling standard of higher education in the country even though he said the proliferation of private sector has led to greater access.
11 Jan 2016
Lucknow: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani yesterday announced that higher education course material will soon be made available free to students through mobile app and other sources.
07 Nov 2015
New Delhi: India must emerge as a higher education destination, President Pranab Mukherjee has said while emphasizing educational institutes to focus on improving the quality of teaching.
16 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Bowing to the demands of college teachers protesting against changes made in the Academic Performance Index (API) score criteria, the UGC yesterday restored the direct teaching hours workload.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Representatives of social sector organisations on Thursday sought higher budgetary allocation for education, with special focus on the elementary sector.
22 Dec 2015
Chandigarh: Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema today summoned 186 teachers in whose subjects, an average of 80-100 per cent students have failed to pass class 10th and 12th board examinations in the past five years.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Several members of a parliamentary panel on HRD Ministry expressed their concern over the quality of higher education in the country and employability though they expressed appreciation on steps taken by the Ministry on skill development.
25 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday decided to withdraw a controversial legislation, introduced during the UPA regime, which sought to create an overarching body in the higher education subsuming existing regulatory bodies such as UGC, AICTE and NCTE.
23 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The Hinduja Group on Friday pushed for a legislation to allow top foreign universities to operate out of India to help provide world-class education in the country.