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.
09 May 2011
In a bid to bring effective changes in the higher education, the functional area of National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) has been expanded that includes Nobel laureates who will share their experiences to upgrade the system.
14 Apr 2011
The formation of the proposed National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER), as part of the higher education reform agenda, is turning out to be an uphill task.
24 Jul 2014
Shillong: Former President A P J Abdul Kalam on Thursday said there is not enough funding for basic science in India and called for 'big' investment to promote researches in higher education.
08 May 2011
Aimed at improving the state of higher education in country, the government has prepared the draft of National Higher Education and Research Commission (NCHER) Bill. The Bill proposes to constitute a Collegium - with experts and Nobel laureates as its members - which will play a key role in the working of the Commission.
29 Dec 2011
The government on Wednesday introduced a Bill in the Rajya Sabha for establishment of the National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER), an overarching body in higher education to oversee universities and technical institutes.
08 May 2012
The Bar Council of India, which has been opposing the Centre's proposed law for regulating legal education, has termed it as unconstitutional and a threat to the federal structure of the Constitution.
10 Jul 2012
Lawyers of all the district courts at New Delhi will abstain from work for two days beginning on Wednesday to oppose the government's proposed Higher Education and Research (HER) Bill, the Bar Council of Delhi said on Tuesday.
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.
22 Jan 2012
Reflecting the changing dynamics of international education, more Indian students are choosing to continue living in India while being enrolled for courses and degree qualifications at higher education institutions in the UK, latest figures show.