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CUET-UG 2022 Results: 20,000 Candidates Score 100 Percentile, Universities To Prepare Own Merit Lists

English has the maximum number of candidates (8,236) with 100 percentile score, followed by political science (2,065), business studies (1,669), biology (1,324) and economics (1,188).

16 September 2022

Need To Rewrite Our Nation's History And Free It From Prejudices, Distortions: Haryana CM

Need To Rewrite Our Nation's History And Free It From Prejudices, Distortions: Haryana CM

Many attempts over the past 70 years could not free India's education policy from the Lord Macaulay's system of education until the National Education Policy 2020 which has the soul of the country's culture and tradition, he...


Over 23,000 Higher Education Courses To Be Made Available For Free On New Portal: UGC

The UGC has tied up with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to integrate the e-resources with their over 7.5 lakh Common Service Centres (CSC) and Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Centres to offer...


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NEET-UG Results: Over 9.93 Lakh Candidates Clear Exam, Rajasthan's Tanishka Bags Top Rank

The maximum number of candidates who have qualified the exam are from Uttar Pradesh (1.17 lakh), followed by Maharashtra (1.13 lakh) and Rajasthan (82,548).

08 September 2022

UGC Asks Higher Education Institutions To Create Awareness About 'Har Ghar Tiranga' Campaign

The Ministry of Culture has developed a website -- www.harghartiranga.com -- where citizens are encouraged to pin a flag and upload a selfie with the tricolour.


UGC's International Collaboration of HEI's

Will UGC’s Plan Of Marrying Indian And Foreign Universities Fuel Students’ Study Abroad Dreams?

While some have their hopes pinned to the collaborations with employment in focus, experts have their reservations

12 July 2022

There will be no entrance tests for foreign students, UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar said.

25% Extra Seats, No Entrance Test For Foreign Students: UGC's Plan To Increase International Outreach

Indian HEIs may admit international students based on the equivalence of entry qualification held by them. The equivalence is to be determined by UGC or any other body recognised by UGC.

21 August 2022

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UGC To Introduce CUET For PG Admissions From 2022 Academic Session

 Last month, the UGC announced that Common University Entrance Test (CUET) scores, and not Class 12 scores, will be mandatory for admission to 45 central universities and the varsities can fix their minimum eligibility...

19 May 2022

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02 May 2022
Focus Is On Implementation Issues As UGC Allows Students To Pursue Two Full-time Degrees Simultaneously

Focus Is On Implementation Issues As UGC Allows Students To Pursue Two Full-time Degrees Simultaneously

While it has the potential to widen students’ horizons, the broad guidelines outlined by the UGC leave room for ambiguity and thus, errors.


19 April 2022
Indian And Foreign Institutions To Be Able To Offer Joint Degrees Soon: UGC

Indian And Foreign Institutions To Be Able To Offer Joint Degrees Soon: UGC

The decision was taken at a meeting of the higher education regulator on Tuesday.


12 April 2022
NEWSFLASH | Students Can Pursue 2 Full-Time Degree Programmes Simultaneously: UGC

NEWSFLASH | Students Can Pursue 2 Full-Time Degree Programmes Simultaneously: UGC

UGC to allow students to pursue two full-time degree programmes simultaneously in physical mode, said Chairman Jagadesh Kumar.


02 April 2022
CUET: A Test To Make All Other Tests Redundant

CUET: A Test To Make All Other Tests Redundant

The esoteric idea of the autonomy of the universities in the matter of admissions to their courses is bound to lose before this grand design of CUET.


30 March 2022
UGC Drafts Handbook On 'Digital Hygiene', Details Redefined Protocols For Virtual Classrooms

UGC Drafts Handbook On 'Digital Hygiene', Details Redefined Protocols For Virtual Classrooms

The commission noted that it is abundantly clear that we live in the Big Data world where "Right to be Forgotten" or "Right to be Erased" is not that easy as...


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25 March 2022
Common University Entrance Test: How Fair Is This For Students?

Common University Entrance Test: How Fair Is This For Students?

The Common University Entrance is in line with the New Education Policy which envisages the need for an entrance examination for admission to universities.


23 February 2022
HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Appointment Of Professor In Jamia

HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Appointment Of Professor In Jamia

Hussain was also assigned additional responsibilities of Registrar in JMI.


11 February 2022
DU's Executive Council Okays UG Curriculum Framework

DU's Executive Council Okays UG Curriculum Framework

During the Academic Council meeting, the members in their dissent note had said fixing of the academic year 2022-23 as the year of implementation of NEP 2020...


22 January 2022
DU Releases Draft Undergraduate Curriculum Framework 2022, Seeks Feedback

DU Releases Draft Undergraduate Curriculum Framework 2022, Seeks Feedback

The Draft UGCF was criticised by a section of teachers saying that it was not discussed in the Academic Council meeting of the university.


24 December 2021
Bengal Guv anguished over pvt varsities' chancellors, VCs skipping meeting at Raj Bhavan

Bengal Guv anguished over pvt varsities' chancellors, VCs skipping meeting at Raj Bhavan

The governor had earlier invited them to a meeting on December 20 and later rescheduled it on Thursday after officials of the private universities had...


20 December 2021
122 Students Of IITs, IIMs, Central Institutes Committed Suicide During 2014-21: Govt

122 Students Of IITs, IIMs, Central Institutes Committed Suicide During 2014-21: Govt

According to data shared by the minister, 121 incidents of suicides by the students of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management...


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13 December 2021
Kerala Govt Does Not Wish To Take Over Guv's Position As Chancellor Of Varsities: CM

Kerala Govt Does Not Wish To Take Over Guv's Position As Chancellor Of Varsities: CM

The CM, while speaking at a press conference held at Kannur, said he was clarifying the government position in view of the things said by the Governor in...


05 November 2021
UGC-NET Exams To Take Place Between November 20 And December 5: National Testing Agency

UGC-NET Exams To Take Place Between November 20 And December 5: National Testing Agency

This year the candidates appearing for the examination will be given an option to download the admit cards from UGC's official website. The NTA has also issued...


01 October 2021
Future Of Education: Are Curriculum Changes Politically Motivated?

Future Of Education: Are Curriculum Changes Politically Motivated?

Should curricula not reflect the ‘truth’? And whose truth? Recent deletions and additions come wrapped in a concern for ‘heritage’, but are also dyed...


17 July 2021
UGC Directs Academic Institutions To Begin New Session From October 1

UGC Directs Academic Institutions To Begin New Session From October 1

UGC is hopeful about declaration of all boards results of class 12 exams by July 31. 'If there is any delay in declaration of the result of qualifying exams,...


20 April 2021
UGC-NET Postponed For Safety Of Students: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

UGC-NET Postponed For Safety Of Students: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

The National Testing Agency said the revised dates of the exams will be announced 15 days prior to the exam.


20 February 2021
UGC Paves Way For Tie-Ups Between Indian And Foreign Higher Education Institutions

UGC Paves Way For Tie-Ups Between Indian And Foreign Higher Education Institutions

Indian higher education institutions will be able to collaborate with foreign ones and offer joint degree and dual degree programmes.


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