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You didn't name Registrar in petition? Case closed: Why Madras University withdrew student's admission   

Kiruba Mohan had said that authorities had told him and even the media that he had participated and spearheaded many protests on campus and that was the reason behind his dismissal

Published on 17th October 2019
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We are a highly secular university: Outrage pushes Anna University VC to make Gita, Upanishads optional

Speaking at a press conference, MK Surappa, the VC said that he had spoken with his colleagues in the IT departments and has told them that philosophy should be an elective  

 

Published on 27th September 2019
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Anna University's BTech IT students to now learn Philosophy from Vedas, Upanishads alongside Plato, Socrates

Anna University has decided to teach philosophy through a comparison of Indian and Western traditions, so there will be a mixture of of Plato and Arjuna's teachings along the way 

 

Published on 25th September 2019
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Bhagavad Gita has no place in secular Anna University: SFI, writers, teachers groups slam move

In a joint statement, the organisations said that this move will "dampen  the educational growth of people with a scientific mindset"

Published on 25th September 2019
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VIT to allow students to take semester break to work in the industry, hire foreign profs, after IoE fillip 

After getting the coveted Institution of Eminence tag from the MHRD, VIT Chancellor G Viswanathan tells Edex about how they're taking India into the world rankings soon

Published on 16th September 2019
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Online counselling for Arts, Science in TN? Higher Edu Dept contemplates single-window admission

The idea was discussed during the review meeting Chief Secretary K Shanmugam had with higher education secretary and other officials of the department

Published on 11th September 2019
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MHRD confirms IoE status for 5 varsities: OP Jindal, JU, Anna Univ and others still await State Govt confirmation

The five universities which have received the orders are IIT Madras, Banaras Hindu University, IIT Kharagpur, University of Delhi and Hyderabad

Published on 5th September 2019
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Unfair that IIT Madras gets funded, but we don't: Can Anna University cough up Rs 1750 crore for IoE tag?   

Jadavpur University and Anna University were both taken aback by the new norm since the State governments may not be able to afford more than 50 percent of the funds 

 

Published on 20th August 2019
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Despite protests & letters, wall between Anna University and Madras University set in stone

MU also wrote that students who went to the AU playgrounds were 'manhandled by the Anna University authorities and the research scholars were also ordered to evacuate  

Published on 13th August 2019
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Institutes of Eminence: Here's why Ashoka, Krea, Aligarh Muslim varsities did not earn the tag

As per the government guidelines, certain factors were considered in identifying the institutions, one of the most important being an institute's global ranking

Published on 3rd August 2019
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Amrita, KIIT, VIT make it to UGC's Institutes of Eminence list. Full list here

Unlike last year, this year, the University Grants Commission has released a list of 10 private and 10 public institutions

Published on 3rd August 2019
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Half of the engineering seats in Tamil Nadu colleges go vacant this year

Anil D Sahasrabudhe highlighted that engineering courses losing their sheen is not the reason behind the vacancies, the major problem is an excess supply of  engineering colleges 

Published on 1st August 2019
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People in Tamil Nadu have misunderstood Three Language Policy: Dr B Ramaswamy

July 31 was the last date for submitting any suggestions or feedback about the draft New Education Policy 2019 that has caused quite an uproar across the country

Published on 31st July 2019
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At 81, this Professor of Science recounts his numerous experiences in the world of teaching

We speak to Professor Dr SO Pillai about his years of experience in the teaching field and his greatest takeaways from them

Published on 31st July 2019
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Just press a button to save a life: Here's why this Anna University AED that speaks Tamil and Hindi is a revolution

This portable electronic device not only diagnoses life-threatening diseases but also speaks English, Tamil and Hindi

Published on 30th July 2019

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