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OBC students demand 4000 more national fellowships, change in fee structure

As there are nearly 800 universities and 37, 204 colleges. Mere 1000 fellowships for OBC students will not be sufficient, the students argued

Published on 11th January 2021
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Institutes of Eminence can now set up a maximum of 3 campuses abroad in the next 5 years: UGC

At the proposed off-shore campuses, a teacher-student ratio of 1:20 initially should be achieved, and 1:10 ratio by the end of five years

Published on 9th January 2021
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IIT, IISER, IISc student associations condemn recommendation to exempt IITs from faculty reservations

In IIT Madras, only 2-3 per cent of the faculty are from the SC/ST categories and around 13 per cent from OBC, the student groups said

Published on 28th December 2020
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Not a single ST student was admitted in 11 depts at IIT Bombay the last five years, RTI reveals

Only 1.6 per cent were from ST category and 7.5 per cent were from SC category, and 19.2 per cent were from OBC category, the APPSC has found

Published on 8th December 2020
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Five things PM Narendra Modi changed to disrupt the education sector in India since 2014

The achievement for educational reforms is more often than not attributed to the PM's 'vision and mission' by the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. As Modi turns 70, we take a look at some of them

Published on 17th September 2020
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11 Indian universities make it to top 100 Emerging Economies University Rankings, 2020

A total of 56 Indian universities appear in the full ranking of a total of 533 universities across emerging economies of the world

Published on 19th February 2020
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IISc to be part of Karnataka govt's 18-month study of KC Valley project to assess long-term environmental impact

The IISc will form a review committee of eminent scientists to appraise about the impact of the KC Valley project 

Published on 26th November 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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Union Budget 2019: Expenditure on education has been low throughout first phase of NDA, says Economic Survey

The Economic Survey also states that the last five years has seen a downward trend in educational investment

Published on 4th July 2019
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Excellence is something that democracy should not step into: Sugata Marjit

Economist Dr Sugata Marjit talks about choosing the right bureaucrats, the Indian education system and what can be done about the never-ending unemployment scenario

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Is there a will to skill India? The hits and misses of the past two Union Budgets

Over the years, education has grown in significance within the ambit of the Union Budget and its components. Here is a brief look at the programmes that have been introduced and how they've well done

Published on 30th January 2019
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Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights

It is important to start looking at the quality of education through a larger lens rather than just the basic ability to read and write

Published on 17th September 2018
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National Education Policy by end of 2018: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

While making the announcement, he refuted the allegations that the government was working to curtail the autonomy of IIMs and other institutes of eminence.

Published on 18th June 2018

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