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IIT Mandi gets its second full-time Director. Here's all you need to know about him

Currently at IIT Kanpur, Prof Behera has supervised 22 PhD candidates to completion and has authored three graduate-level textbooks

Published on 13th January 2022
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Who is Dr Rangan Banerjee, the man who will take charge of IIT Delhi as its next Director soon?

A Forbes Marshall Chair Professor at IIT Bombay, he is an alumnus of the institute, from where he completed his BTech and PhD

Published on 11th January 2022
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Dr V Kamakoti is the new Director of India's top engineering Institute, IIT Madras

Kamakoti currently mentors seven PhD candidates in IITM and has won multiple accolades, including the Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship, 2020

Published on 10th January 2022
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With JNU libraries on lockdown, Wi-Fi facilities disrupted, students worry about impending thesis deadlines

The UGC released a circular last month extending the deadline for submission of MPhil/PhD thesis to June, 2022. JNU made it compulsory for scholars to get their supervisors' approval for extention

Published on 3rd January 2022
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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Dhyan Chand sports university in Meerut on January 2

The university will have BA in sports courses and offer diploma, certificate, post graduation, MPhil and PhD degrees

Published on 31st December 2021
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Aditya Thackeray says shutting schools, colleges in Maharashtra being deliberated upon, not an easy decision

Nineteen students were awarded gold medals for their exemplary performance in different fields this year whereas MPhil and PhDs were awarded to 240 students

Published on 28th December 2021
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Is JNU really weeding out the marginalised from its PhD programmes? JNUTA allege lack of transparency and inclusivity

JNUTA said that a university-wide consultation should be initiated to help evolve guidelines for conducting viva voce and evaluating the performance of applicants

Published on 24th December 2021
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NIT Goa conducts 7th convocation; Pradhan congratulates research scholar among top 25 women scientists in optics

In all, 143 degrees were conferred during the virtual event. The institute, which had a NIRF ranking of 85, awarded PhD degrees to 16

Published on 24th December 2021
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Even after four years, why are there no PhD notifications from Telangana's Osmania and Kakatiya University?

"The schedule for PhD admissions is in the final process, notification will be released in January next year. Due to the pandemic the notification has been delayed," said Osmania Univerty's Registrar

Published on 16th December 2021
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Pregnant students can be given 6 months maternity leave, but only once during course, UGC tells universities

The regulator has sent a notice to all university Vice-Chancellors in the country, reminding them of a provision, that grants up to 240 days of maternity leave for women PhD and MPhil students

Published on 15th December 2021
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IIT Delhi's Neilom Award goes to assistive tech entrepreneurs. This is who they are

The two winners of the annual awards this year are graduates from IIT Delhi, and have worked on assistive technologies for the blind, the elderly and those with locomotive difficulties

Published on 23rd November 2021
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IIM Ahmedabad issued a notice by Gujarat HC over alumni's PIL seeking reservation in PhD admissions

A PIL was filed stating that the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad was violating the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006

Published on 17th November 2021
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UGC may revoke decision of PhD as minimum qualification for assistant professors

The possible U-turn comes amid emerging understanding that making PhD mandatory for professors may further dilute the quality of the research degree in India

Published on 17th November 2021
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Plight of PhD pursuers: Study finds 62% science and 84% non-science researchers display signs of depression

This study was conducted by interviewing as many as 240 PhD students from both science and non-science students from the state of Kerala

Published on 16th November 2021
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This 31-year-old's bleeding heart beats for conservation of turtles, tortoises and crocodiles. Here's why she does what she does

Arunima Singh is currently pursuing her PhD in Turtle Ecology Integral University, Lucknow, and is a part of many conservation programmes 

Published on 13th November 2021

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