Ashwatha Narayana's still from twitter

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Karnataka: Colleges To Have 15 Minute Internal Assessment Every Hour

State Educational Minister Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana, on October 29, decided that every higher education students will be dedicating 15 minutes in each hour of their regular class towards internal assessments. "Actions have been taken to upgrade quality of higher education," he said in a press meet. Moreover, "the government has entered in an agreement" with 'Unacademy' to facilitate and prepare students for all India competitive exams,… read-more

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 10:15 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Karnataka, College, University Students, Higher education, Exams

Courtesy: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Announce Youngest Cabinet List, Make Indian History

PM Narendra Modi will announce the first reshuffled cabinet of his second term, at 6 pm on July 7. According to government sources, it will be the youngest cabinet in Indian history with more women ministers. The special representation will be given to the ones who have administrative experience along with higher average education. "Two dozen OBCs will be represented. The plan is to involve smaller communities," officials said.

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 02:46 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: PM Modi, Cabinet, Higher education, youngest ever, Women, OBC, smaller communities

Courtesy: NDTV

Union minister of minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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Only 7.55% From Minority Groups Enroll In Higher Education Institutes

A study by the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) stated that of all students in higher education institutes, only 7.55% come from minority communities. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government would focus on state-sponsored scholarships and improve distance learning portals like SWAYAM to make education available to minorities. Reportedly, the government will issue the University Grants Commission (UGC)… read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 04:52 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Education, Minority, UGC, Higher education

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Bhushan patwardhan

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UGC Vice-Chairman Bhushan Patwardhan Quits Office

Serving for over two and half years, the UGC vice-chairman Bhushan Patwardhan resigned on February 6. Reportedly, Patwardhan stepped down eight months ahead of his term citing personal reasons. Besides, he wanted to continue his research on Ayurveda. Bhushan was instrumental in framing the National Education Policy and headed a task force created under Ayush Ministry. Before joining UGC, he was researcher and professor of health sciences.

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 05:32 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: UGC, HRD Ministry, National Education Policy, Higher education

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Uttar Pradesh

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Higher Education Institutes in UP To Resume From November 23 

Uttar Pradesh's Higher Education Institutes will be restarting their classes from November 23. The classes will be held following all the guidelines of UGC. The classes will also follow government rules like social distancing, using hand sanitisers and thermal scanning. The official spokesperson revealed that the students and teachers will have to wear compulsory identity cards, and only 50 per cent of students are allowed on the institute… read-more

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 01:03 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Higher education, UGC, social distancing

Courtesy: Times of India

NRTI Vadodara

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Indian Railways' NRTI Offers 7 UG, PG Courses To Develop Core Skill Sets

National Rail and Transportation Institute has introduced seven dedicated courses to impart students with the skills sets required in the Railway sector. The courses include two B.Tech, two MBA and three MSc programmes. While the structure of MBA focuses on supply chain management, top priority of Indian Railways in future, the B.Tech course will zoom in on infrastructure and communication. The MSc course, in collaboration with Birmingham… read-more

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 10:38 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Indian Railways, Vadodara, Railway University, Education, Higher education, University Of Birmingham

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Students who cracked IIT from Patwatoli village

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Bihar: Patwatoli Village Has An Engineer In Almost Every Household

In an unusual story, almost every household of the Patwatoli village in Gaya district of Bihar has either an IIT student or an IIT alumni. From the village, in which about all the families are involved in gamcha and bedsheet weaving businesses, a total of 250 students have cracked into the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). Despite of the slim profit-margin, families even take loans to back their wards to take coaching-classes.

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 11:51 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Gaya, IIT, Higher education, Bihar Assembly Elections, weavers

Courtesy: India Times