Maharashtra Universities To Stop Convocation Ceremonies
The Higher and Technical Education Department, Maharashtra has decided to cancel the graduation ceremonies from various universities in the state from the next academic year starting in June 2023. This decision came from the Higher and technical education minister Chandrakant Patil. Furthermore, students can access their degrees from their DigiLocker accounts. The minister said the practice of wearing robes and holding grand ceremonies will… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra Government, university, convocation, Education(1522), Private Institutions
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Use Of ChatGPT For Drafting Tragic Incident E-Mail Creates Controversy
A university in Tennessee, US, used chatgpt to write an e-mail for an unfortunate Michigan shoot incident, Developed by OpenAI and launched in November 2022, the Chatbot is trending, especially for writing purposes. However, the recent use of ChatGPT for drafting an e-mail and issuing without editing the mention of correspondence created outrage amongst students who expressed anger and wanted an apology from the University.
Tags: Michigan Attack, Chatgpt, university, E-Mail, University Students
Courtesy: Times Now News
Jamia Student Shot At Hospital Premises Amid Student Groups Fight: Delhi
At Jamia Millia Islamia University, a law student Noman Choudhary (26) was shot amid a brawl between two student groups, on September 29. The police were informed, who rushed to the spot and shifted Noman to Holy Family Hospital. However, a member of another student group Zalal, tried to attack Noman again and shot him in the hospital premises, causing brain injury to Noman, following which a case was registered.
Tags: Jamila Millia Islamia, university, Student Fight, Shot, Hospital Premises
UK Govt Releases New Scheme For World's Top 50 Non-UK Universities; Indian Universities Not Included
Under the new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa, graduates from the world's top 50 non-UK universities will be able to work in the UK. The list included two universities from China and two from Hong Kong. Unfortunately, no Indian universities were included on the list. The UK government has been reprimanded since none of the IITs reached the Top 50 list.
Tags: United Kingdom, India, university, graduate scheme, China
Courtesy: India today
LPU Sacks Professor Over Use Of Derogatory Language Against Lord Ram
Lovely Professional University has sacked a faculty member over alleged use of derogatory language against Lord Ram. The varsity released a statement which read, "We wish to clarify that the views shared by her are absolutely personal." The statement also added that the incident was regretted. LPU Vice-President has shared that the assistant professor was fired on 23rd April with immediate effect.
Tags: lord ram, religious sentiments, Lovely Professional University, offensive, university
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia Inaugurates Delhi Teachers University: Delhi
Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on March 4, inaugurated the Delhi Teachers University to prepare highly qualified teachers. "This university will set even better standards than other premier institutions of the country like IITs and IIMs," Sisodia said. The university will aim to develop capacities and practical skills among the teachers. However, the university bill was passed on January 4, 2022, and within two months Delhi Teachers’… read-more
Tags: Delhi Teachers, university, Delhi, Manish Sisodia, Delhi Government
Islamic University Kashmir's Testing Lab Gets NABL Accreditation
The Islamic University, Awantipora, Kashmir has joined the list of prestigious institutions engaging in the testing of food products. It's Food Technology Laboratory has now been accredited by the National Accreditation Board. The board has authorised University's Food-Testing Laboratory to provide certified testing and analysis reports for food samples. This is for the first time that any University laboratory in J&K has been granted… read-more
Tags: Islamic University, J&K, Awantipora, Food tech, university
Courtesy: Brifly News
8 Death, Several Injured In Shoot Out At Russian University
In a dreaded attack, a university student shot dead at least eight people and injured several others at Russia's Perm State National Research University on the morning of September 20. Reportedly, students and the university have locked themselves to save their lives while some managed to escape through windows. However, the attacker has been detained. The investigation agencies have launched a probe to know the cause of the incident.
Tags: Gunman, university, Russia, Perm, hatred
Courtesy: DW News
Odisha Govt Allows Colleges, Universities & Hostels To Reopens
Noticing the improvement in the COVID-19 situation, the Odisha government has allowed the colleges and universities to reopen for the first-year students from September 20. Besides, the government also ordered to reopen the hostels from September 19 for the students. However, it's mandatory for all to follow COVID-19 protocols to attend the institutions. But those who reside in containment zones have been restricted to come to college and… read-more
Tags: Odisha government, College, university, Reopen, Covid-19
IIT Kanpur To Introduce Multi-Lingual Institute
IIT Kanpur has declared building a new institute named Shivani Centre for the “seamless integration of students from Hindi and other Indian languages (OILs) backgrounds.” The institute will offer course content in regional languages that will enable the students to get preferred jobs in sectors with restricted opportunities at the end of the academic session. Besides, the institutes will help in the development of self-expression and… read-more
Tags: Hindi, Indian Languages, Education, university, IIT kanpur
Courtesy: The Indian Express