Tag: UGC

Salary hike for teachers of Punjab University after 5 years

At last, the teachers of Punjab University can look forward to a salary hike after five years. The State government has decided to implement...

UGC issues new guidelines for distance learning

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has rolled out new guidelines that will benefit students enrolling for distance learning programmes. Not only will the universities...

Leadership development programme launched for administrative functionaries of universities

The ‘Higher Education Leadership Development Programme for Administrators’ was launched as a result of a collaboration between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the...

UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher-educational institutions

These include 52 universities and eight colleges.

UGC to select 20 ‘Institutes of Eminence’ in the country

These IoE will not only receive financial assistance but will also be allowed to alter their curricula and syllabi to match international standards of higher education.

UGC sets up National Digital Library of India for students

This knowledge base will be available to students across the country for free.

TISS to close down three centres

The institute may shut down the three academic centres, which UGC had sanctioned as PLAN projects and promised funds for.

Now get a UGC approved foreign degree in India

Ministry of HRD has allowed collaboration between A-grade Indian institutes and foreign educational institutes for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Teachers will now be appraised by students

UGC has altered the API to make teaching/learning the primary measure of performance

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Samsung announces plan to hire 1000 engineers across India

With an aim to strengthen its focus on innovation and new-age technology, Samsung is planning to hire 1000+ engineers for its research and development...

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