Tag: UGC

PhD no more mandatory for assistant professor jobs: UGC

Five years ago, when the University Grants Commission (UGC) set the criteria for recruitment for entry-level posts at universities and colleges, it had made...

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

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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HR Mastermind: Khanduja’s guide to modern talent management

Reliance Jio’s Senior VP-HR, Harjeet Khanduja, has launched ‘HR Mastermind’, a comprehensive guide for HR professionals and students in collaboration with Zebralearn. This practical...

Byju’s faces labour dispute over unpaid dues

Karnataka government has called the he edtech company, Byju's and some of its former employees for a ‘conciliation meeting’ today, 16 February. The meeting...

EY & Deloitte plan to trim staff; let go underperformers

According to media reports, the Big Four accounting firms are now closely monitoring how much time employees are spending working with clients and laying...

Lufthansa ground staff to strike on 20 Feb.

Ground staff of Lufthansa, are readying for yet another strike on Tuesday, 20 February 2024. It hasn’t been long since the last strike by...

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