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UGC seeks public cooperation in curbing ragging

In a public notice on its website, the higher education sector regulator sought cooperation in curbing the menace saying ragging is a criminal offence.

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UGC asks colleges to engage students in making India clean

In the pledge, students undertake to devote two hours per week to voluntary work for cleanliness while also aiming to add more volunteers for the cause

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Set up students counselling system: UGC

The students counselling system will involve teachers and parents to address common student concerns ranging from anxiety, stress, fear of change and failure to homesickness and other academic worries

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Students cannot undertake two regular degrees, says UGC

University Grants Commission said that it had sought the comments of statutory councils but the responses so far do not endorse the idea of allowing students to pursue two degrees simultaneously

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UGC warns varsities against retention of original certificates

The fresh directive by UGC comes in the wake of various complaints received by it from students and parents.

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Odisha Govt grants UGC scale to teacher after 13 years battle

The issue came to light when the High Court was informed that the government has accorded UGC scale of pay to Dr Gadadhar Rout, an economics teacher of the Christ College


Occupy UGC protest: Watch this hilarious video to know students’ side of the story

Occupy UGC protest has launched a video explaining the reasons for their protest in a sarcastic but amusing way

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UG, PG courses in yoga in varsities from next academic year?

The proposal, in line with the Narendra Modi government’s focus on yoga, envisages that departments related to yoga be set up in various central universities from the next academic session.


Initiate urgent steps for online admissions: UGC chairman

UGC chairman Ved Prakash has asked all universities to give top priority to put in place an online admission system for all programmes and sought details of the progress made by them in this regard

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Shut down off-campus univ outside jurisdiction: UGC

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said that UGC had found that some institutions deemed to be universities were running off-campus centres without prior permission

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‘Occupy UGC’ protests: Students use fellowship money to buy motorcycles, says BHU VC

Tripathi made the comments while speaking on the topic of ‘Higher Education: Changing Scenario’, at the 30th Foundation Day celebrations of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

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‘Occupy UGC’ protesters march to HRD Ministry, detained

According to police officials, around 40 students were detained and taken to Parliament Street police station.

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Unsafe campuses against ‘Beti Padhao’ drive, ensure safety of women: UGC

The UGC has also asked educational institutions across the country to appoint gender champions — students responsible for spreading the message of gender parity — to promote gender equality.

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NAAC college grading: UGC to institutions: inspections, visits to be video-recorded

Since October 2010, undergoing assessment and accreditation from NAAC is mandatory for arts, science, commerce and recognised colleges all over the country

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‘Occupy UGC’: Meet the protesters

The Indian Express spoke to some students who have been camping outside the office from day one to understand what the non-NET fellowship means to them and why they continue to ‘Occupy UGC’.

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