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Monday, January 20, 2020



AICTE rationalises nomenclature of MBA courses following concerns of redundancy

January 18, 2020 4:28 pm

MBA or PG diploma courses in four subjects -- Modern Office Management, Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practices, Modern Office Practice and National Management Programme -- be converted into vocational courses.

The rise and fall of the Indian engineering degree

January 15, 2020 9:56 am

Lack of an updated curriculum, the unregulated opening of technical institutions, non-existent linkages with industry and poor student-faculty ratio are some reasons why Indian engineers are considered unemployable.

Amit Khare takes charge as Higher Education Secretary amid JNU protests

December 14, 2019 2:42 pm

The bureaucratic reshuffle comes amid an impasse between the HRD ministry and students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) regarding a hike in hostels fees.

128 engineering colleges shut down in three years, majority from Telangana: HRD

December 04, 2019 11:57 am

The HRD Minister informed that neither UGC nor AICTE has any proposal to set up new engineering colleges — UG or PG — across the country.

National Education Policy can address crisis in technical education: AICTE chairperson

November 30, 2019 2:03 pm

The process of learning in educational institutions needs to change as there is the need for the teacher to know what to teach to the student and how to do it, said Sahasrabudhe

No final decision yet on merger of UGC, AICTE: HRD minister

November 21, 2019 6:42 pm

University Grants Commission regulates the universities across the country and AICTE acts as a regulator for engineering, pharmacy, management and other technical education colleges.

JNU fee hike: Committee to start dialogue between JNUSU, administration; submit report to HRD

November 18, 2019 11:54 am

The committee, to be funded by the UGC, consists of VS Chauhan, former chairperson, University Grants Commission (UGC); Anil Sahasrabudhe, chairperson of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE); and Rajnish Jain, secretary of UGC.

Culture, innovative ecosystem can create opportunities for students to develop and grow: Gowda

November 13, 2019 6:07 pm

Innovation plays an eminent role in education, empowering students with a more creative and innovative learning process, said AICTE chairperson Anil Sahasrabudhe.

JNU students protest against fee hike, HRD says will find a way out

November 12, 2019 9:47 am

During the course of the protest outside the venue, which began shortly before noon, police tried several means to move students away from the gate, including the use of a water cannon which was deployed around 1:30 pm.

JNU protests HIGHLIGHTS: Students clash with police over steep fee hike, meet HRD minister briefly

November 11, 2019 10:43 pm

JNU students Protests Today Highlights: Hundreds of JNU students clashed with police on Monday as they protested against the steep fee hike. Union HRD Minister got stuck at AICTE, the protest site where the 3rd convocation of the varsity was held.