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Saturday, April 04, 2020



Now, HRD Ministry to address mental health issues of students, teachers amid coronavirus pandemic

April 04, 2020 5:46 pm

There should be a task force set up by every institute which should include psychologists to handle mental health issues, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishak had suggested.

HRD Ministry launches portal to address students' difficulties during coronavirus lockdown

April 03, 2020 8:35 pm

This portal is essentially to connect those who are willing to provide help with those who need help, the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Said.

Ideathon to fight solution to coronavirus begins, winner to get up to 40 lakh

March 27, 2020 5:00 pm

Selected participants will be considered for innovation grants up to Rs 40 lakh. Most innovative and impactful ideas will get Rs 2 lakh each for students and educators, as separate categories.

Only work from home internships for engineering students: AICTE

March 27, 2020 3:42 pm

To compensate for the loss, AICTE has asked institutes to "give challenging problems as internship to such students which can be worked upon by them from their respective homes".

BE vs BTech: What should be your pick?

March 15, 2020 9:07 pm

BE versus BTech: While IITs say that it is the delivery of the two that is different, AICTE chairperson believes the BE is valued more than BTech when applying abroad. The curriculum, however, remains almost similar for the two.

IT boom plateauing, admissions dip, many Tamil Nadu engineering colleges face closure

March 02, 2020 5:59 pm

According to information from the state Higher Education Department, out of over 500 engineering colleges in the state which participate in counselling, at least 50 are on the verge of a closure.

HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal presents awards to 23 student teams for innovation

February 25, 2020 12:42 pm

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has been organizing Vishwakarma Awards since the year 2017. "I got to know that among 6,676 teams, 117 teams selected for the final and among them 23 teams got the awards in different categories," Nishank said

Soon, AI, IOT, Cloud to be must for all UG engineering degrees; faculty training underway

February 19, 2020 6:09 pm

One of the major issue faced by the Indian higher education institutes is to find experienced and expert faculty in the emerging courses, even as AICTE is holding faculty training workshops since last year.

AICTE bars universities from offering PGDM and MBA courses simultaneously

February 19, 2020 6:36 pm

According to the AICTE Regulations, 2020, conducting PGDM and MBA courses in the same institution is not permissible, a senior AICTE official said.

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.