Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

higher education


Increase in ST, SC and OBC students enrolment in higher education institutions: AISHE 2020-21

January 31, 2023 7:57 pm

AISHE 2020-21: The report released by the Ministry of Education showed that of the 4.13 crore students enrolled in Higher Education Institutes during 2020-21, 14.2 per cent belonged to SC category, 5.8 per cent ST category and 35.8 per cent to OBC category. The remaining 44.2 per cent students were from other communities.

Karnataka: 4 state-run varsities collaborate with US universities for higher education

January 12, 2023 9:44 am

Four state-run universities of Karnataka and varsities of Pennsylvania, US, collaborates for higher education in the presence of Bangalore Chief Minister for higher education C N Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday, January 10.

Students welcome UGC's draft norms on foreign universities' campus in India

January 06, 2023 8:41 pm

The University Grants Commission's draft norms for the establishment and operation of foreign universities in the country to improve quality of education without traveling abroad.

Fund for higher education of orphan children announces Himachal CM

January 02, 2023 8:35 pm

In a New Year gift to about 6,000 orphan children in Himachal Pradesh, the state government on Sunday announced establishing a Rs 101-crore fund "Mukhya Mantri Sukhashraya Sahayata Kosh" for their higher education and day-to-day needs.

Planning to study abroad? Check list of scholarships provided by Indian govt

January 05, 2023 7:16 pm

The Ministry of Education provides some financial aid to Indian students for foreign higher education. Interested candidates can check the official website for more details —

Afghan minister breaks silence on women attending university

December 22, 2022 10:41 pm

Nida Mohammad Nadim said he issued the decree earlier this week to avoid the mixing of genders in universities and because he believes some subjects being taught violated the principles of Islam.

Bangalore University bars hostel facilities for SC/ST students who wish to pursue a second PG

December 06, 2022 4:51 pm

The university registrar, however, said that the ‘vacating’ rule applies to all categories of students in order to make way for the fresh batch of postgraduate students.

Number of Indian students in US on rise again, surpassing the Chinese

November 16, 2022 3:57 pm

The numbers assume more significance when compared to China, which continues to account for the largest cohort of international students in the US with a share of 31 per cent, but with a slower decadal growth rate as its share was already 29 per cent in 2012-13, a look at past data showed.

Panel set-up by MoE to strengthen assessment and accreditation of higher educational institutions

November 06, 2022 9:24 am

The chairperson of the panel will be Dr K Radhakrishnan, Chairperson, Board of Governors, IIT Kanpur. He is also the chairperson of the Standing Committee of IIT Council.

Karnataka: Former vice-chancellors’ forum submits report to tackle ‘administrative lacunae’ in higher education

October 30, 2022 6:53 am

The forum said the inability of faculty members to provide counsel in the selection of courses and uploading them on the government’s UUCMS portal has caused major administrative and academic problems.


New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in the general category across all higher education institutions and universities from July 2019.

New 10% reservation to be implemented from next academic year, says HRD minister

January 16, 2019 5:55 pm

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% quota for EWS in the general category across all higher education institutions from July 2019. He said it would not affect existing reservations for candidates.

Gender gap in higher education is reducing: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

As more eligible Indians (18-23 years of age) sign up for higher education, it is important to note that the gender gap is also closing. A look at the Gross Enrolment Ratio in today’s #NewsInNumbers.

What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more: