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Several steps taken for skill development in Higher Education: HRD Minister

To make it viable, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has adopted the Learning Outcome Based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) at Undergraduate Level as one of its Quality Improvement programme mandate

Karnataka govt colleges turn to social media to increase enrolments

Government PU college principals in Karnataka has been directed to be creative in organising special admission drives. Information pushed through various mediums including social media and local TV channels should mention various facilities provided at the college, the scope of learning for each subject/combination, and various achievements that students and lecturers, according to the Karnataka PU board.

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249000 Indian students in US varsities, says latest report

China tops the list with 4,81,106 students, according to a report released by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Let the elite pay

To reform education system, provide a level playing field, regardless of caste, sex, or income. Stop subsidising higher education for the rich.

Shift from grants to loans for infrastructure has IITs worried, matter to raised during meet with President

Under the Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education (RISE) initiative, there will be no further grant-in-aid for new infrastructure in centrally-funded institutions (CFIs) such as the IITs, NITs, IIMs, IIITs and central universities.

Curbing disabled people's right to higher education will amount to discrimination: SC

Higher education: The Supreme Court has made it clear that people with disability are entitled to higher education and if adequate provisions are not made to facilitate the same, it would amount to "discrimination".

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Most pvt educational institutes nothing but degree portals: Hamid Ansari

Ansari said a number of surveys of the overall educational scenario of the country present a "dismal picture", whether primary, secondary, university or professional.

PM Modi holds higher education meet

The meeting, which was held at the PM’s residence, was also attended by V S Oberoi, Higher Education Secretary at the HRD Ministry.

Start at the bottom

The attempt to improve higher education must begin with primary schools.

Higher education: Promotion policies at the centre of declining standards

The promotion process should give weightage to teaching, research and administration in proportion to the amount of time the teacher is expected to spend on these three activities.

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

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

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.

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Gender gap in higher education is reducing: News in Numbers

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

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: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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