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Hardlook: Committees made to check sexual harassment in colleges, universities falling short of mark

Complaints of sexual harassment by two Delhi University students this year have put the focus on Internal Complaints Committees, meant to address such concerns. But with insufficient student representation and scant regard for guidelines, many colleges are falling short of the mark. The Indian Express report

Amid EWS fee row, HRD Ministry asks for details of students in govt, pvt land schools

While no student has been asked to leave yet, mostly due to external pressure, their situation is uncertain as the RTE Act, under which EWS admissions take place, specifies free education only up till Class VIII.


Jamia Hamdard best pharmacy college in India, check top 25 list: NIRF Ranking 2019

NIRF Ranking 2019: Last year's top ranking institute National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali has tumbled down to the third spot. Three NIPER in top 10 Pharma institutes in India.

Top 20 MBA colleges in India: IIM-Bangalore surpasses IIM-Ahmedabad in NIRF Ranking 2019

NIRF Ranking Best B-school in India: Last year, four out of the top 10 Indian B-schools were IIMs. This year, six IIMs made it the list of top 10 management colleges in India. The Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) has jumped three points from 10th rank last year to 7th position this year.

HRD ministry seeks EC's nod to start recruitment process in central varsities; Delhi govt objects

The appointments for teaching posts in central universities were put on hold in July last year in view of a judgement of the Allahabad High Court in April 2017

IIT-Hyderabad students' app to check real-time progress on construction sites wins Smart India Hackathon 2019

The android-based application sends updates directly from the authorities working on the field, can send feedback and suggestions back to managers. It is expected to reduce the time gap between site engineers and managers as well as the cost incurred compared to the expected cost.


Seven projects at IIT-Mandi selected under HRD’s SPARC scheme

IIT Mandi will collaborate with researchers from across the globe to undertake joint research work and to offer short term courses to the students under these seven research projects.

Union Cabinet okays proposal for ordinance restoring 200-point roster in faculty jobs

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar had on Tuesday reiterated the government’s commitment to the old formula for reservation in teaching jobs in higher education.

Explained: Why govt has moved to overturn SC's quota-in-university-jobs order

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar had said that the Centre would bring an ordinance to restore the 200-point system "in two days".

Education spend rose to 4.6% of GDP, target 6%: HRD Minister

Saying that a "new India is emerging", Javadekar told graduating students of D Y Patil University that 'we need to take a decision to live for society'

HRD ministry Videos

Idea Exchange With V Ramgopal Rao, Director of IIT Delhi

The IIT Director talks about why the IITs face problems in breaking into top 100 in world rankings, the ‘fragmented education system’, and how the race for board marks and grind of coaching institutes are affecting the kind of students they get.

Four years of the Modi government: In education, what the HRD ministry did, is doing and failed to do

Here’s what the many ministry of the HRD ministry did with education, in our series The Last Lap.