The ranking is calculated by scoring the universities on criteria including number of citations, research output, international outlook and quality of teaching. With a total score of 28.9, PU has scored the lowest in terms of research output, a mere score of 14.4 out of a 100.
Setting up the dual degree course is one of the recent initiatives taken by IIT-Ropar to increase its collaborations with medical professionals, doctors and hospitals, to productively contribute to the advancements in the field of healthcare.
The road, which was barricaded in December last year, has remained shut for no specific reason. In a press conference in early January, the Vice-Chancellor Raj Kumar had claimed that the road was barricaded for ‘beautification’ and will be accessible to vehicles.
In line with the theme of the conference, Dattatreya highlighted how well the pharmaceutical industry is performing in India, proving to be a lucrative field for young researchers and academicians to work in.
Although the university has taken permission from the Department of Forests and Wildlife of the Chandigarh Administration to cut down the trees, the hostel residents are disturbed by the abrupt decision, as they were not informed about the major alteration set to be made to their hostel’s landscape.
A team from Radiotherapy department said that the number of cancer patients at PGIMER have only risen over the years. In 2018, 8,024 cancer patients visited the Regional Cancer Centre in PGIMER, as compared to 7,330 in 2017 and 6,587 in 2016.
Amidst slogans of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ and ‘SFS hooliganism will not be tolerated’, members of the ABVP gathered to condemn the attack outside Boys Hostel No 3, which had left one of its members severely injured on Saturday evening.