Before the IIM Act kicked in this January, there were no fixed recruitment rules for the post of director. However, in the last decade, a PhD along with teaching experience has been a prerequisite for the post.
Roughly 625 students of NIT-Uttarakhand will join the satellite campus by December 15 and stay there till the end of their programme. “Their degree, however, will be awarded by NIT-Uttarakhand,” Subrahmanyam clarified.
In a data collection drive, the Delhi government had asked all schools to compile comprehensive data of all students, their guardians and siblings, with their mobile numbers, voter ID details, and educational qualifications.
The curriculum tweak by the IITs, however, isn’t just limited to the introduction of basics of biology. IIT-Madras, which has a mandatory course since 2005, revamped it in 2015 to introduce electives, such as big data in biology, bio-energy.
The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act show that much before the law was passed by Parliament, on December 19 last year, there was a strong difference of opinion within the government too — over IIM autonomy and accountability.
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A communique issued by the ministry said that each of the Boards had to be constituted afresh with the three ex-officio members — institute’s current director, existing representatives of the state government and Union government on the Board.
Sources said the AU administration reached out to Ramachandra Guha on Monday to discuss the possibility of deferring the date of his joining. He was supposed to join Ahmedabad University on February 1, 2019.
In a letter dated October 29, the CEO is learnt to have highlighted the “active role” played by principal secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo in abetting the government’s intrusion in electoral roll revision and deployment of central armed police forces.
The Board of Governors (BoG), headed by Deepak M Satwalekar, met on Wednesday to deliberate over four names shortlisted by the search-cum-selection committee for the director’s post and selected Himanshu Rai of IIM-Lucknow for the top job.