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Greek members use summer to prepare for fall recruitmentDaily IlliniSome chapters in the United Greek Council (UGC), Black Greek Council (BGC) and Panhellenic Council also attend conferences. “These conferences are aimed to improve the leadership of the Executive Board and their understanding of what a successful ...
IBNLive.comUGC NET website working but slowIBNLive.comNew Delhi: The site for online registration for the University Grants Commission's (UGC's) National Eligibility Test (NET) aspirants at www.ugcnetonline.in is up and running as IBNLive checked out on the morning of May 3. This is the first time that ...Online registration for UGC-NET falters for 6th dayHindustan TimesNET applicants rush slows UGC portal, deadline extendedFinancial ExpressUGC NET 2012: Online application date extended to May 10Indian CollegesDeccan Heraldall 7 news articles »
Rs. 1600-cr. proposal submitted to UGCThe HinduVice-Chancellor of the Central University of Karnataka (CUK) AM Pathan on Wednesday said the varsity had submitted a proposal to the University Grants Commission (UGC) seeking Rs. 1600 crore for starting new courses, improving infrastructure and ...Central University offers free PG courses for girlsDeccan Heraldall 3 news articles »
IndiaEduNews.netUGC clears Assam's Sankardeva study centreIndiaEduNews.netNew Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has cleared the establishment of the Srimanta Sankardeva Chair in Assam's Tezpur University to familiarize students with the values of secularism and non-violence expounded by the saint-scholar, ...and more »
Activists urge UGC to control deemed varsitiesThe HinduAcademics and activists submitted a memorandum to the University Grants Commission (UGC) here on Monday, protesting the proliferation of 'deemed-to-be' varsities that are not being regulated properly. Led by the Nyayakaagi Naavu, activists submitted ...
IBNLive.comNET aspirants facing glitches applying onlineThe HinduPostgraduates aspiring to appear for the National Eligibility Test (NET) for junior research fellowship and lectureship conducted by the University Grants Commission (UGC) are finding it difficult to submit their applications online at ...UGC's high-tech procedure leaves NET-JRF applicants in jeopardy againHindustan TimesUGC postpones form submission date as NET runs into online glitchIndian ExpressNET exam: UGC extends dates for registrationFinancial ExpressIBNLive.com -Daily Bhaskar -International Reporterall 23 news articles »
Jagran PostPunjab:UGC server develops glitchesJagran PostJalandhar: The UGC aspirants had to face trouble in the submission of online admission forms when University Grants Commission (UGC) server developed technical glitches. Considering the technical fault, the UGC has extended the last date for submission ...
Sankardeva chair to be set up in Tezpur UniversityBusiness StandardPTI / New Delhi May 01, 2012, 15:55 Decks have been cleared for setting up of a Chair in the name of Sreemanta Sankardeva in Assam's Tezpur Central University with UGC giving its approval to the long-pending proposal. The go-ahead to the proposal by ...and more »
Wildhorse Energy well placed to start BFS at Mecsek Hills UGC project after ...Proactive Investors USA & CanadaWildhorse Energy (LON:WHE, ASX:WHE) was pleased with the results of the “pivotal” March quarter, which saw the completion of the prefeasibility study for the Mecsek Hills underground coal gasification (UGC) project in Hungary.and more »
AIMA to continue with MAT, to bring more private universities in its foldPaGalGuY.comby Jayashree Maji on 30 April 2012 The All Indian Management Association (AIMA) has decided to focus on University Grants Commission (UGC) approved private institutions in order to continue with the Management Aptitude Test (MAT).
The HinduNET exam: UGC extends dates for registrationIndian ExpressIn view of the last minute rush for registration for NET exam this June and slowdown of server, UGC has extended the last date for online registration as well as submission of hard copies till early May. "UGC has extended the last date up to May 2, ...Clearing the NETThe HinduUGC's high-tech procedure leaves NET-JRF applicants in jeopardy againHindustan TimesUGC website crash gives tough time to applicantsDaily BhaskarPune Newsline -International Reporter -Indian Collegesall 15 news articles »
The HinduEasing the affiliation burdenThe HinduThe reforms suggested would be used by the UGC while chalking out schemes for the XII Plan. To diffuse the burden of affiliating universities, a gradual step-wise formula has been suggested. “Providing autonomy to colleges is the key,” says Mr.
Would IIM Bangalore Director Pankaj Chandra be new UGC Chairman?MBAUniverse.comAccording to the media reports earlier, Dr Chandra's name for appointment as University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman was cleared by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) in February this year. With backing of HRD ministry, stage was set ...
UGC postpones form submission date as NET runs into online glitchFinancial ExpressAfter many students complained of not being able to log on to the site of the National Eligibility Test (NET) to fill the exam form, the University Grants Commission (UGC) postponed the last dates for the submission of the forms.
IBNLive.comUGC's high-tech procedure leaves NET-JRF applicants in jeopardy againHindustan TimesUniversity Grants Commission's (UGC) high-tech procedure to apply for the National Eligibility Test (NET)-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) exam has left applicants in trouble once again, as the link to the website is crashing after repeated intervals.Now UGC makes NET an objective entrance examInternational ReporterForm submission date for National Eligibility Test exam extendedTimes of IndiaUGC to conduct objective-type NET exam on June 24IBNLive.comall 5 news articles »
Daily BhaskarScholar drops Rushdie as her research topicTimes of IndiaParmar would like to change the topic to something less controversial and has conveyed the sentiments to the university authorities and also the UGC. Parmar was granted a post-doctoral fellowship in 2011 to work on the use of magic realism in the major ...Deoband protests,scholar drops research on RushdieIndian ExpressDeoband's demand is assault on the space of scholarship: IntellectualsTwoCircles.netScholar drops study on Rushdie after Muslim uproarHindustan Timesall 5 news articles »
Scientists take on activists, want ban on live testing on animals liftedTimes of IndiaRecent guidelines issued by University Grants Commission (UGC) banning the age-old practice of using lab animals for research has not gone down well with scientists from Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Indian National Science Academy ...and more »
IBNLive.comUGC to conduct objective-type NET exam on June 24IBNLive.comNew Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) announced the holding of the National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) exam on June 24, 2012 for determining the eligibility for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and eligibility for lectureship ...UGC's NET to be completely objective from this yearTimes of IndiaUGC NET: Four books for Computer Applications examIndian Collegesall 3 news articles »
Daily MailDeoband protests, scholar drops research on RushdieIndian ExpressFollowing protests from Darul Uloom, Deoband, and certain Islamic organisations, a research scholar at Meerut's Chaudhary Charan Singh University has requested the UGC to change the subject of her post-doctoral fellowship for research on 'Use of Magic ...Scholar drops study on Rushdie after Muslim uproarHindustan TimesDarul Uloom Deoband heat 'forces' Chaudhary Charan Singh University to scrap ...India Todayall 17 news articles »
Indian CollegesUGC's NET to be completely objective from this yearTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: The National Eligibility Test, conducted by University Grants Commission (UGC), will be completely objective type from this year. The first objective type NET exam will be conducted on June 24 and will comprise three papers.UGC NET: Four books for Computer Applications examIndian Collegesall 3 news articles »
Scholar drops study on Rushdie after Muslim uproarHindustan TimesThe fellowship, awarded by the UGC, had created a hue and cry among Muslims. In an e-mail sent on Thursday, Parmar said she has no intention to hurt the feelings of any community or individual. "Therefore, in wake of the controversy…Deoband's demand is assault on the space of scholarship: IntellectualsTwoCircles.netall 2 news articles »
Funding crunch looms over Indian law schoolsLivemint“And if the UGC (University Grants Commission) doesn't give the money, then the maintenance of the buildings will be poor.” Between 2011 and 2012, NLSIU's total expenditure has risen 31%. Over a period of five years, costs have spiralled by 160% from ...and more »
...Degree), Regulations 2009. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established by the UGC, accredits universities and colleges on various parameters of quality. The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accredits programmes...
UGC selection process faces PIL hurdleIndian ExpressThe appointment process for the Chairman and Vice-Chairman's positions at the country's top higher education regulator — the University Grants Commission (UGC) — has now run into litigation. Two PILs have been admitted by the Delhi High Court, ...HC asks Centre to respond to PIL on UGC chairman appointmentIBNLive.comall 2 news articles »
Functioning of UniversitiesPress Information Bureau (press release)The University Grants Commission (UGC) has reported that it conducts periodical review of universities in the country. A detailed review of each university is conducted before it is included in Section 2(f) and 12B. A comprehensive review of 124 deemed ...
Money matters: No takers for GU's registrar postAhmedabad Newsline“While the qualification decided for the post is as per the UGC norms, the salary is being offered as per state government norms,” Trivedi explained. “That is why we are not getting eligible candidates for the job,” he pointed out.and more »
Students rue lack of social science department in DAVVTimes of IndiaINDORE: While Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has proposed to introduce new courses to the University Grants Commission (UGC), there are hundreds of students still awaiting university's nod to start a full-fledged social science department.
UGC contracts Canal Plus unit for screen advertisingDigitalTVEurope.netCinema chain UGC has contracted Canal Plus Régie, the advertising sales arm of the pay TV operator, to commercialise advertising space on its screens from the beginning of next year. UGC has 364 cinema screens in France, including 198 in Paris and the ...
UGC saddened by passing of Professor Edmond Ko7thSpace Interactive (press release)The Chairman of the University Grants Committee (UGC), Mr Edward Cheng, was deeply dismayed and saddened to learn of the death of Professor Edmond Ko Ing-ming. "Professor Ko's substantial experience in quality enhancement has helped shape and ...
Daily BhaskarUGC grants Rs 2.67 crore for two Gujarat University collegesTimes of IndiaGovernment Arts and Commerce College will be forwarded Rs 2.67 grant by UGC to be developed as model colleges. The colleges will receive Rs 1.33 crore as first installment for research and infrastructure development. The GU has also recommended 15 of ...2 Gujarat colleges get model school status from UGCDaily News & AnalysisTwo GU colleges get UGC model statusDaily Bhaskarall 5 news articles »
Daily BhaskarUGC grants Rs 2.67 crore for two Gujarat University collegesTimes of IndiaGovernment Arts and Commerce College will be forwarded Rs 2.67 grant by UGC to be developed as model colleges. The colleges will receive Rs 1.33 crore as first installment for research and infrastructure development. The GU has also recommended 15 of ...Two GU colleges get UGC model statusDaily Bhaskar2 Gujarat colleges get model school status from UGCDaily News & Analysisall 5 news articles »
Post-doctoral fellowship on Rushdie enrages DeobandTimes of IndiaLUCKNOW: Taking a strong exception to the UGC's decision to award post-doctoral fellowship on Salman Rushdie's writing, Darul Uloom Deoband has demanded "immediate remedial steps to correct the high impropriety". The Islamic seminary is apparently ...and more »
'Ved Prakash can apply again for UGC post'Hindustan TimesUniversity Grants Commission (UGC) vice-chairman and acting head Ved Prakash is entitled to re-apply for the post, which is in the process of being filled , say UGC officials. to offer his candidature for the post," said a senior UGC official.
SamayLiveUGC NET 2012: Download previous years' question papersIndia TodayThe National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure ...UGC NET 2012: Exam announced on June 24SamayLiveUGC NET: Five books for Computer Science examIndian Collegesall 5 news articles »
UGC to acknowledge students' role in enhancing quality of educationTimes of IndiaTo ensure that students of their respective institution have an effective say in the affairs of the institution, the University Grants Commission (UGC), has decided to revise the draft UGC (Mandatory Assessment and Accreditation of Universities) ...
Thapar University implementing UGC norms selectivelyHindustan TimesThe university has approached the Punjab and Haryana high court against the 'UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations 2010', specifically against section 5 that stipulates a certain type of governance system.and more »
Faculty recruitment at Allahabad university to be discussed on April 28Times of IndiaIn accordance with UGC regulations 2009, candidates applying for these posts should be NET qualified. But later, the Allahabad High Court allowing the writ petitions filed by Dr Ramesh Kumar Yadav and another directed the petitioners were eligible for ...Allahabad HC order gives hope to PhD holdersIBNLive.comall 2 news articles »
Orientation Programme organized by UGC Academic Staff College, AMU concludedIndia Education DiaryAligarh : The Orientation Programme organized by the UGC Academic Staff College, Aligarh Muslim University concluded today. 58 participants from Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and UP successfully completed the ...
India TodayUGC NET 2012 on June 24India TodayThe National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) to determine eligibility for lectureship and for award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Indian nationals in order to ensure ...and more »
Clarity on faculty eligibility norms awaitedThe HinduAn ambiguity has apparently been created by AICTE's interpretation of the norms of University Grants Commission (UGC) for faculty eligibility, according to college heads. While the UGC stipulation is that a candidate holding master's degree with 55 per ...Recently Asked QuestionsEducation Timesall 4 news articles »
Berhampur University plans to introduce four new coursesTimes of IndiaBERHAMPUR: Berhampur University has sought funds for the establishment of four new departments under the twelfth plan (2012-17) of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The proposed centres include Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive ...
Increase student intake to meet higher education demand, says UGCUniversity World NewsSome universities may have to double student enrolment in the next five years, with students per acre of university campus being used as a measure of efficiency, according to the University Grants Commission, or UGC. This was revealed in an internal ...
...UGC Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico Submitted by Rose Dowdell Brownm / UGC Submitted by Jill Davidson / UGC Submitted by Katie Cornett / UGC Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Submitted by Brett Coonrod / UGC Submitted by Jean Chisser...
...members despite the fact that they had not cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET), prompting the ministry to quash the UGC’s decision, and terming it as “contrary to national policy’’. Furious that the UGC’s move would dilute the quality of academic...
Times of India
...taking degree classes including honours classes and were being transferred to other colleges where lectures were receiving UGC scale of pay. During UGC pay revision, the Orissa government framed rules to implement the UGC pay scale to a particular section,...
...is the discretionary element in deciding the Plan requirements for each university. The inter-State distribution of the UGC's plan assistance for State universities should, therefore, be decided on the basis of an objective formula. Let this formula include...
Hindu Business Line
Avadh varsity gets UGC grant worth Rs 1065 crTimes of IndiaThe allocated UGC grant in 11th plan is Rs 8.30 crore more than what was granted during 10th plan to the university. vice-chancellor Prof AK Mittal told TOI ...
Teachers up in arms against former VCTimes of India"The UGC has made it compulsory for teachers to be in departments and colleges from 11 am to 5 pm," they said, adding that science teachers put in 10 hours ...
The Yashpal Committee Report: A ReviewMainstreamWhy does the Report ask for the abolition of that authority, the UGC, treating it as one of the Councils? Let us not confuse the issues! ...
UGC finds fault with Brain Gain policyIndiatimesUGC also wants the Brain Gain policy not to be confined to the proposed world class universities but to other institutions as well. ...Cloud over review of deemed varsitiesTimes of Indiaall 2 news articles »