Tag: Higher Education Institutions

UGC Frames Draft Regulations For Joint Degree, Dual Degree & Twinning Programme With Foreign Varsities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday has invited suggestions on the draft regulations prepared for ‘Academic collaboration between Indian and foreign Higher Education Institutions to offer Joint Degree, Dual Degree and Twinning Programmes’. It is pertinent to mention here that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The NEP-2020 calls for permitting credits acquired […]

UGC Notifies ABC Regulations To Facilitate Students’ Mobility Across System

Bhubaneswar: A high-level Committee has prepared a draft University Grants Commission (Establishment and Operationalization of Academic Banks Of Credits(ABC) Scheme In Higher Education ) Regulations 2021. The University Grants Commission (UGC) had earlier constituted the Committee to develop a detailed scheme along with the implementation strategy on an innovative concept of Academic Banks of Credits […]

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Odisha Colleges, Universities Asked To Start Online Teaching From July 13

Bhubaneswar: Amid the recent decision of the government that educational institutions will remain shut till August 31 due to COVID-19, Odisha government today asked Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to start online teaching from July 13. In a letter to the HEIs, the State education department said that the institutions ‘are required to start’ the online […]

Prohibit Use Of Electronic Cigarettes In Higher Education Institutions: UGC

Bhubaneswar: University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to vice-chancellors of all universities to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in their respective campuses. Noting that the Government of India has already prohibited electronic cigarettes through promulgation of the “Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance, 2019, the UGC has asked the vice-chancellors to make aware students about […]

AICTE Makes Patent Sharing Mandatory For Educational Institutions

New Delhi: In a significant move, the AICTE has made it mandatory for academic bodies to share patent rights with a researcher, if the facilities of the institution are used while developing a product or a technology. The Intellectual Property Right (IPR) norm is outlined by the All India Council of Technical Education’s it its […]

UGC expects to get 100 proposals for 'Paramarsh Scheme'

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is expecting to receive around 100 proposals from the higher education institutions for its ‘Paramarsh Scheme’. As part of the scheme, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grade. “The last date for submitting proposals by the mentors is September […]

UGC stresses on ragging-free campus in higher educational institutions

Bhubaneswar: As admission season begins, the students are to set to put their foot in several colleges across Odisha. Amidst the excitement, students as well their guardians are also apprehensive regarding the safety in campuses. Keeping this in view, the University Grants Commission (UGC)  has asked higher education institutions to take necessary measures to create […]