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National Digital Library Caters To Students In All Languages

New Delhi: A National Digital Library has been set up by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry for all students in the country. The library includes subjects such as elementary education, law, medicine and engineering. It provides more than 4.5 crore text resources. Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said “This library is for students […]

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HRD Increases Exam Centers For Pending CBSE Board Exams To 15,000

New Delhi: The CBSE will conduct the pending class 10 and 12 board exams at 15,000 centres across the country instead of 3,000 centres planned earlier, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Monday. The exams, which were postponed due to a nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 to contain the spread of COVID-19, […]

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Big News: CBSE To Conduct Class 10, 12 Board Exams From July 1 To 15- HRD Minister

New Delhi: Pending Class 10 and 12 CBSE exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, will be conducted from July 1 to 15, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced on Friday. The schedule has been decided in order to ensure that the board exams are completed before competitive examinations […]

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HRD Lays Down 6-Point Roadmap For Implementation Of New NEP, To Conduct Review In 2030

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry, which is in process of giving final shape to the new National Education Policy (NEP), has laid down a six-point roadmap for its implementation and decided to conduct a comprehensive review of the implementation status in 2030. After some state governments and stakeholders raised concerns about the NEP draft, saying […]

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5% duty on imported books: Worried publishers to meet HRD officials

New Delhi: Upset over the five per cent customs duty proposed on imported books, an association of Indian publishers and book sellers is planning to meet government officials to highlight their problem areas and also stress that books are part of free flow of knowledge and culture and should be made more accessible. Most of […]

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HRD Info On UGC, AICTE Courses To Boost Employability, Know Details

Under Ministry of Human Resource Development’s purview, various skill-oriented courses are implemented by University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) through Community Colleges, Bachelor of Vocation courses (B.VoC) & Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) Kausal Kendras to boost the employability of youth. According to an information provided by Union Minister for […]

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Fill vacancies to provide quality education: HRD Minister  

New Delhi: Union Minister for Human Resources and Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to fill the vacancies to increase quality and efficiency. Stressing that it is government’s duty to provide quality education to all the students, he directed the officials from Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya […]

Government revises policy draft, omits compulsory Hindi

New Delhi: Following the outrage from the southern Indian states, the HRD Ministry on Monday omitted the mandatory teaching of Hindi from the draft of National Education Policy (NEP). The revised draft does not mandate the languages that students may opt to study at mid-school level. The modifications have been made to the section 4.5.9 […]

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HRD plans decree to revive university-wise faculty recruitment

New Delhi: The government may introduce an ordinance soon to revive the university-wise recruitment system for faculty, an official from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) said on Monday. It was changed to department-wise in 2017 by an Allahabad High Court order, the official added. A review petition filed by the HRD Ministry to […]

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CBSE, HRD, UGC And AICTE Scholarships For Students; All Details Here

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Department of School Education and Literacy is implementing ‘National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)’. The objective of the scheme is to establish an enabling environment to reduce the drop outs and promote the enrolment of girl child belonging to SC/ST communities in secondary schools […]

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Is Hindi language Compulsory Until Class 8 In All Schools? Union HRD Minister Clarifies

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today rubbished the reports of recommendation making Hindi language compulsory until Class 8 in all the schools across the country. Javadekar informed that there’s no provision of making any language compulsory in National Education Policy draft while clarifying that the news in the media is wrong. The HRD […]

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UGC Issues Important Notice On Online Courses; Application Process Begins Today

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited online applications from all eligible Higher Educational Institutions (HEls) for offering Courses/Programmes in Online mode as per UGC (Online Courses or Programmes) Regulations, 2018. As per sources, the proposals have been invited from HEIs for recognition of courses/programmes to be offered in online mode and this […]

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HRD Ministry Approves Increase Of Seats In Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

New Delhi: In a major development, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today announced the approval an increase of 5000 seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) for the Academic Year 2019-20.  At present the number of seats in JNVs, residential schools for talented rural children, are 46600. The addition of 5000 seats will mean […]

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UGC Names 24 Fake Universities; Issues Warning Notice To Some Varsities

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the list of 24 fake Universities on its website www.ugc.ac.in. In addition, the Commission also issued public notice against the unrecognized status of Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), New Delhi and illegal status of Bio-Chemic Education Grant Commission, Nadia, West Bengal. Bhartiya Shiksha Parishad, […]

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HRD Ministry issues guidelines on subjects, homework & weight of school bags

New Delhi: In a major development, the Centre has asked the states and UTs to ensure that there is no homework for students of Classes 1 and 2 and the guidelines capping the weight of school bags for classes 1-10 are adhered to. “The Ministry has instructed all states and Union Territories to formulate guidelines […]

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UGC Scholarship For Girl Students; Apply Before November 30

It is observed that number of girls as against boys in certain states is declining which is a matter of great concern. In such circumstances education of women needs to be used and effective means for their empowerment and education will prepare them to have a control over their lives. The Union Government of India […]

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UGC Recruitment 2018: Check Notification; Salary up to Rs 70,000

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited applications from the candidates for filling up of Consultant post purely on contract basis for a period of one-year in UGC Headquarters, New Delhi. The application complete in all respect duly supported by the relevant documents may be submitted to the Secretary, UGC on or before […]

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UGC regulates pay scale & qualification for teachers and staff?

In a major development, in supersession of the ‘UGC Regulations on Minimum qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education 2010’ together with all amendments made therein from time to time, the University Grants Commission has framed regulations. Minimum qualifications […]

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UGC warns varsities & colleges to refund admission fees of students

New Delhi: In a major development, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued warning to universities and colleges across the country against retention of original documents of admitted students and non-refund of fees in case an admission is withdrawn within one month. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that the higher educational institutions would be […]

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UGC Recruitment 2018: Check New Notification & Post Details

In a fresh notification, UGC’s Deputy Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar Khanduri informed that one post of Deputy Director (IAC & IFD), UGC, New Delhi in the pay level-11, Rs 67,700- 2,08,700 would fall vacant with effect from November 1, 2018 consequent upon retirement of the present incumbent. The post is to be filled on deputation […]

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UGC issues circular to varsities on 'Surgical Strike Day'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued circular to vice chancellors of all the universities and provided the list of activities which maybe undertaken on September 29 following Government of India’s decision to celebrate it as ‘Surgical Strike Day’. However, sources in the HRD Ministry clarified that the circular is only advisory in nature, and […]

Cabinet approves permanent campuses for 7 new IIMs including Sambalpur

New Delhi: In a major development, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Amritsar, Bodh Gaya, Nagpur, Sambalpur, Sirmaur, Vishakhapatnam and Jammu, and their recurring expenditure at a total cost of Rs 3775.42 crore (Rs […]

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UGC plans to set up more accreditation agencies like NAAC, NBA

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to appoint an Accreditation Advisory Council (AAC) which will help the commission set up more agencies in order to increase the number of accreditation and assessment agencies (AAAs) for higher education institutes in the country. “To enhance the existing capacity of accreditation for meeting the requirement […]

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UGC asks for proposals for extension of vocational courses

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought proposals from institutions for extension of their vocational courses and community college programmes. “The UGC has invited proposals from those institutions which have been running Bachelor of Vocational Courses (BVoc) and community college programmes in order to consider extension of courses being run under the said […]

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UGC Grants Autonomy To 62 Varsities On Basis Of NAAC Ratings

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has informed that it has decided to grant Autonomy to 62 Universities (5 Central Universities, 21 State Universities, 34 Deemed to be Universities and 2 Private Universities) across the Country. These Universities have been selected on the basis of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) ratings. The Institutions having a […]