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Hostels To Reopen In Odisha Universities & Colleges From Feb 6; Physical Teaching From Feb 7

In its latest order, the Higher Education Department has directed the concerned authorities to initiate measures for the reopening of hostels and other residential facilities for the accommodation of students from February 6.

UGC Issues Important Notice For M.Phil, Phd Students; Check Latest Updates

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has again extended the thesis submission deadline for PhD and MPhil scholars. As per the latest notification, the deadline for submission of theses for terminal M.Phil, Phd students has again been extended till December 2021. The deadline has been extended in view of the larger interest of research scholars. […]

Re-Opening of Universities, Colleges Post Lockdown; UGC Asks Institutions To Implement Guidelines

Bhubaneswar: Normalcy is all set to return to campuses after Centre allowed resumption of physical mode of teaching in  several universities and colleges across the country. The Centre has been releasing several unlock guidelines in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation at regular intervals with necessary precautions that needs to be followed strictly. Schools, colleges […]

UGC Issues Important Notice On Implementation Of Reservation Policy Of Govt

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued important notice regarding implementation of reservation Policy of the Government in universities, deemed universities, colleges and other grant-in-aid institutions and centres. In a letter to the registrar of all Central/state/ deemed to be universities, UGC Joint-Secretary GS Chauhan said that the Commission is continuously monitoring the progress […]

UGC Asks Varsities To Encourage Students To Apply For Scholarships

Bhubaneswar: With the deadline for various scholarships fast approaching, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities across the country to encourage students to take benefits of the schemes. In a letter, UGC Secretary Rajnish Jain urged vice-chancellors of all universities to give special attention to SC and ST students by encouraging them to apply […]

PG Spot Admissions In Universities, Colleges: Odisha Releases Guidelines & Timeline

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday issued guidelines and schedule for the post graduate (PG) spot admissions in various universities and colleges across the State. In a letter, the Higher Education Department has asked the Chairpersons of PG Councils of all state public universities, controller of examinations and principals of Colleges to make necessary arrangements […]

Big Breaking: Odisha Announces Dates For Reopening Of Universities, Colleges

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Sunday announced the dates for reopening of Universities and Colleges across the State. As per the latest notification, the government has directed State Public Universities and Government as well as Non-Government Degree Colleges (coming under H.E. Department) to commence physical classroom teaching for students of 2020-21 Final Year UG/PG courses […]

Universities, Colleges In Uttar Pradesh Reopen Today

Lucknow: The universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh are reopening from Monday. The educational institutions will reopen with only 50 per cent attendance and students, on a roster basis, can attend the class in any enclosed area. A maximum of 200 students can attend the class at any given time. The universities and colleges […]

COVID19: Odisha Degree Colleges & Universities Re-open For Staff

Bhubaneswar: After around three months, degree colleges and universities in Odisha reopened today for the teaching and non-teaching staff. In adherence to the COVID19 guidelines, proper arrangements were made on the premises for sanitisation & social distancing. As per reports, thermal screening of the staff entering the premises is being conducted and provision of sanitizers […]

COVID-19: UGC directs to set up mental health helplines for students
UGC Asks Universities To Set Up Grievance Redressal Cell For COVID-19 Related Concerns

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities in the country to set up a cell for handling grievances of students related to examinations and other academic activities arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission has also constituted a task force to monitor the redressal of grievances and concerns raised by […]

Students Should Stay Prepared For Exams Post Lockdown: Odisha Govt After UGC Guideline

Bhubaneswar: A day after the University Grants Commission (UGC) chalked out new guideline allowing Universities to chart out their own plan of action for conducting exams which were put on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent nationwide lockdown, Odisha government today informed that the State might conduct exams any moment post lockdown after duly […]

Hold exams in July, begin academic sessions in varsities from Sept: UGC Panel

New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown amid the coronavirus scare has pushed back the start of academic sessions in universities across the country, which will now begin in September 2020. It is one of the recommendations made by a seven-member committee set up by the University Grants Commission so as to give recommendations on the start […]

Common Entrance Exam For PG Admissions From 2020: Odisha Minister 

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the State Higher Education Department has decided to conduct a common examination from the next academic year, i.e. 2020, for admission into post graduate (PG) courses in colleges and universities across Odisha. The decision was taken during the 4th vice chancellors’ conclave chaired by Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo in […]

Swiggy now in 500 Indian cities, targets 100 more this year

New Delhi: From Gujarat’s Himmatnagar to Assam’s Jorhat, food delivery platform Swiggy has expanded its services to 500 cities in India, matching rival Zomato’s reach in the country. Unveiling its plan on Monday, Swiggy, which has added 60,000 new restaurants in the past six months, said it would expand to 600 cities by December 2019. […]

Would opening colleges help restore normalcy in Kashmir?

Srinagar: All colleges and universities are scheduled to resume academic activities from Wednesday in the valley even as a question mark hangs on the attendance of students and scholars in these institutions of higher learning. In addition to over nearly two dozen colleges, there are four universities in Kashmir. These include the first and the […]