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Koraput Central University
Govt Apathy: Dearth Of Professors Mars Quality Education In Koraput Central University

Koraput Central University has been struggling to impart quality education to it students, thanks to the administrative apathy that has rendered it terribly short of teaching staff.

UGC Criteria Change
Assistant Professor Recruitment: Big Change In Eligibility

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the centre has decided to put on hold the plan to make PhD a minimum qualification for recruitment of assistant professors this year. This information was recently shared by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

UGC: Universities Can Offer 40 % Courses Per Semester Online; Check Details

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked Universities to adopt India’s national Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) through the SWAYAM platform for the benefit of the students. Apart from this, the UGC has also allowed universities and well as colleges to offer up to 40 per cent of the syllabus of a programme in […]

UGC To States: Take Stringent Measures To Implement Anti-Ragging Regulations

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday directed States and  secretaries of Higher Education Departments to take stringent measures to curb incidents of ragging in educational campuses. In a letter, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain has sought cooperation of Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of Higher Education Departments of all States to take strong measures to […]

Soft Skills For UG Students: UGC Frames Curriculum, Draft Manual Guidelines Released

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has framed a curriculum on Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal) to impart soft skills to undergraduate students. Imparting soft skills to students is one of the ten initiatives of UGC quality mandate, official sources said. As per UGC, the new curriculum is 8 credit course for about 120 hours. It […]

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. […]

UGC Issues Notice On Draft Guidelines On Mentorship Of Teachers In Non-Technical Stream

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has invited suggestions from all stakeholders on the Draft Guidelines for induction and Mentorship of Teachers in Nontechnical Stream(NIIMT). Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday said that UGC has constituted a committee to develop the guidelines for induction of teachers in non-technical stream (NIIMT). “A public notice has been […]

RUSA Scheme: UGC To Monitor Progress Work Of Institutions Which Received Funds

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) will monitor the progress of work done by Institutions which received funding under Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will review the RUSA scheme in every three months. While chairing a review meeting on Rashtriya Ucchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in New Delhi today, Pokhriyal […]

Bharat Ka Amrut Mahotsav: UGC Lists Activities For Universities, Colleges

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday issued guidelines for higher educational institutions across the country to observe “Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav.” It is pertinent to mention here that the Government of India is commemorating the 75 years of India’s Independence as “Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav” which would commence from 75 weeks before 15th […]

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 Writes To Varsities, Seeks Nomination For National Awards for e-Governance 2020-21

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to Universities inviting nominations in several categories for the National Awards for e-Governance (NAeG) 2020-21. The NAeG is presented by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances. The awards are presented to recognize and promote excellence in implementation of […]

UGC Circular On Scholarships For Indian Students; Get All Details Inside

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering scholarship for Indian students to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate, Master’s Degree courses under Brunei Darussalam Scholarship for the academic session 2021-2022. As per a circular issued by University Grants Commission (UGC), interested applicants can submit application forms along with all required documents in soft […]

SWAYAM Courses: UGC Warns Students Of Fraudsters

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has warned students not to fall prey to online fraudsters. In a circular, the Commission has said some people or groups are making fraudulent claims and charging verification fees of Rs. 100 from learners of the SWAYAM Portal(www.swavam.qov.in) of the Government of India. The matter has come to the […]

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 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 […]

Netaji Jayanti: UGC Asks Universities To Plan Year Long Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: The Stage is all set across the country to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23. The government of India has decided to observe and celebrate the day as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to universities across the country to organise special […]

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 […]

UGC Writes To Universities For Establishing Office For International Affairs

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed universities across the country to set up an office for international affairs in their respective campuses. In a letter, UGC secretary Rajnish Jain has asked the vice-chancellors of universities to taken necessary steps for setting up the international affairs office and share information by February 15, 2021. […]

UGC Releases Fresh Guidelines On Refund Of Fees Of Students

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed Universities to ensure the compliance of its previous order in respect of refund on academic calendar for the first year Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students for the Session 2020-21 in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Taking stern note of several references in the form of RTI applications/ complaints/ […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Invites Applications For National Fellowship For Persons With Disabilities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on behalf of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment on Thursday invited applications from eligible candidates for National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities (NFPwD) for the selection year 2020-21. The last date for making online applications is January 17, 2021. Under […]

UGC Writes To Universities For Revision Home Science Curriculum Based On LOCF

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to all Universities in the country for revising Home Science Curriculum Based on Learning Outcome based Curriculum Framework (LOCF) in higher educational institutions. In a bid to facilitate the task of revision of curriculum in various subjects, UGC had earlier constituted subject specific Expert Committees. The Committees […]

UGC Releases Guidelines For Providing Fellowship To SC Students; Click For Eligibility & Other Details

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released guidelines for governing the award of fellowship to Scheduled Caste students. The National Fellowship scheme for Scheduled Caste Students, a Central Sector Scheme was introduced during the financial year 2005-06 to provide opportunities to Scheduled Castes students for pursuing higher education leading to M.Phil/Ph.D degrees in Sciences, […]

Promote Apprenticeship, Internship Embedded Degree Programmes: UGC Tells Universities

Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked universities in the country to promote apprenticeship, internship embedded degree programmes. In a letter to all vice-chancellors, the UGC said the competencies demanded by the industry need to be embedded in our university curriculum so that the employment-employability gap is overcome. The minimal linkage between the […]

UGC notification on online exam on cow science
UGC Jobs 2020: Direct Recruitment Announced, Check Vacancy Details

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a recruitment notification for Joint Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. The last date to apply for the UGC jobs is October 3, 2020. UGC Jobs 2020 Vacancy Details Joint Secretary (04): Qualifications a. Officers under […]