The Commission has also asked OPSC and Higher Education department to refrain from any recruitment of teacher/faculty adhering to Supreme Court's stay order.
Kumar had last week announced that CUET scores, and not Class XII scores, will be mandatory for admission to 45 central universities and the central universities can fix their minimum eligibility criteria.
The post of the UGC chairman fell vacant on December 7 after Prof D P Singh, who had taken charge in 2018, resigned upon turning 65. The post of the vice-chairman of the higher education regulator is also vacant.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) approved under graduate (UG) and post graduate (PG) courses to be offered by Odisha State Open University (OSOU) from 2018-19 to 2022-23 academic session. The Distance Education Bureau of UGC granted permission to OSOU to offer 26 Courses through the Open and Distance Learning Mode, official sources said. OSOU […]
Bhubaneswar: In a significant development, four educational institutions from Odisha have been granted full autonomy in academic and administrative decision-making for maintaining high standards of excellence based on NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council) scores. The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday approved full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutions across the country including four […]
Puri: Policies related to propagation of Odia language dominated the Cabinet meeting today that passed several proposals including formation of Odia language Commission, waiver of fees for pursuing Odia at degree and post graduation levels besides formation of a heritage cabinet. The meeting which was held under the chairmanship of CM Naveen Patnaik in Puri, […]
Bhubaneswar: Policies of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) are reportedly acting as a barrier and blocking University Grants Commission (UGC) funds to engineering colleges of Odisha. The policy of BPUT of not granting permanent affiliation to the colleges under it is depriving UGC assistance to such colleges. As per UGC norms, colleges with permanent […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Teaching aspirants vying for assistant professor posts in colleges and universities may now have to settle for only one shot at National Eligibility Test (NET) in a year as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has opposed the two exam structure. According to information, the board has expressed its interest to the […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The University Grants Commission’s (UGC) new formula to implement reservation in teaching posts is likely to reduce the number of SC, ST and OBC faculty on university campuses. The HRD Ministry will soon decide on the UGC’s new formula in teaching posts. The UGC wants the number of reserved faculty posts to be […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has changed the syllabus for Psychology subject as it believes that the old syllabi have failed to fulfil societal needs. “Psychology, as taught in institutions of higher learning was neither keeping pace with the recent developments in the discipline nor fulfilling the societal needs. The present course contents commonly […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all the varsities across the country to introduce a disaster management course and made it compulsory for students. The course will have subjects such as rescue operations for bomb threats, campus shooting and terror attacks. UGC has taken the decision with an aim to safeguard students […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the UGC NET 2017 ‘Admit Card’ after October 15. Meanwhile, if you are yet to make changes or verify your forms, remember, September 25 is the last date of the correction process. CBSE would be organizing the examination on November 5 while the results […]
Bhubaneswar: Refusing to act on a directive issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to make arrangement for display of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at educational institutions on occasion of centenary celebrations of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya and 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s address at Chicago World’s Parliament of Religions tomorrow, the State government today […]