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Mangalore University will be eligible to get Rs. 75 crore as grant from the University Grants Commission

Mangalore University

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has shortlisted Mangalore University to put forth a defense before it to allow it a ‘college with potential for incredibleness’ status. Sources in the college told The Hindu that the college had been asked prior to make a presentation before a board of the UGC at its western provincial office, Pune on December 15. Yet ... Read More »

University Grants Commission backs off on Hindi imposition

University Grants Commission

New Delhi /Chennai: Buckling under weight from Tamil Nadu boss priest J Jayalalithaa and other political pioneers, the University Grants Commission on Thursday chose to withdraw its dubious round administering colleges to instruct Hindi as one of the essential dialects in college classes. The UGC will issue a reconsidered request on the subject on Friday, Commission executive Ved Prakash said ... Read More »

5 Indian universities to teach country’s history to US-based students

University Grants Commission

Five Indian universities have received grants from the University Grants Commission (UGC) to create the Connect India Program (CIP), a revolutionary new initiative that plans to educate US-based students on the cultural and societal histories of India. Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the Universities of Calcutta, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mysore are all part of the pilot program that hopes to bring ... Read More »

Twenty local universities to collaborate with UGC India

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Twenty local universities have agreed to collaborate with the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to boost student exchange between Malaysia and India. Among the universities involved are Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Universiti Teknikal Melaka Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi Mara and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. USM vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Omar Osman said USM as ... Read More »

UGC for appointment of administrators to 8 pvt universities

UGC Bangladesh

Chairman of the University Grants Commission AK Azad Chowdhury on Saturday said they are going to recommend the government to appoint administrators to at least eight private universities for four to six months to eradicate errant extension. Addressing a press conference, Prof Azad said they are going to request the chancellor of universities — President Abdul Hamid — through the ... Read More »

India: Setback for deemed universities

Indian Students

In a setback to deemed universities in the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC), at a recent meeting in New Delhi, stuck to its earlier directive that promoters or owners of a society which promotes deemed university cannot be chancellors. And they need to follow a lot of regulations to start an offshore campus. But deemed university administrators are against ... Read More »

UGC should review all deemed universities

University Grants Commission

By S Vaidhyasubramaniam The role of judiciary has shaped the operational contours of government, business, civil society, etc. The essence of jurisprudence tests whether a proposed or committed act by a person or institution is right or wrong as per the law of the land. If right, the court upholds it and if wrong the court strikes it down. The ... Read More »

Indian varsities must match global standards: UGC


Stressing on the need for quality higher education, University Grants Commission Chairman Ved Prakash said Indian universities need to come up with a comprehensive plan to match global standards. Delivering the key note address at the inauguration of 87th annual general body meeting of vice-chancellors, Prakash said, “The higher education scenario across the globe is changing and Indian universities need ... Read More »

Sri Lanka: No additional intake of students to universities on 2012 results


By Dasun Edirisinghe The University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to admit an additional 5,609 students to Sri Lankan universities, based on the GCE (A/L) 2011 results but it would not be able to admit that extra number with the next intake, Secretary to the Higher Education Ministry Dr. Sunil Jayantha Navaratne said. He told The Island that the UGC ... Read More »

India: UGC sets standards for tie-ups with foreign varsities

Foreign institutes must figure in the list of top 500 global educational institutions The University Grants Commission (Promotion and Maintenance of Standards of Academic Collaboration between Indian and Foreign educational Institutions) Regulations, 2012 approved in June will ensure that academic collaboration between Indian and foreign educational institutes followed the highest standards. The regulations mandate that only institutes graded ‘A’ by ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes