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Mumbai University results to release by August 5: Chief Minister

The Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Assembly on August 1 that theresults of the Mumbai University (MU) will be out by August 5. The MU results were initially sloted to release on July 31, a deadline announced by the Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao earlier. Due to delay in declaring the results has stopped many students to apply in foreign ... Read More »

Bhimrao Ambedkar University issued warning by UGC: Discrimination against SC, ST students not to be entertained

Staff members and officials of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) have been told by the UGC that no act of discrimination against SC, ST students will be entertained. Image source: bbau.ac.in Staff members and officials of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) have been told by the University Grants Commission (UGC) that no act of discrimination against scheduled caste (SC) and ... Read More »

Driver’s daughter overcomes all obstacles to make it to Delhi University

She secured a seat in BA (Hons) in Political Science at Miranda. Beating all odds, driver’s daughter makes it to Delhi University The University of Delhi began the undergraduate programme classes for the academic session 2017 on July 20. Despite all odds, Neha Gautam saved every  penny to get into the dream college of DU. She secured a seat in ... Read More »

Pune University, colleges tweak syllabi for GST; spurt in crash courses’ demand

After Prime Minister Narendra Modilaunched the new syllabus for Chartered Accountancy on July 1, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and even independent colleges in the city are working on revising the syllabus for BCom, MCom and all taxation and accounting related courses in the next few weeks. Even as the clarity on the provisions of the Goods and Services Tax ... Read More »

Delhi University admissions: High cut-offs, overloaded website play spoilsport

Breaking away from tradition, off-campus colleges have announced higher cut-offs this year, similar to those announced by North and South campus (on-campus) colleges. Photo: Saumya Khandelwal/HT New Delhi: High cut-offs in certain courses, overloaded website and some colleges mandating original class XII mark sheets played a dampener on the first day of admission to Delhi University (DU) colleges on Saturday. ... Read More »

Punjab enhances annual grant to Panjab University by Rs 7 crore

IN A major relief to the financially hit Panjab University, the Punjab government in its annual budget on Friday announced an increase of Rs 7 crore in its annual grant to the university. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) too has increased its annual allocation to the university to Rs 207.80 crore from last year’s Rs 198 crore and ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University will soon study the shrinking Kolkata wetlands

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IIT Kharagpur have come together and collaborated for the Summer Study Abroad Programme India, 2017. The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size have come under the focus of a study by the joint team. Representative image The Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the ... Read More »

‘7,000 bodies buried’ beneath Mississippi university

The remains of at least 7,000 people may be buried beneath the University of Mississippi, officials estimate. The bodies of the state’s first mental institution – called the Insane Asylum – stretch across 20 acres of campus where administrators want to build. Officials predict that it may cost up to $21m (£16m) to exhume and rebury each body – more ... Read More »

Stafford House unveils University Pathways program

CEG bought Omnicon School of Languages last year adding the first two Canadian centres to its portfolio after the group bought Intrax English Programs with three locations in the US in 2015. In 2013, it acquired the Boston Academy of English. Stafford House’s University Pathways program is a consolidation of its higher education preparation products available at its six North American centres. ... Read More »

Navitas partners with University of Idaho

The University of Idaho International Student Success Program will commence in September 2017 on the university’s main campus in Moscow, Idaho, subject to regulatory approvals. “We look forward to enhancing the University of Idaho’s brand as an international study destination” The pathway will prepare both undergraduate and postgraduate students for study at the university. Navitas will also recruit international students ... Read More »