FACULTY

  • Watch: Students, teachers hold protest in Delhi University over FYUP June 26, 2014

    Students, teachers protested outside the Art Faculty in Delhi University over the ongoing row regarding the FourYear Undergraduate Progamme. There is no end yet to the standoff between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the FourYear Undergraduate Programme. As a result of this, there are no admissions for...
  • Shining B-Schools of India: Faculty of Management Studies-MRIU & Indus Business Academy March 8, 2014

    In the 3rd edition of 'Shining B-Schools of India', we take a look at Faculty of Management Studies, MRIU and Indus Business Academy. ...
  • Shining business schools of India: Faculty of management studies January 26, 2014

    The Faculty of Management Studies focuses on management education more than just business management. The commitment is thought leadership with a deep understanding of business. The approach to pedagogy combines fieldwork, case studies and instrumented feedback with a strong emphasis on concepts and theory. ...
  • WB: Two Jadavpur University students expelled for ragging junior September 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Two Jadavpur University students have been expelled from their college for two semesters after they were found guilty of ragging a junior student. The fourth year Engineering Faculty students have also been expelled from their college hostel. The university's anti-ragging committee probed the complaint of the victim and submitted its...
  • Challenge SC verdict on reservation, SC/ST employees of AIIMS to govt August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Opposing the Supreme Court verdict against reservation for faculty in AIIMS, an association of SC/ST employees of the premier health institute has written to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for filing a review petition against the judgment. The Forum for Rights and Equality said the judgment is against the...
  • Some DU teachers support fouryear undergraduate programme July 2, 2013

    The fouryear undergraduate programme of Delhi University, which has been referred to as a step to help students improve their entrepreneurial expertise and the chance to get better jobs, has opened to mixed reactions from the applicants. But DU's faculty reiterates its positive impact. Dr MR Chhikara, Teacher Incharge, Department...
  • DU's new 4year degree course duration is incidental: Satish Deshpande April 29, 2013

    A considerable number of Delhi University Faculty members want the newlyintroduced fouryear undergraduate course to be scrapped while the administration wants to go ahead with the new format. Satish Deshpande, Sociology professor, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on what the major points of...
  • IITM shows backward mindset on SC/ST quota June 28, 2012

    Chennai: IITMadras on Wednesday admitted it had ignored government norms on reservation in faculty recruitment and agreed to fill up the backlog in vacancies for OBC, SC and ST staff, during a hearing here by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes. According to E Muralidharan, an alumnus of IITM on whose...
  • Compromise formula worked out for IIT exam June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The IITs and the HRD Ministry have agreed to a compromise formula over the joint entrance test row. IIT Faculty Federation member, Professor SK Das told CNNIBN they have proposed that top 20 per cent students of each board and advanced exam marks will be qualifying standard for preparing...
  • Govt likely to accept some demands of the IIT faculty June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Giving in to the IIT faculty and alumni, the government is understood to be considering accepting some of their demands like not taking plustwo board results into account for preparing the merit list under a new common entrance system for admission to undegraduate engineering courses. Sources in the...
  • Prime Minister assures on autonomy of IITs June 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday assured members of the All India IIT Faculty Federation (AIIITFF) that the autonomy of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) would remain "intact". Federation members, who include faculty from all IITs, met the prime minister in New Delhi on Friday morning to...
  • IIT faculty seek common entrance test rollback June 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The IIT faculty federation, opposed to the proposed common entrance for admission in IITs and other centrallyfunded technical institutes, on Thursday met senior PMO officials and sought a roll back of the decision. "We are encouraged with the meeting and are hopeful of a positive outcome," secretary of All...
  • IIT faculty to meet PM on common test row June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Leaders of the All India IIT Faculty Federation (AIIITFF), who are on the warpath over the Centre's 'onenation onetest' proposal for admission in IITs and other centrallyfunded engineering institutes, will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday. "Prime Minster's Office has responded to our request. We will meet PMO...
  • Senate's views discarded by the Govt: IIT Delhi faculty June 12, 2012

    Sanjeev Sanghi, President, Faculty ForumIIT Delhi, says they want the Prime Minister to intervene and have sought an appointment with him. ...
  • IIT faculty upset with Sibal, wants PM to intervene June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Faculty Federation and Alumni Associations of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have accused Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal of disregarding the senates' concerns about the new format. They want the Prime Minister to intervene and are pushing for an appointment with him this Thursday. ...
  • Common test format a breach of trust: IITKanpur June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Contending that IIT Council's nod to hold the engineering entrance test under a new format is a "breach of trust", IITKanpur faculty federation on Sunday said any new system should not be introduced before 2014. "For students aspiring to appear in JEE 2013, the IIT Council proposal is a...
  • IITs reject Sibal's common entrance test format June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal's 'One Country One Test' dream seems to be running into legal hurdles. Less than a week after he announced a Joint Entrance Exam for all centrallyfunded engineering colleges including the IITs, the IIT Alumni Association is up in arms and says...
  • IIT faculty flays common entrance test format May 31, 2012

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of government's announcement to hold a common entrance test for undergraduate programmes in IITs under a new format, the Faculty federation of the institutes on Thursday alleged the new pattern would erode the autonomy of the elite institutions. "As far as holding the test is concerned,...
  • 'Save Ganga' activist shifted to AIIMS March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Save Ganga' activist GD Aggarwal, also known as Swamy Gyan Swarup Sanand, has been shifted to AIIMS from Benaras hospital after his condition deteriorated. Swarup Sanand has been on fast for the past 10 days against dams being built on the Ganga. Aggarwal, who is a former IIT...
  • 35 per cent teaching posts in 15 IITs vacant December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Around 35 per cent of teaching posts are lying vacant in 15 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) with 212 faculty members taking early retirement in the last decade, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday. "Approximately 35 per cent of the teaching posts are presently vacant in 15 IITs......
  • Anna Hazare: a new branding lesson August 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare is an unlikely icon. But the frail 74yearold in a Gandhi topi has captured India's mindspace, awakening images of integrity and the power of the common man. Future Brands MD and CEO Santosh Desai said, "Brands have woken up to the fact that consumers are not just...
  • Sibal questions Jairam, defends IIT faculty May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal on Thursday questioned Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's comment on the quality of the faculty of IIT and IIM. Defending the IIT faculty, Sibal said, "25 per cent of the IIT faculties are the students of IIT. Surely 25 per cent students...
  • IIM professor hits back at Jairam Ramesh May 24, 2011

    Sougata Ray dean and acting director IIM Kolkata said Ramesh is no one to judge IIT and IIM's faculty. ...
  • FMS Delhi beats IIMs as far as placements go April 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The IIMs continue their undisputed rule as the B school kings of India but this year, Delhi's Faculty of Management Studies managed to beat them as far as placements go. IIM Ahmedabad has topped CNBCTV 18's annual B School list. Following it 3 more IIMs Bangalore, Calcutta...
  • EC gives 'other' identity rights to transsexuals November 12, 2009

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday decided to allow eunuchs and transsexuals to indicate their sex as 'Other' in the electoral roll. "Enumerators and Booth Level Officers (BLOs) shall be instructed to indicate the sex of eunuchs/transsexuals etc. as 'O' if they so desire, while undertaking any housetohouse enumeration/verification of...
  • Sibal to meet IIT faculty to end standoff over pay hike October 1, 2009

    New Delhi: In a bid to end the standoff between the Union Government and agitating Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) faculty protesting anomalies in pay structure, Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has agreed to meet the teachers on Thursday. The proposed meeting comes against the backdrop of an ultimatum...
  • IIT faculty to go on hunger strike demanding better pay September 24, 2009

    New Delhi: The faculty at various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will go on a hunger strike on Thursday despite warnings by the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. The faculty will be on a hunger strike to press for their demands for a better pay package and greater autonomy. HRD Ministry...
  • IIT faculty to go on fast against new pay hike September 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Faculty members of Indian Institutes of Technology have decided to go on a fast on September 24 to protest Union Human Resource Development Ministry's new pay plan which rejects their demand for a 100 per cent hike in salary and more autonomy. The decision to go on fast was...
  • IIT faculty to meet to decide move on revised pay September 21, 2009

    New Delhi: IIT faculty federation representatives are meeting in Kolkata on Monday to discuss the future course of action on their revised pay plan. The faculty of IITs are dissatisfied with the notification issued by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development or MHRD, on September 16 that deprived them of...
  • No faculty reservation in IIT and IIM, bill soon January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: In a significant development, 47 top institutions in the country including the IITs and IIMs as well as the central university will be exempted from faculty reservations. The job reservations for SC/ST citizens in India so far has been through a bunch executive order. In the last session, the ruling...