Universities

  • Patna police lathicharged on students protesting against FIR of VC 23 hours 9 minutes ago

    The Patna police lathicharged on students on Thursday who were protesting against the FIR lodged on students by the Patna University VC. The students had been agitating over allocation of seats in the Patna University hostel. ...
  • Excited to have gotten through to SRCC: CBSE topper Sarthak Aggarwal July 1, 2014

    The first cut-off lists of the Delhi University were released on Monday and believe it or not, it has hit a 100 per cent in three colleges. SRCC announced a cut-off of 98.2 per cent. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 29, 2014

    This week, Actress Kalki Koechlin lends her support to CJ's initiative on 'menstrual taboos'. Also, students pick up CJ mike to discuss the recent row between Delhi University (DU) and University Grants Commission (UGC) over FYUP and how it affects their admission plans. Watch the teaser below to know more: ...
  • The FyUP debate: Who is responsible for the mess in Delhi University? June 27, 2014

    Clarifying its stand over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), the Delhi University has written a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC) stating that it has decided to roll back the course and will hold the admissions under the three-year undergraduate programme. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey meets some students, parents, teachers...
  • Campus Calling: How to choose your best career option? June 27, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Watch: DU professors slam Harsh Vardhan for his statement on sex education June 27, 2014

    Professors from the Delhi University have slammed Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for his statement on banning sex education. In his 'vision document' for Delhi, Harsh Vardhan said sex education should be banned and yoga should be made compulsory. ...
  • 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 Four-Year Undergraduate Progamme. There is no end yet to the stand-off between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme. As a result of this, there are no admissions for...
  • UGC trying to create fear: Former DU Teachers Association chief June 26, 2014

    Former Delhi University Teachers Association President Aditya Narayan Mishra has been critical of the University Grants Commission since it gave its directive to the university to scrap the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme. "They are only trying to create a fear psychosis. They are doing it deliberately to attack the university's autonomy,...
  • News 360: DU admissions continue to be in limbo June 25, 2014

    Confusion over Delhi University admissions continues as DU, UGC stick to their stands. ...
  • DU aspirants suffer as confusion continuous over 4-year UG course June 25, 2014

    Students from across the country who are aspiring for Delhi University are in a dilemma over the stand off between the varsity and the UGC. ...
  • 4-year course row: DU students' fate remains uncertain June 24, 2014

    A sense of uncertainty prevails among students seeking admission in Delhi University with 36 colleges announcing that they will not start the admission process till the time the conflict between the University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) does not end over the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Can't blame UPA for uproar over 4-year course in DU: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that the UPA government was not responsible for the uproar over the Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Khurshid said, "How can we take responsibility of a protest. We can take responsibility for the decision but not...
  • Is Dinesh Singh the real fall guy in DU FYUP row? June 24, 2014

    Amidst protests and confusion over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. However, the Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • BJP slams Delhi University's VC, says 4-year course illegal June 24, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli hits out at Delhi University's Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Tuesday saying that the 4-year course does not have validity and reorganisation of UGC. "Vice Chancellor did not send any ordination for approval of President," he said. ...
  • Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh hasn't resigned, claims Madhu Kishwar June 24, 2014

    Activist Madhu Kishwar claimed that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has not resigned and was bring threatened. She said, "I'm saying it with DU's authorisation from the Vice Chancellor, he has not resigned yet." Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Kishwar said, "Dinesh Singh told me that he is under tremendous...
  • Delhi University politics: Does anyone care about the students? June 24, 2014

    The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Four-year undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cut-off lists till the crisis is resolved. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across...
  • Student's body protest over DU's 4-year course, UGC advises to scrap it June 23, 2014

    The Students for Academic Excellence and Inclusive Growth (SAEIG) on Monday held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the UGC for directing the Delhi University to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP). The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University...
  • UGC vs DU: Is the 3-year vs 4-year course debate caught in a web of politics? June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • Should Delhi University's 4-year Undergraduate programme be scrapped? June 23, 2014

    Stepping up pressure, the University Grants Commission on Saturday asked the Delhi University (DU) to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) even as the DU Vice Chancellor is understood to have cautioned against taking any step "in a hurry". According to officials in the university, Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh received...
  • No confrontation with UGC over the 4-year course: Professor Jha June 23, 2014

    Member of Academic Council at Delhi University, Professor Jha said, "We don't want any confrontation with UGC over the 4-year Undergraduate programme . We want them to consider about this as they are crossing their mandate." ...
  • Campus Calling: Answers to all the admissions related queries June 13, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is India not ready for a 4-year degree course? June 5, 2014

    Even as students stand in long queues for admission forms in Delhi University - the question on everyone's mind is - will the four year course be scrapped? Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Human Resources Development Ministry is reviewing the four-year course and the process of consulting stakeholders has...
  • Is graduation degree necessary to be a competent minister? May 28, 2014

    Terming as 'lacklustre' Narendra Modi's new Council of Ministers, Congress on Tuesday took pot-shots at the new government saying its HRD Minister Smriti Irani was "not even a graduate." Smriti Irani herself has refused to comment on the controversy over her educational qualification. CNN-IBN takes the views of people from...
  • Watch: BJP workers protest outside BHU over no permission for Modi's rally May 8, 2014

    The BJP workers on Thursday protested outside Banaras Hindu University over denial of permission to Narendra Modi for addressing a public rally in Varanasi. ...
  • Young India Debates: Influence of social media in politics May 4, 2014

    In third show of the special series 'Young India Debates', CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle visits Manav Rachna International University in Faridabad and discusses the politics and social media with the students and the panel of experts. ...
  • Global Education for the Future: Globalisation opens various opportunities for students March 30, 2014

    Globalisation has opened up various opportunities for higher education. Experts, however, stressed that institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal. "Institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal of providing global education," said Professor C Raj Kumar, founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University. ...
  • CJ Show: Holi celebrations in Delhi University March 24, 2014

    Resident students at Delhi University celebrate Holi in the campus. These pictures were sent by CJ Rabiya Bashir. ...
  • Open Mike: Is cheering for Pakistan in an Indo-Pak cricket match an act of sedition? March 11, 2014

    Earlier this month, Meerut University suspended Kashmiri students for cheering for Pakistan during India-Pakistan match during the Asia Cup. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose meets Kashmiri students in the national capital and takes their views. ...
  • Open Mike: What is young India's expectations from next PM? March 11, 2014

    In a special series 'Open Mike' ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, CNN-IBN assesses young voters' mood and their expectations from the next PM. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited Delhi University and asked young students if they would come out in large numbers and decide the fate of...