University Grants Commission

  • Supreme Court upholds UGC's eligibility criteria for NET 19-09-2013 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the University Grant Commission's policy for fixing eligibility criteria for candidates to qualify the National Eligibility Test (NET), saying it is not "arbitrary and illegal". A bench, headed by Justice K S Radhakrishnan, said courts shall not interfere in matters of education unless...
  • AAP leader Yogendra Yadav hints at politics behind the UGC axe 05-09-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Psephologist and senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party Yogendra Yadav has expressed surprise at being ousted from the University Grants Commission and being served with a showcause notice by the HRD ministry. "I am surprised that it took them 10 months to discover I was in politics...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav faces the axe from UGC over political affiliation 05-09-2013 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Psephologist and senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party Yogendra Yadav has landed in trouble for his political affiliation. The HRD Ministry is all set to remove him from the University Grants Commission. On Wednesday, the HRD ministry sent a showcause notice asking him to explain within a...
  • Student union elections to resume in Bengal soon, says Bratya Basu 26-08-2013 09:02 PM

    The elections to the student unions of colleges and universities in West Bengal, which were suspended following the murder of a policeman during filing of nomination papers outside a city college, would resume by October, state s Higher Education Minister Bratya Basu told the state Assembly on Monday. Replying to...
  • SC quashes appointments of VCs in Bihar varsities 19-08-2013 08:40 PM

    The Supreme Court, on Monday, quashed the appointments of nine Vice-Chancellors and two pro-Vice Chancellors made early this year by former Governor Devanand Konwar in various universities of Bihar. A Bench comprising justices G S Singhvi and V Gopala Gowda said the appointments made by the Governor were illegal as...
  • Watch: Aggressive Arindam Chaudhuri defends blocking of anti-IIPM URLs 18-02-2013 08:35 PM

    The Department of Telecom ordered blocking of 78 URLs, 73 of which contained content apparently critical of IIPM. ...
  • Transferred IAS officer accuses UGC of corruption 24-04-2008 01:40 PM

    Wellington: Three Twenty20 matches ahead of a 50-over series and three Tests may seem somewhat trivial considering South Africa's ultimate aim is to become the top-ranked Test team after this tour, but there is plenty to be gained across these three matches. As the series gets underway in Wellington on...
  • UGC stands up for Baroda univ dean 22-06-2007 09:24 PM

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