Higher Education

  • State higher education ministers' meet tomorrow 16-06-2014 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: Higher education ministers from the states are meeting on Tuesday to review the progress of a host of programmes, including the roll out of Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan and mandatory accreditation of educational institutions. Crucial on the agenda will be setting up of IIT, NIT, IIM and IIIT...
  • IIT Guwahati only Indian college in the top 100 global varsity rankings 01-05-2014 10:56 AM

    London: The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has taken India into the world's top 100 university rankings for the first time with an entry at number 87. IIT Guwahati is the only Indian educational institute in the 2014 league table of '100 Under 50' institutions released by the 'Times...
  • Varsity rankings: Panjab University pips IITs to emerge India's best 03-10-2013 11:55 AM

    India has improved its position in the world's definitive university rankings with five Indian varsities entering the top 400 list, up from three in 2012. Panjab University made its debut in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14 in the 226-250 band followed by two other new entrants -...
  • Higher education GER to be raised to 30% by 2020: Pallam Raju 24-08-2013 07:13 PM

    The government has begun efforts to enhance the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in higher education to 30 per cent by 2020 from the current level of around 19 per cent, Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) M M Pallam Raju said on Saturday. "We have a Gross Enrolment Ratio...
  • IIM-Kozhikode admits close to 200 women in 2013-15 batch 26-06-2013 01:10 PM

    Kochi: In an attempt in gender diversity, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode, has admitted close to 200 women, about 50 per cent, in its Post Graduate programme of the 2013-15 batch, some of whom are national talents in various fields. IIM-K's PGP 17 batch has inducted 361 students of...
  • US seeks student exchange programmes; IIT-B signs MoU with MIT 25-06-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The United States on Tuesday stressed on jointly working towards increasing skills of students to face future challenges and said this can be done through exchange programmes and partnerships between India and the US. "We need to make sure that next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs have the...
  • Centralisation will raise higher education standards: Dr Arvind Gautam 14-05-2013 05:44 PM

    The validity of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/postgraduate/dental and postgraduate courses has been questioned by several states and private institutions. Is medical education in a mess in India? Dr Arvind Gautam, chief co-ordinator, Sankalp Medicos Movement Association (SMMA), joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • Higher education faces challenge of quality: President 10-04-2013 05:27 AM

    Kurukshetra: Institutes of higher learning continue to be challenged by quality, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Kurukshetra on Tuesday. Speaking at the 10th annual convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, the president said that quality, affordability and accessibility should become the mainstay of the higher education system. He...
  • Higher education in the country uneven: Tharoor 02-11-2012 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resources Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor on Friday rued that the quality of higher education in the country was "extremely uneven" and prescribed specialised training by institutions to its recruits as one of the solutions to bridge the gap. Speaking at the 2nd...
  • Life after 12th Board exams: beyond medicine & engineering 25-05-2012 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: With Class 12th CBSE results due any time now, IBNLive interacted with a few students who have appeared in the 12th examinations this year and a few ex-students who have been through the grind to get an idea of what today's undergraduates would like to take up as...
  • Higher Education in India: Learning beyond the exams

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The debate on higher education has always existed in this country. In most cases, it has been on the peripherals with the academics venting their...

  • FTN: Have Indian science and higher education fallen behind global standards?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose discusses with NR Narayana Murthy, Amartya Sen, Sam Pitroda and Deepak Nayyar, have Indian science and higher education fallen behind...
  • Focus Show: OP Jindal Global University 20-02-2011 05:23 PM

    OP Jindal Global University offers pioneering courses in law, business and international affairs. ...
  • US opens helpline for 'sham' varsity students 29-01-2011 08:48 PM

    Washington: The US authorities have opened a helpline for the Indian students of a 'sham' university in California, while asking some of them to wear radio trackers around their ankles as the case proceeds. Some 1,555 students of Tri-Valley University, 95 per cent of them from India, mostly Andhra Pradesh...
  • Fake US varsity: students launch campaign 28-01-2011 06:47 PM

    Washington: Facing the prospect of deportation following the closure of a "sham" university in California, hundreds of its Indian students have launched a campaign to seek help from the US authorities. Indians, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, make up about 95 per cent of students of Tri-Valley University in the Silicon...
  • Focus: Special show on higher education 08-03-2010 03:11 PM

    Experts talk on higher education and the role of deemed univs. ...
  • UK's visa halt in North India hurts genuine students 05-02-2010 09:50 AM

    Chandigarh: Students wanting to go to the United Kingdom for higher studies from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal are a disappointed lot because the UK Border Agency has temporarily stopped accepting any new student visa applications from New Delhi, Jalandhar and Chandigarh. This decision to not accept visa applications from 3...
  • IIM fee hike: Arjun Singh spares a thought for poor 02-04-2008 03:30 PM

    Former Mumbai cricketer, Amol Mazumdar talks about Wasim Jaffer breaking his record of most number of runs in Ranji Trophy. ...
  • SC posts quota petition for April 23 18-04-2007 03:13 PM

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  • New IITs, IIScs on the anvil: Kalam 23-02-2007 12:37 PM

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  • Laptop for higher education students 12-10-2006 05:22 PM

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