Private Colleges

  • CCTVs to be installed in UP girls' colleges and hostels August 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras at the entry gates of all girl's colleges and hostels, an official said Thursday. The decision came after discussions in a higher level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan. "The state government is worried over the rising incidences of molestation...
  • TN: College lab assistant throws acid on staff, girls May 4, 2013

    Coimbatore: A lab assistant in a local private college today allegedly threw acid on two staff injuring them and two girl students, and later tried to commit suicide by consuming cyanide, police said. Police said Muthusamy (47) threw acid on Ravisankar and Laxmansamy this afternoon over some personal dispute. Some...
  • Medical aspirants desperately await SC verdict on entrance exams February 7, 2013

    Bangalore/New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court's verdict on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for medical and dental courses is awaited, private colleges have started conducting their own entrance exams. Caught in the middle of the Centre versus state tussle are thousands of students who have no idea what the...
  • Students not satisfied with private colleges: Survey August 2, 2009

    < b>New Delhi: A CNNIBNCareers360 survey reveals that private professional colleges are tall on promises but fall short on delivery. The survey shows that three out of every 10 students in the country are unhappy with their private technical, management and professional training. Moreover, four out of 10 students were dissatisfied with...
  • 50 pc quota for backward castes in private UP colleges July 23, 2009

    New Delhi: All private engineering and management colleges in Uttar Pradesh will now have to implement the quota system. The government has awarded 50 per cent reservation for backward castes. A Government Order said that private colleges will have to follow reservation norms set by the Government for the colleges had...
  • Quota Bill gets Presidential assent May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The legislation to provide for 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in elite educational institutions received Presidential assent on Thursday. "The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Bill, 2006 has received the assent of the President," an official press note said. After receiving President APJ abdul Kalam's assent, the muchdebated...
  • Start on quotas: Arjun tells IITs November 21, 2006

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Arjun Singh on Monday met directors of all the seven IITs to prepare for the upcoming winter session of Parliament. Singh instructed these institutes to start work so that first phase of the 27 per cent quotas for OBCs are implemented from the next academic year. "All the...
  • Special: Reservation Row September 19, 2006

    Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh has begun working on OBC quota in private or unaided colleges. ...
  • Now, Arjun for quota in pvt colleges September 19, 2006

    New Delhi: After the first episode it's now time for reservation part two. Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh has begun working on OBC quota in private or unaided colleges. But this time his approach is very democratic. "It will depend on what the response is. Chief Ministers will also have...