UGC

  • DU signs MoU with UGC for uploading thesis on digital database December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University will now be able to update thesis and dissertations of its research scholars on the UGC's digital database -'Shodhganga repository'. DU has recently signed a MoU with the University Grants Commission (UGC) in this regard. 'Shodhganga', a digital repository of thesis and dissertations of research being conducted...
  • Students won't need attestation of documents, self-certification enough September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Students applying for courses in universities will no longer require attestation of their documents as self-certification will be enough, a development that will come as a huge relief to them. Following up on the decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the UGC has sent a communication to...
  • Do away with accepting attested documents: UGC to universities September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In what may come as a big relief to students, UGC has asked all universities to do away with the requirement of submitting attested documents and accept self-certification of mark sheets, birth certificates and other important papers. In its communication to vice chancellors of universities across the country,...
  • Panel to submit report on deemed universities to SC on Tuesday September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfill such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes. The panel's report will be presented by the HRD Ministry...
  • Elangovan welcomes Centre's decision to rollback circular on Hindi September 19, 2014

    Chennai: DMK Leader Elangovan welcomed Centre's decision to roll back its decision to make Hindi necessary in colleges across the country. He, however, criticised Centre for imposing a particular language on educational institutions. "That is what we have been telling. It should be left to the institution and college to decide....
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jaya opposes UGC's Hindi circular, says it's illegal September 18, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has strongly opposed the Universities Grants Commission (UGC)'s circular for compulsory Hindi in the colleges. In a statement she said "the UGC circular is unacceptable and illegal. The circular wouldn't apply for Tamil Nadu universities. Tamil Nadu universities under state government control...
  • Complete accreditation process, HRD ministry asks Central universities September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Ignoring opposition from some quarters, HRD Ministry has asked all central universities to complete their National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation as per UGC regulations. "UGC will take up the matter with NAAC for opening the Regional Centers to expedite the process of accreditation," said a government statement...
  • Prevent sexual harassment, Irani tells vice chancellors September 13, 2014

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday exhorted all vice chancellors (VCs) of central universities to ensure prevention of sexual harassment. Irani said this at a twoday retreat of vice chancellors of central universities in Chandigarh Sep 1213. "The minister exhorted all VCs to ensure prevention of sexual...
  • Visva Bharati university rally for fellow student, UGC team to visit September 6, 2014

    Santiniketan (WB): Visva Bharati students on Friday took out a rally on the campus to express solidarity with the girl student who had been allegedly harassed and molested by three male seniors. The rallyists, who included Kala Bhavan students, went around the sprawling campus. A threemember UGC factfinding team, led by...
  • Delhi University introduces 'transgender' category for PG admission August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Supreme Court acknowledged the transgenders as the 'third gender' earlier this year, Delhi University has introduced an option of choosing the transgender category in the admission forms for the post graduate courses. "DU has introduced an option of 'third gender' in the admission forms for the postgraduate...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

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  • News 360: Congress corners government over spate in communal violence August 13, 2014

    Discussion over the Communal Violence Bill took place in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst huge uproar. While the Congress alleged that maximum cases of communal violence had come to light since the Bharatiya Janata Party led government had taken charge at the Centre, the latter blamed the Congress of...
  • After DU, IISc Bangalore at loggerheads with UGC over scrapping of fouryear undergraduate programme August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Barely a month after the controversy over Delhi University's FourYear Undergraduate Programme, Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao has hit out at the University Grants Commission. He has questioned the UGC's diktat to scrap the fouryear course at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Rao said that premier institutes...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the threeyear format days after it had scrapped the controversial fouryear programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Retain BMS but make it threeyear course, UGC tells DU June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday asked the Delhi University to continue the Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) programme only for students enrolled to it during 201314 academic year, but under a threeyear duration. Even as students of BMS protested demanding that the course duration be kept four...
  • 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: ...
  • UGC allows 4year B Tech in Delhi University to continue for students enrolled in 2013 June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for students admitted for the 4year B Tech programme in Delhi University, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to let the varsity continue with the course for the students enrolled in 2013. The panel will also take a decision soon on the BMS...
  • It's a black day in the history of DU: Dr Anil Jha June 28, 2014

    The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Fouryear Undergraduate Programme, going back to the threeyear course. ProFYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended the meet, protested outside the Vice Chancellor's office accusing him of damaging Delhi University's autonomy. "There was no discussion...
  • DU Academic Council passes resolution to scrap 4year course 'without debate, discussion' June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Fouryear Undergraduate Programme, going back to the threeyear course. The council, in a meeting held a short while ago, passed the resolution with no discussion or debate. ProFYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended...
  • DU admissions likely to begin next week, proFYUP students protest June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Admissions in Delhi University are likely to begin from next week, now that the week long deadlock between the university and the University Grants Commission has finally come to an end. This came after DU agreed to revert to the threeyear undergraduate system, rolling back the Fouryear Undergraduate...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

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  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Delhi University, UGC stand off ends, admission dates yet to be decided June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of students and their parents celebrated as the weeklong impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). The move brought relief to thousands of students who have been...
  • Delhi University B.Tech students stage protest outside UGC office June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University scrapping its controversial fouryear undergraduate programme, several B.Tech students of DU staged a protest outside the UGC office on Friday demanding that their fouryear curriculum should not be changed into a threeyear course. Under pressure from UGC to act on its directive, DU on Friday...
  • Irani refuses to comment on DU's fouryear undergraduate programme issue June 27, 2014

    Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday refused to be drawn into a controversy over the fouryear undergraduate programme of Delhi University, citing constitutional obligations. "There have been persistent attempts on me to speak on a constitutional issue which is not proper. Kindly do not compel me to breach...
  • While many students cheer, those enrolled under FYUP feel betrayed by DU June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Delhi University's decision to scrap Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP)has brought cheers to many DU aspirants, the students who are already enrolled under the programme are a worried lot. These B Tech students are holding protests outside the office of University Grants Commission demanding a written assurance...
  • UGC forces Delhi University to scrap FYUP, revert to 3year course June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Clarifying its stand over the fouryear 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 threeyear undergraduate programme. "In line with the directive of the...
  • DU 'ready to begin admissions in the spirit of UGC order', confusion prevails June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi University on Friday wrote a letter to the University Grants Commission stating that "the University is in the process of drafting a response in accordance with the spirit of your directives to ensure that the admission process starts soon", there is still no clarity...
  • UGC writes again to Delhi University seeking FYUP roll back June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: UGC has once again sent a letter to DU asking it to roll back the FYUP and immediately begin undergraduate admissions even as it sought legal opinion on the compromise formula proposed by the varsity. The development came after a day of hectic negotiations between the varsity and...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 26, 2014

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