Govt implements 7th Pay Commission for teachers; academics demand clarity
Union Cabinet has approved revised pay scales for teachers in institutions under the purview of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, following implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission.
Indian Higher Education: UGC asks Rs. 1 Crore as participation fee for IoE proposals
The UGC asks Rs 1 Crore as processing fees from public and private institutions, if applying for IoEs proposal. The application fees need to be submitted by December 12.
Indian Higher Education: Govt to establish 20 ‘Institutions of Eminence’; UGC invites proposals for IOEs
The Indian Higher Education system to receive as many as 20 Institutions of Eminence (IOEs). University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked the institutes across India to participate and become IOEs.
UGC to recognise online education; invites feedback on draft regulations
University Grants Commission (UGC) is to recognise online education programmes soon. The commission has sought feedback on the online education draft regulations. Read here to know more on UGC Online Education programmes.
Indian Higher Education Reform: HEERA to replace UGC, AICTE
HEERA is to replace UGC and AICTE as per a newly introduced Indian higher education reform. The HRD Ministry has confirmed plans to set up a higher education regulator. Read here to know more on this.
Prakash Javadekar replaces Smriti Irani as HRD minister
Prakash Javadekar has stepped in as the new HRD minister in a major reshuffle of the Union Cabinet on July 5, 2016. An alumnus of the University of Pune, Javadekar has replaced Smriti Zubin Irani as the education minister. Read here the complete news.
Establish 24X7 admission helpline, UGC asks universities
University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities to establish a helpline to check different hurdles in the admission process as the new academic session is likely to commence from June-July. Check here to know more.
Deemed universities can run upto 6 off-campuses, says MHRD
Deemed Universities can now setup and run upto a maximum of six off-campuses, beyond their approved geographical jurisdiction, said an official guideline by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
CIC directs Universities not to charge over Rs. 2 for answer sheet copy
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to make it mandatory for the Universities for fixing cost of getting copies of evaluated answer sheets @ ..
List of institutions complying UGC guidelines on non-retention of original documents
Here we enlist institutions who officially confirmed to us that they are in complete compliance with UGC guidelines on non-retention of original documents. In case, you come across instances of UGC guideline violation, register your complaint here or write us a mail. We will be immediately taking up..

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