Sibal, Montek differ on foreign education bill

Considered reformists in theManmohan Singh government, HRD minister Kapil Sibal and Planning Commission deputy chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia are not on the same side when it comes to Foreign Education Providers Billand a slew of other educational legislations being planned by the HRD ministry. Ahluwalia’s criticism has come out in the latest WikiLeaks disclosures. After … Read moreSibal, Montek differ on foreign education bill

GU reveals new BA paper format

Gujarat University on Wednesday declared the paper style and details of the university exams to be taken for BA colleges after the Choice Based Credit System was implemented this year. Vice-chancellor of GU Parimal Trivedi said that while earlier the paper was divided into five questions of 14 marks each, the total number of questions … Read moreGU reveals new BA paper format

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan – 2012 – U.K.

  No. F. 22-1/2011-ES.4 Government of India Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of Higher Education ES.4 Section ********  COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP PLAN – 2012 – U.K.   LAST DATE: 7th October, 2011 for applying online. 12th October, 2011 for receiving application in the Ministry by post/by hand.   I. Applications are invited from Indian nationals either … Read moreCommonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan – 2012 – U.K.

BEd entrance test at UPRTOU on October 1, 2011

The entrance examination of BEd, BEd(special education) and Post Graduate Professional Diploma (PGPD) courses of Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) would be held on October 1, 2011. Giving this informing, the public Information Officer of UPRTOU Dr Prabhat Chandra Mishra said that the decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of … Read moreBEd entrance test at UPRTOU on October 1, 2011

DU plans new 4-yr maths-IT degree to push innovation

Taking college education beyond classrooms and textbooks, Delhi University is planning a four-year course that will focus on innovation and hands-on learning through industry-based projects. The proposed degree programme in mathematics and information and communication technology (ICT) will be interdisciplinary as well. “The four-year programme will encourage students to take up innovations in diverse areas. … Read moreDU plans new 4-yr maths-IT degree to push innovation

Saviours Environment Education Awareness Program Environment Competition-2011-12

Saviours is a registered Non Governmental Organisation, which has been working for conservation of environment since 1999 through its various campaigns. Its aim is to inculcate ‘green culture’ among people especially students and to sensitize them for conservation of flora, fauna and common treasure “air, soil and water’. Under its Environment Education Awareness Program (EEAP), … Read moreSaviours Environment Education Awareness Program Environment Competition-2011-12

President Patil calls for higher education reform

President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has called for increase in the enrolment ratio of people receiving higher education. Laying the foundation stone for Indira Gandhi National Open University Southern Regional Campus here on Wednesday, Patil said that the country should cater to the educational requirements of its predominantly young population. She urged that after universalisation of … Read morePresident Patil calls for higher education reform

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2011 Results Announced

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)has announced the result of Combined Medical Services, Exam, 2011. Examination was held by the Union Public Service Commission on 16.01.2011 and Personality Test held from 18.7.2011 to 26.7.2011. The candidates have been recommended for appointment to medical posts in the Railways, Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service, Central Government Health … Read moreCombined Medical Services Examination, 2011 Results Announced

Spelling errors in marksheets leave Mumbai University students in a lurch

Scores of students from Mumbai University (MU), who have got their marksheets with spelling or typographical errors, are an angry lot. Some of them are even contemplating going to court against the varsity. Students allege that every year a large number of them are made to run from pillar to post to get their marksheets … Read moreSpelling errors in marksheets leave Mumbai University students in a lurch

ICAI to offer course in forensic accounting

In a month’s time, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will launch a 100-hour certified course in ‘Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection’ using IT and Computer Aided Audit Tools, said its president G. Ramaswamy on Tuesday. Talking to reporters, he said that the importance of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection was increasingly felt … Read moreICAI to offer course in forensic accounting