No room for intolerance, prejudice & hatred in our educational institutions: Pranab Mukherjee

The University of Mumbai on Thursday conferred an honorary LL.D (Doctor of Laws) to Dr MS Swaminathan at a special convocation ceremony in the hands of the President of India Dr Pranab Mukherjee. The event was held at the Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Hall in the University’s Fort campus on Thursday afternoon. The President said it Read More

Indian Institute Of Mass Communication (IIMC) To Begin Application Process For PG Diploma Courses In Journalism On March 15

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has notified the schedule for application process and entrance exam conducted for admission to its Post Graduate Diploma (PG Diploma) programs. The sale of application forms will begin on March 15, 2017. The Institute offers PG Diploma courses in Journalism, and Advertising and Public Relations. The courses are offered Read More

Jamia Millia Islamia JMI Admission 2017-2018: Filing Of Applications Ends On March 3

Filing of applications for admission in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Diploma/Certificate courses for the academic session 2017-18 in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will end on March 3, 2017. JMI began the process of filing applications online for various courses on February 2, 2017. Interested students can apply for various courses in Ph.D., M.Phil., Master (Postgraduate), Read More

Prakash Javadekar for more autonomy to premier institutes

Chandigarh: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday stressed on the importance of research and innovation and said the Centre wants to give more autonomy to premier institutes of higher learning where the government’s role will be that of a facilitator, not controller. Stressing on more autonomy to premier institutions of higher learning, based on Read More

IITs to count PhD scholars as faculty to improve student-teacher ratio

Currently, there are 2,600 faculty positions lying vacant across all IITs. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will now count their doctoral students as part of their faculty in a bid to improve their student-teacher ratio. The decision was taken at the last meeting of the IIT Council held on August 23. Sources said that Read More