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Non-Technical UG Courses Must Have Vocational Content

There is a huge gap between the skill needs of the Indian economy and the supply of graduates, a government backed report says, adding that non-technical, non-professional degree courses should have 20-35 per cent vocational content.

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AICTE Suggests Indian Authors Books For Engineering Students, UGC Promotes

Books by Indian authors and publishers will contextualise the engineering course content for students for better understanding, said UGC circular. Students, however, prefer foreign authors stating better content quality. Academicians ask for more technical books by Indian writers and focused incentivized initiatives from the government.

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Research Scholars Intensify Demand For Hike In Stipend, Set December 20 Deadline For Govt

Alongside delay in receiving stipends, another pressing problem for the 4,000 to 5,000 IIT-B researchers is the nominal housing and rental allowance (HRA) that they get.

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UGC To Review Action, Taken Report Submitted By 10 Central Universities

The audit committees were set-up by UGC to check financial, academic, and administrative irregularities in the central universities. The committee had also suggested removing the word 'Muslim' out of AMU's name.

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UGC Asks Universities, Colleges To Raise Awareness On Health Hazards Of E-Waste

UGC has issued a letter to all Higher Educational Institutes and urged them to educate students about the ill effects of the end-of-life products (e-waste).

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Stay Relevant To Dynamic Global Economy

Thirty-five VCs and senior academic administrators from across the country were participating in the conclave.

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UGC Plans To Set Up More Accreditation Agencies Like NAAC, NBA

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to appoint an Accreditation Advisory Council (AAC) which will help the commission set up more agencies in order to increase the number of accreditation and assessment agencies (AAAs) for higher education institutes in the country.

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UGC To Be Replaced With A New Higher Education Commission

HRD Ministry has put forward a proposal to replace UGC with a new commission

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Major Boost For Central, State And Deemed Universities

University Grants Commission has granted special status to 60 institutions across the country. This move will allow them to start new courses, offer competitive salaries to faculty members and set up off-campus centers.

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NAAC’s Prof Dhirendra Pal Singh Appointed UGC Chairperson

The appointment of Prof Singh as the UGC chairperson is for the duration of five years, following the PMO’s approval of appointment.

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