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UGC To Announce Mentor Institutes Under ''Paramarsh'' Scheme

As part of the scheme that aims to improve the quality standards in higher education system, top institutions will mentor five non-accredited institutes to secure the National Assessment and Accreditation (NAAC) grade certification.

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UGC Asks Universities To Ban Single-Use Plastic

The move comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching a mass revolution against single-use plastic from October 2, which will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

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UGC Revises Curriculum Of UG And PG Programmes

Recently, the University of Delhi has revised the curriculum of all the undergraduate programmes based on learning outcomes-based curriculum framework (LOCF).

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UGC May Allow Pursuing Multiple Degrees Simultaneously, Sets Panel To Revisit The Idea

This is not the first time the commission is examining the issue. The UGC had set up a committee in 2012 as well and consultations were held on the same but ultimately the idea was junked.

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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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