AMN / India today again advised all students seeking admission in US educational institutions to do due diligence to ensure that the institutions to which they are seeking admission have proper authorization and capacities. In an advisory, the External Affairs Ministry also asked them to carry all required documentation regarding their study plans, housing, financial … Continue reading ‘Indian students should verify details before seeking admission in US’
There will be joint written examination for recruitment of Gazetted and Non-Gazetted posts in Bihar now. Selected candidates will be recruited as per their merit and choice. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said, there will be no written test for Doctors, Engineers and Agriculture services. They will be recruited on the basis of interview only. Mr. … Continue reading Bihar: Joint test for recruitment of gazetted and non-gazetted posts
Ministry of External Affairs today issued an advisory for students seeking admission in two institutions in United States to defer their travel to the country. The Ministry said in a release that there have been several instances of denial of entry by US Immigration authorities to Indian students having valid student visas to pursue studies … Continue reading India issues advisory to students traveling to US for admission
AMN / Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani today said several premier educational institutions in the country have set global standards in education and research, these institutions were not getting their due place in the global rankings. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, Mrs Irani said these institutes have been producing a very high … Continue reading Indian institutions not getting due place in global rankings: Smriti Irani
A Akhter / Centre has approved setting up of All India Institute Ayurveda in, New Delhi to conduct Post-graduate and Ph.D. courses in Ayurveda and North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy at Shillong in Meghalaya to conduct Under-graduate, Post-graduate, Doctoral and Post-doctoral courses both in Ayurveda and Homoeopathy. Further, under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme … Continue reading Govt to open institution for higher education in AYUSH
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked institutions deemed to be universities to shut down off-campus centres without permits. In a written reply in Lok Sabha yesterday, Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani said UGC had found that some of these institutions were running the centres without prior permission either of UGC or the ministry. … Continue reading Off-campus univ centres without permits asked to shut down
AMN President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed the need for more academic collaboration in Indology between India and other countries. Inaugurating the first ever World Indology Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan today, Mr Mukherjee said this would give new dimension to bilateral relations between India and other nations. The President also called for a study of Ayurveda … Continue reading President for more international academic collaboration in Indology
AMN / The Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to the Joint Declaration of Intent between the Human Resource Development Ministry and Federal Foreign Office of Germany for promotion of German as an additional foreign language in Kendriya Vidyalayas. It has also given ex post facto approval to the MoU between India and Germany on … Continue reading Govt clears pact on promotion of German language in KVs
AMN / Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU will introduce three Masters programmes in film and television, art history and theatre from the next academic session. Talking to reporters in New Delhi yesterday, JNU’s Vice-Chancellor S K Sopory said, the three new courses will be MA in Art History and Visual Studies, MA in Film, Television and … Continue reading JNU introduces three new MA courses in art, film and theatre
AMN / The Committee of Eminent Persons constituted by the Council of Indian Institute of Technology has recommended changes in the structure of Joint Entrance Examination, JEE from 2017. An official release said, the Committee headed by Prof. Ashok Misra submitted its report to the Human Resource Development Minister earlier this week which aimed at … Continue reading IIT panel recommends major changes in entrance exam
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