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  • Indore: DAVV told to refund Rs 60 cr grant allocated to Sugni Devi College

    Indore: Doing hand-holding of Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’ College may cost Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) heftily.  Citing its association with the college, Department of Higher Education (DHE) has asked the DAVV to refund Rs 60 crore grant allocated to the college in past 14 years. “The DHE has been informed that Maheshwari Sugni Devi Girls’…

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  • Indore: Lost password of UGC portal leaves DAVV students’ grievances unattended

    Indore: In a strange incident, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has been looking for the password of an important ID assigned by University Grants Commission (UGC) to the university for accessing online complaints concerning it. Despite hard efforts for past one-and-a-half-month, the password could not be retrieved, even as pendency of complaints seeking redressal witnessing a…

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  • Indore: MP replaces colonial gowns with jacket and uttariya

    Indore: Shunning the traditional British relics of wearing robes in passing out ceremonies, the State coordination committee – the apex body of higher education – has approved a proposal for replacing convocation gowns with very own Indian jacket and uttariya believing that this dress code will inculcate a feeling of nationalism in students. “The coordination…

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  • Indore: Ragging out of bounds, cases all time high in 2017

    Indore: Despite stringent measures put in place, ragging in institutions of higher learning is not only alive and kicking, but ever increasing, with year 2017 witnessing highest number of cases in the last nine years. This year, so far, as many as 642 complaints of ragging were registered with National Anti-Ragging Helpline of University Grants…

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  • Indore: DAVV clueless about 17 student complaints pending with UGC

    Indore: As many as 17 complaints registered by students of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) have been pending with the student grievance portal of University Grants Commission (UGC) for quite some time, but shockingly, the university has no clue about it. “We don’t know if any complaint made by any student of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)…

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  • Indore: No PhD courses anymore in at least 4 universities of state

    Indore: If you are thinking of pursuing PhD programme from universities located at Bhopal, Jabalpur, and Rewa, Anuppur then drop the idea and look for some Grade-A accredited university in the state. Well choices are limited, to be precise only six, but then the only way left to realise your dream of doing PhD as…

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  • Indore: New UGC rules for penalty on plagiarism

    Indore: Plagiarism in academic writing will now be dealt with sternly. The University Grants Commission has come up with Draft UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions) Regulations, 2017 which promote originality and are for penalty on academic misconduct. As per draft regulations, academic misconduct by a student may…

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  • IIM-I comes up with unique two-year ‘Indore-Mumbai’ course

    Indore: Meeting a long standing demand of corporate sector, Indian Institute of Management Indore has come up with a unique full-time residential post-graduate course, which will be offered from both of its campuses in Indore and Mumbai. The course called Post-Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM) will commence from academic year 2018, in which…

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  • Indore: Wait for students continues at 78 BEd colleges

    Indore: Popularity of BEd course is on the wane is no new news but the drastic decline in number of students this year has certainly left college directors shocked. The situation is so grave that nearly 80 per cent seats in BEd colleges in the state are still vacant after first round of centralised online…

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  • Indore: DAVV admits blunder in CET results

    Indore: Much to the embarrassment of (DAVV), the alleged mistakes in preparation of common entrance test (CET)-2017 results have been found to be true by subject experts. Following the revelation by experts in a report, the university has formally admitted to commit the goof-ups in results of two out of four groups of the CET,…

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  • Indore: Students allege ragging by seniors at IIM, files plaint with MHRD helpline

    Indore: Bringing much embarrassment to the Indian Institute of Management Indore, an incident of ragging was reported on its campus wherein junior students were allegedly ragged by seniors in hostels for past two days. Fed up with continuous unbearable humiliation, the victims on Monday lodged a complaint with Anti-Ragging Helpline of ministry of human resource…

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