Free Press Journal
  • Indore: UGC launches Swachhata Hi Seva drive, Students to sweep streets, run awareness campaign

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and colleges to observe Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) from September 15 to October 2 with pressing their students into the task of carrying activities related to cleanliness and sanitation. “As a precursor to the launch of the 150th birth year celebration of Mahatma Gandhi and in the run-up to the 4th anniversary of Swachha Bharat Mission, it has been decided to observe Swachhata Hi

  • Indore: DAVV exams scheduled for today cancelled

    Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Sunday cancelled all its exams scheduled for Monday. Though the exams were cancelled in view of Bharat bandh call given by the Congress, the university stated that the move came following ‘unforeseen reasons’. “The exams were cancelled because of unforeseen reasons,” said exam controller Ashesh Tiwari.

  • Indore: DAVV teachers fight over dog poop, cross complaints lodged

    Indore: While wrangles over academic issues are pretty common among university teachers, this time a dispute over dog’s poop has brought some of them face-to-face. Two male teachers have a lodged a complaint with the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) administration alleging that a female colleague’s dogs relieve themselves on the university residential campus, thereby making it dirty.

  • Indore: No sale of discarded dishes at DAVV from today

    Indore: The students of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) will no longer be able to relish their favourite snacks – samosa, kachori and noodles in canteens at UTD campus. Citing a directive issued by University Grants Commission, the DAVV has banned sale of junk food from its UTD campus from September 1.

  • Indore: Students failing in third semester will be under annual exam system

    Indore: The students who will fail to clear the third semester examination scheduled in November will be put under annual system of exams. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Thursday issued an order to this effect  stating that students studying in third semester will have to clear the examination.

  • Indore: DAVV EC clears promotions of self-financing course teachers

    Indore: Despite objection raised by some members representing state government, the executive council of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Thursday approved promotion of teachers appointed to teach self-financing courses. These teachers were awaiting this benefit under career advancing scheme (CAS) for past two years. Self-financing courses are financed through students’ fee.

  • Indore: No of accredited colleges on rise in MP, says NAAC advisor

    Indore: More and more state colleges are seeking accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), a statutory body of the University Grants Commission (UGC). According to NAAC deputy advisor Ganesh Hegde, the number of colleges with NAAC accreditation from Madhya Pradesh has increased significantly since 2014.

  • Indore: DAVV to rent a car for vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which could not buy a new car for vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad in past two years due to objections by audit department, has now decided to take a four-wheeler on rent. “We are taking a car on rent for V-C,” said registrar Ajay Verma.

  • Indore: Amidst high drama, IIPS students get permission to hold Fiesta

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Friday allowed students of International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS) to hold Fiesta, the annual marketing and cultural festival. For past two days, the university administration and IIPS students were at loggerheads over the fest.

  • Indore: HC orders to transfer BEd Imperial College students to other colleges

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) to transfer BEd students of unaffiliated Imperial College of Professional Studies to some other college. Division bench of Justice PK Jaiswal and SK Awasthi issued the order giving 15 days to the university to do the needful.

  • Indore: DAVV scores zero in ‘perception’ in NIRF rankings

    Indore: The reasons for drop in the ranking of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) are out nearly four months after national rankings of higher educational institutions were announced by National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF).

  • Indore: CCTV cameras to be installed at DAVV girls’ hostels

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has decided to install surveillance cameras in girls’ hostels to step up security of hostellers. “Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed at entrance and corridors of girls’ hostels,” said vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad said.

  • Indore: DAVV to release supplementary results after PhD quota goof-up

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has decided to declare supplementary results of doctoral entrance test (DET) for reserved category students who were deprived of quota benefits. “Five percent relaxation was to be given to candidates belonging to reserved categories in DET results but they were deprived of benefit. We will correct our mistake and declare supplementary results this week,” said vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.

  • Indore: Students suffer as DAVV site remains shut for 3 days

    Indore: Thousands of students could not get admission and result updates from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) for three days as its website shut down due to power failure. On Friday, the website stopped functioning as some fault occurred while electricity cables were laid by MP West Zone Electricity Distribution Company Ltd.

  • Indore: Lecturer’s wife throws waste in assistant professor’s house, complaint filed

    Indore: Though throwing waste in open is banned in the city, wife of a lecturer at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) appears to have made house of an assistant professor a garbage dumping zone. A faculty member with School of Education, assistant professor Avtarjit Singh,  lodged a complaint with registrar Ajay Verma saying that wife of Santosh Choubey, a lecturer at Institute of Management Studies, throws garbage in his flat.

  • Indore: Separate hostels for seniors, freshers allotted at DAVV to check ragging

    Indore: In order to prevent ragging in its boarding facilities, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has allocated separate hostels to senior students and freshers. “That’s a new way to check ragging,” said chief warden Ajay Tiwari. The university has eight hostels including five girls’ hostels and three boys’ hostels. (This excludes hostels of Institute of Engineering and Technology).

  • Indore: DAVV to continue with semester system

    Indore: Though coordination committee, an apex body of higher education in state, directed institutions of higher learning to bring BBA and BCA courses under annual system of examination, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) said that it would continue to run the programme under semester system.

  • Indore: BBA, BCA under annual exam system again

    Indore: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) courses have been brought back under the annual examination pattern. Citing a decision by coordination committee, the apex body of higher education in the state, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) registrar Ajay Verma confirmed that BBA and BCA courses have been put back under annual examination system.

  • Indore: PhD aspirants of Mhow varsity to be shifted, DAVV gets 70 students

    Indore: In a major relief to PhD students of Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Mhow, whose career was hanging by a thread, standing committee of vice- chancellors on Monday approved a proposal for shifting them to other universities in the state for completion of degree programme.