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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 sharp increase.

  • Indore: DAVV gets six more months to spend unused grant

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) got shot in the arm as University Grants Commission (UGC) has given the university an extension of six months to spend the unutilised grants of nearly Rs 3 crore, which was part of funds sanctioned under 12th five-year development plan in 2012.

  • Indore: Ill-effects of fireworks to be taught at DAVV

    Indore: On the occasion of Diwali, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has announced plans to launch an elective on fireworks so as to sensitise students on ill-effects of firecrackers. The announcement comes following an order issued by University Grants Commission directing universities across the country to teach ill-effects of fireworks to students.

  • Drop ‘Muslim’ from AMU and ‘Hindu’ from BHU, suggests University Grants Commission (UGC)

    At the behest of the HRD Ministry to probe complaints against 10 central universities, University Grants Commission (UGC) on April 25, had set up five committees to look into the issue. The UGC now have come up with some suggestions that the words ‘Muslim’ and ‘Hindu’ be dropped from the names of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU), respectively.

  • Indore: Cancelled twice, asst professor exams likely in January

    Indore: Cancelled twice before, the much and long-awaited exams for the post of assistant professor in government colleges across the state is likely to be held in January. “We have received a go ahead from state government to hold the exams for appointing assistant professors in more than 3,000 seats lying vacant in government colleges. However, the eligibility criteria are yet to be fixed. After the government decides on the eligibility criteria,

  • Indore: Colleges failing to submit ragging report may lose affiliation

    Indore: With fixing 5th of every month as last date for submitting monthly report on ragging, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has directed its affiliated colleges to comply with the deadline or be ready to face action. “The action could be even termination of affiliation,” said dean of student welfare at DAVV, Dr LK Tripathi.

  • Indore: DAVV loses right to tie up with foreign varsities sans UGC nod

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, which was planning to collaborate with foreign universities, received a big blow following release of new regulations of University Grants Commission (UGC) that gives freedom to only Category-I universities to tie up with their foreign counterparts at their wish.

  • 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) or its affiliated colleges is pending with UGC. Even UGC have never forwarded any such compliant

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    Mamata Banerjee pays homage to Swami Vivekananda

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid homage to Swami Vivekananda on the 125th anniversary of his address at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. “Our heartfelt homage to Swami Vivekananda on the anniversary of his historic address to the Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893,” Banerjee tweeted.

  • Indore: IET hostel liquor haven for ex-students, alleges student

    Indore: A student claiming to be an inmate of one of the hostels of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), an entity of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), has filed a complaint with University Grants Commission (UGC) alleging some former students visit the boarding facility to drink on its premises.

  • Indore: Becoming PhD co-guides prove dearer to UTD teachers

    Indore: Co-supervising PhD students of colleges is proving dearer to teachers of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s teaching departments as they now tend to lose PhD seats with them, thanks to new rule of University Grants Commission (UGC) which fixed the number of students a teacher could become supervisor and co-supervisor for.

  • Indore: State still third in ragging in country

    Indore: Measures taken by institutions of higher learning in Madhya Pradesh to prevent the menace of ragging proved futile, as the state continues to remains among top three states in the country that registered maximum number of cases. With the onset of new academic session, a look at the ragging data of last nine years lying with University Grants Commission (UGC) revealed that MP consistently remains on the third position in the

  • Indore: 3-year age relaxation in asst prof appointment; offer valid only for one year

    Indore: State government has announced three years’ age relaxation in all categories of candidates applying for assistant professor’s posts lying vacant in government colleges. But the relaxation is for just one year, the announcement added. The government also gave five years’ relaxation
    to candidates, who have been teaching in different government colleges as guest lecturers. The announcement for increasing upper age limit for all the categories opens up opportunity for thousands of candidates,

  • Indore: State govt silent on student union polls

    Indore: Will students’ union elections be held this year? Or, like past years, this year too the state government would not allow conduct of student union council at institutions of higher learning.

  • Indore: UGC NET on Nov 5, online registration from Aug 1

    Indore: University Grants Commission (UGC) with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released a detailed notification for the National Eligibility Test (UGC NET) on Monday.

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    Soon, accreditation to universities could be given by private players

    In a major systemic overhaul in education sector, private sector players may soon get powers to grant accreditation to universities, colleges and other institutions of higher learning in India. At present, this function is vested solely with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution under the UGC’s jurisdiction.

  • Bhopal: NET to be held annually; consternation among teaching, PhD aspirants

    Bhopal: Though no official notification has been issued, but for all practical purposes, the Centre Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has already turned the biannual National Eligibility Test (NET) into an annual exercise. It is creating confusion among NET aspirants. The National Eligibility Test (NET) is a qualifying exam for recruitment of college and university teachers. Last year, the board had proposed that the NET should be made an annual exercise.