Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: UGC mulls change in promotion policy

    Bhopal: University Grants Commission has proposed to change the promotion policy for faculty teaching in degree colleges and universities across the country. The commission also proposed new regulations for categorisation of degree colleges. In a new draft issued on February 9, the UGC proposed to include attendance of faculty in classes, results of students, copy checking and class inspection as a measure to promote faculty. After 2020, faculty would not require an

  • Bhopal: UGC hints at change in recruitment process

    BHOPAL: University Grants Commission issued a draft mandating an aspirant to possess Ph D degree instead of obtaining marks in National Eligibility Test for direct recruitment on posts of assistant professor from July 1, 2021. It has invited objections and suggestions from all stakeholders till February 28.

  • Indore: After chairman, DAVV gifts secretary to higher education regulator

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which had a moment of pride when its faculty member professor DP Singh was appointed as chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the recent past, got one more reason to celebrate, with another faculty of the institute professor Rajnish Jain being formally appointed as secretary of UGC on Thursday.

  • Illegal confinement case: Look out notice against ‘god-man’ Virender Dikshit

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a look out notice against self-proclaimed god-man Baba Virendra Dev Dixit in connection with the case involving a north Delhi-based ashram, Adhyatmik Vishwa Vidyalaya, where more than 40 girls were allegedly kept in an illegal confinement.

  • Indore: In a first, UGC rejects ARC probe report, says compromise in ragging unacceptable

    Indore: In a stern move, University Grants Commission (UGC) on Sunday out-rightly rejected the inquiry report of PMB Gujarati Commerce College’s anti-ragging committee (ARC) which found an alleged ragging case a mere ‘brawl’ between two students. Perhaps, this is the first time when the UGC disapproved any ARC probe report of a college.

  • Indore: All nine accused in SDB College ragging case suspended

    Indore: Sushila Devi Bansal College of Technology suspended nine students following a complaint of ragging lodged by a junior student with Anti-Ragging Helpline of University Grants Commission (UGC).  “All nine accused in the alleged ragging case have been suspended till further orders,” said SD Bansal College director Nirmal Dagdee responding to an email by the Helpline.  He also stated that Kishanganj police had been informed about the incident which quizzed the accused.

  • 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.