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Explained: UGC's guidelines for reopening colleges and universities

Explained: UGC's guidelines for reopening colleges and universities

On Thursday, the University Grants Commission issued guidelines for reopening of universities across the country.

Maharashtra government sets up 14-member committee to improve education standard

Maharashtra government sets up 14-member committee to improve education standard

The state government has established a 14-member committee, headed by the former chairman of the University Grants Commission Dr Sukhdev ...Read More

First-year classes for session 2020-21 to begin from Nov 1: UGC

First-year classes for session 2020-21 to begin from Nov 1: UGC

New Delhi: The academic session 2020-21 for the first-year students will commence from November 1, as per the latest guidelines by the Un...Read More

New University Grants Commission guidelines leave colleges in a fix

New University Grants Commission guidelines leave colleges in a fix

Colleges are in a fix after the University Grants Commission (UGC) released guidelines on September 22, suggesting that First Year Underg...Read More

University Grants Commission seeks info on incidents of caste discrimination

University Grants Commission seeks info on incidents of caste discrimination

UGC is continuously monitoring the Prevention of Caste Based Discrimination in Higher Educational Institutions.

Maharashtra: State forms 6-member panel to explore ways to hold final year exams as mandated by UGC

Maharashtra: State forms 6-member panel to explore ways to hold final year exams as mandated by UGC

Left with no choice but to hold examinations for final year students, the Maharashtra government has formed a six-member committee to exp...Read More

Final year exams row: MVA govt faces a huge challenge in conducting exams; seeking postponement from the UGC

Final year exams row: MVA govt faces a huge challenge in conducting exams; seeking postponement from the UGC

The Maha Vikas Aghadi government faces a huge challenge in conducting final-year exams for about 9 lakh students from 13 non-agricultural...Read More

Final Year Exams 2020: Latest updates on Supreme Court verdict

Final Year Exams 2020: Latest updates on Supreme Court verdict

Supreme Court of India will announce the verdict on the final year university examinations and UGC Guidelines today.

Final Year Exams 2020: SC upholds UGC's circular mandating final term exams by Sept end; a mixed bag for the MVA govt

Final Year Exams 2020: SC upholds UGC's circular mandating final term exams by Sept end; a mixed bag for the MVA govt

The Supreme Court upholding the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) guidelines on conducting the final exams this year but allowing stat...Read More

Testing Time: MUHS issues SOP, safety guidelines for medical examination

Testing Time: MUHS issues SOP, safety guidelines for medical examination

Students still demand cancellation of medical exams

Final year examination: Maharashtra govt to submit DMC’s decision to SC

Final year examination: Maharashtra govt to submit DMC’s decision to SC

The Maharashtra government, which is a respondent in the petition filed by Yuva Sena challenging the University Grants Commission’s (UGC)...Read More

Students eagerly await SC decision on final year examinations

Students eagerly await SC decision on final year examinations

Every day of waiting and uncertainty adds to the mental stress, said Feroza Zulfi, a final year mechanical engineering student.

Supreme Court notice to UGC on final year exam

Supreme Court notice to UGC on final year exam

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the University Grants Commission, seeking its reply by Wednesday on pleas seeking to cancel ...Read More

PM CARES Fund: Supreme Court reserves order

PM CARES Fund: Supreme Court reserves order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on a plea seeking a direction that the funds received by the PM CARES Fund be c...Read More

Students' careers would be damaged if exams not held, says UGC

Students' careers would be damaged if exams not held, says UGC

Mumbai: Standing its ground in the ongoing legal standoff between the Maharashtra government and the University Grants Commission (UGC), ...Read More

Students' union, five others challenge UGC-Centre exam diktat

Students' union, five others challenge UGC-Centre exam diktat

Mumbai: A students' union and five final year law students have petitioned the Bombay High Court challenging guidelines issued by the Uni...Read More

No final-year examinations amidst COVID-19; Maharashtra govt urges UGC to change its decision

No final-year examinations amidst COVID-19; Maharashtra govt urges UGC to change its decision

Maharashtra government Urges UGC to change its decision

Over 30,000 teachers demand cancellation of final year examinations

Over 30,000 teachers demand cancellation of final year examinations

Over 30,000 teachers of the Maharashtra Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisation (MFUCTO) have demanded that final yea...Read More

Stop playing with students’ lives: Uday Samant tells UGC, HRD

Stop playing with students’ lives: Uday Samant tells UGC, HRD

Maharashtra Minister of Higher and Technical Education Uday Samant, on Sunday, targeted the University Grants Commission (UGC) over its r...Read More

Former UGC chairman supports demand for cancellation of final year examinations

Former UGC chairman supports demand for cancellation of final year examinations

University Grant Commission's (UGC) former chairman Professor Sukhdev Thorat has dashed off a letter, asking UGC not to press for conduct...Read More

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