India, EU Join Hands for Skill India
New Delhi: In a major push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Skill India' mission, skill development experts from across India and Europe joined hands on Monday to find ways in which Europe can contribute in providing skill training to Indian youth entering the job market every year. Keen about..
B.Com Student Bags Mr Arunachal Mega Model Contest
Itanagar: Tarh Gungte, a 21-year-old B.Com student, was announced as the winner of the first edition of the Mr Arunachal Mega Model contest here on Saturday. "Stay grounded, be polite, humble and always a have healthy lifestyle," Gungte said in a statement after his victory. The first runner-up w..
Indian Students’ Enrollment in US Institutes Up by 25%
New Delhi: The enrollment of students from India in American educational institutes in 2015-16 registered a record 25 per cent increase over the previous year, US Ambassador Richard Verma said on Tuesday. The Open Doors report on students mobility between India and the US, which he released here,..
IIM-C Post-Graduate Student Gets Rs 4.5 Lakh Stipend Offer
Kolkata: A whopping Rs 4.5 lakh monthly stipend has been offered to a first-year student of post-graduate diploma in management at the IIM-Calcutta in the latest summer internship placement, the institute said in a statement on Monday. Consulting firms came up with the highest percentage of offer..
IIT-Roorkee Goes Digital
New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR), launched its ADVAITA IIT Roorkee ERP Project Go-Live, to ease its operations and coordinate the tasks of various departments. The digitisation project will connect all its three campuses - Saharanpur, Greater Noida, and Roorkee, its main cam..
IIT Kharagpur Join Hands with MIT to Launch Urbanisation Study Course
Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is joining hands with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a course to study urbanisation in the current developing world, where the concept is no longer limited to the precincts of what are administratively defined as "cities", its ..
Climate Change Centre to Come Up at IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur: The Union Department of Science and Technology is planning to set up a Centre of Excellence at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, to focus on climate change science, adaptation and mitigation, the institution's director said here on Sunday. "The project will include water resou..
Is Data Of Students Who Applied At Delhi University Being Leaked?
New Delhi : In what could be termed a possible case of data theft, private universities seem to have access to the data of thousands of students who had applied to Delhi University (DU) for at least one course, with this correspondent being one of those at the receiving end. Oth..
1931 Data Muddies Backward Caste-Higher-Education Quotas
Over the decade ending 2010, the enrolment rate of other backward classes (OBCs) a loose definition of lower castes, a level above scheduled castes and tribes in higher education had tripled to 22 per cent, close to the national rate of 23.6 per cent. But the issue of continuing affirmative action f..
No Sharp Dip in DU Cut-Off, Some Popular Courses Still Available
New Delhi: The Delhi University (DU) on Monday night released the second cut-off for admissions to undergraduate courses with a marginal dip for popular courses in prominent colleges. While the seats for some courses in colleges across DU are full, there are still places in many popular courses l..