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Zero in exam? In Andhra, you can still get admission


July 7th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) They may have handed over blank papers but they have still qualified for admission into professional degree courses in Andhra Pradesh. Unbelievable but true, say officials.Twenty-two ... Read more...

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Anti-ragging helpline for Uttar Pradesh colleges soon


June 16th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) All engineering, management and medical colleges and professional institutes in Uttar Pradesh will soon have a state-level 24x7 anti-ragging helpline.An action plan in this regard ... Read more...

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Punjab, Chandigarh college teachers on strike again


December 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Hundreds of teachers of private colleges across Punjab and Chandigarh went on a three-day strike Tuesday to protest the state government's failure to implement their demands, ... Read more...

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Strike paralyses teaching in Punjab, Chandigarh colleges


November 30th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) With hundreds of teachers in nearly 170 private colleges across Punjab and in Chandigarh going on strike Wednesday, classes were affected in these institutions.Punjab and Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Punjab, Chandigarh colleges to remain shut Wednesday


November 28th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Nearly 170 private colleges across Punjab and in Chandigarh will remain shut Wednesday following a 'college bandh' call of a teachers' union.The strike call was given ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on students plea against varsity


November 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday reserved order on a petition alleging that Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIU) adopted different criteria for promoting its professional ... Read more...

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Private college teachers on strike in Punjab, Chandigarh


November 8th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Teaching in scores of private colleges across Punjab and Chandigarh was affected Tuesday as hundreds of teachers took mass casual leave seeking a pension and gratuity ... Read more...

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Medical seat sale racket busted in Karnataka


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 3 (IANS) It is not only Munnabhai in the blockbuster "Munnabhai MBBS" who lands a medical seat with a proxy writing the entrance exams for him. There are ... Read more...

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Court allows three medical colleges to admit more students


September 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Medical Council of India was Thursday directed by the Delhi High Court to grant an increase in the intake of students from 100 to ... Read more...

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Fake degree racket busted


May 21st, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Two people were arrested in the national capital for running a fake degree racket, police said Friday.Omkar Singh, 23, and Sanjeev Kumar, 48, were running ... Read more...

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Engineering studies to cost more in Karnataka


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Engineering students getting admission to private colleges under the government quota will have to shell out Rs.2,500 more per year as fee, taking the annual ... Read more...

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Fake student visa applications from India increases before new UK law comes into force


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Indians desperate to enter Britain before tough new rules come into force next week have applied in large numbers for visa as fake students.Up to 40 per cent ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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Himachal promoting private universities, says Congress


March 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) The opposition Congress Tuesday sharply criticised the state government over functioning of private professional universities and colleges in Himachal Pradesh.Participating in the debate over the state ... Read more...

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UK Immigration Minister vows to provide more jobs to British graduates


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The UK Immigration Minister Damian Green has pledged that British graduates would be given more jobs after it emerged that the arrival of thousands of non-European Union (EU) ... Read more...

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Sibal urges institutes to increase enrolment of female students


January 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Jan 5 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has urged educational institutes to increase and encourage enrolment of female students.Interacting with students and academicians here on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Apex court clears way for common medical entrance test


December 13th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct a common test for undergraduate medical courses while it is yet to decide on ... Read more...

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Cameron’s pledge to cut migration hit by rising immigration levels


November 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to reduce the number of migrants entering the country has come unstuck with figures showing a rise in immigration levels during the ... Read more...

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UK immigration cap: Indian, foreign students may be barred from studying in private colleges


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): Tens of thousands of foreign students, including those hailing from India, may be barred from studying in British private colleges in the wake of the David Cameron-led government ... Read more...

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Online entrance test planned for budding engineers


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) will be conducted online on a limited scale next year for admission to technology institutes and deemed universities, the Central ... Read more...

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Haryana starts campaign to enroll unregistered voters


November 5th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to launch a campaign to ensure that unregistered voters, especially youngsters, are enrolled during the revision of electoral rolls that is currently under ... Read more...

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Multi-crore SC scholarships racket unearthed in Uttar Pradesh


July 25th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has unearthed a multi-crore racket in disbursement of scholarships to Scheduled Caste students in educational institutions in the state.The racket involves ... Read more...

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Walkout in Kerala assembly over pact with colleges


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala's Congress-led opposition Thursday walked out of the state assembly over what it termed a serious flaw in the pact between the state government and self-financing medical colleges ... Read more...

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You should not exist, court tells teacher education regulator (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday slammed the National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) for its failure to regulate private colleges imparting teacher training courses and said it had ... Read more...

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You should not exist, court tells teacher education regulator


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday slammed the National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) for its failure to regulate private colleges imparting teacher training courses and said it had ... Read more...

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Court seeks details on illegal recognition of private colleges


July 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the member secretary of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to explain action taken against an official who illegally granted recognition ... Read more...

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Appoint qualified principals in six months, Maharashtra colleges told (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked private colleges in Maharashtra to appoint "eligible and qualified" principals in the next six months, warning that no further extension would be ... Read more...

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Backward classes leader continues fast in Hyderabad


June 27th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) The indefinite fast by a leader of backward classes (BC) entered the third day here Sunday as leaders of political parties made a beeline to meet him ... Read more...

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Central Asia, East Europe beckon Indian students


June 15th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With admission to state-run Indian medical colleges difficult and private ones charging exorbitant fees, hundreds of Indian students are heading for Central Asian and East ... Read more...

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Students to get free access to e-books


June 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) College students across India will now get free access to e-journals and e-books from all over the world with the human resource development ministry subscribing to them. Over ... Read more...

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Australia shuts the door on cooks, hairdressers


May 17th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 17 (DPA) Passing a course in cooking or hairdressing will not deliver permanent residency in Australia after the government Monday took the scissors to its skills-shortage list. Cooks and hairdressers accounted ... Read more...

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Spurned Indian students fight for refund of their fees from Australia


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 3 (ANI): Unable to return to Australia because of the collapse of several colleges, refusal to renew student visas and the violence against the Indian community there, students are ... Read more...

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Tharoor urges Sibal to intervene to solve Kerala college teachers’ problems


April 14th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Not deterred by controversies surrounding him as Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has written a letter to Union Human Resource Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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College studies to go hi-tech in Chandigarh


March 15th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Digital libraries, audio-visual presentations and films could soon be the new educational tools for students in 14 government and private colleges here as the authorities hope to take ... Read more...

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Australia to amend law to better protect foreign students (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 9 (IANS) Australia will strengthen legislation to better protect international students, including Indians, and ensure world class quality education for them, Education Minister Julia Gillard said Tuesday. Gillard released a review ... Read more...

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