Central Executive Committee of Students Federation of India strongly condemns the atrocious move by the UGC to scrap the exam scheduled for July, 2017 which will now happen on 19th of November. This also means that the NET exam in December won't be happening this time. This leads to a situation where under the carpet [...]
What is the real agenda behind the push to dismantle UGC-AICTE by Vicdan Azabi Modi government is aggressively going ahead with the plans to dismantle the existing regulatory bodies like University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE); and replace it with an overarching body called Higher Education Empowerment Regulation Agency [...]
University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted a new set of regulations/ guidelines and released it inviting feedback from public. (http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/9837591_Public-Notice-regarding-draft-Regulations-and-Guidelines.pdf ) These regulations/ guidelines are going to have profound impact on the higher education in the country and are in fact an extension of the thrust towards the assault on the public higher education and the [...]
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has said its policy is "not an impediment" to an affirmative action scheme that JNU has scrapped, striking at the root of the defence the varsity has been citing till now. "Our policy for MPhil and PhD admissions is not an impediment to any affirmative policy like the deprivation points [...]
JNU Scholar Subin Dennis responds to the pseudo-intellectual froth delivered in a sermon in Times of India by a doctoral fellow from JNU supporting the obnoxious seat cut in JNU.
The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre government in a plea which challenged University Grants Commission (UGC)'s admission norms. The plea was filed by Students' Federation of India's (SFI), which challenged UGC's admission norms for M.Phil and Ph.D courses in the country. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra has also issued notice to the UGC and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) seeking their replies on SFI plea against UGC norms. The bench has directed the Centre government to file an affidavit on April 28 with regard to the contentions raised in the writ petition by the students' body, reported Press Trust of India.