Guru Nanak Dev University placement drives yield better results, 881 secure jobs

Amritsar, May 17 Keeping concerns of stagnant employment opportunities post-pandemic and inflation aside, GNDU’s campus placement drives have yield better results than the 2020-21 session, with a total of 881 students from various streams already securing job offers. The Directorate of Placement and Career Enhancement of Guru Nanak Dev…

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Indians happy to be back on campus, finds Global Student Survey, 2022

London, April 29 Indian students believe the covid-19 pandemic ruined their university experience and a majority found improvement in mental health since returning to the campus for studies, according to a new study. The ‘Global Student Survey 2022’, published by Chegg.org — the non-profit arm of education technology company Chegg…

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DU VC defends CUET, says cut-off system did not offer equal opportunities to students

New Delhi, April 7The cut-off system did not offer equal opportunities to all students but the CUET will judge them on equal parameters and will not be disadvantageous for those who studied under from boards that are not lenient in awarding marks, Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh said on Thursday.The…

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Six programmes from India’s Institutes of Eminence in top 100 in world

New Delhi, April 6Six programmes at India’s Institutes of Eminence (IoEs) have managed to break into the top 100 in the world in the latest ‘QS Rankings by Subject’ released on Wednesday.India’s highest-ranked university overall is the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences for Dentistry which debuts at…

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Create supernumerary seats for children who lost parents during Covid pandemic, UGC to universities

New Delhi, March 30The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to Vice-Chancellors of all varsities asking them to create supernumerary seats for children who have lost their parents during the Covid pandemic.It said the Ministry of Women and Child Development is identifying these children from across the country so that…

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Physics, chemistry, mathematics not required for admission to architecture course

New Delhi, March 29 Study of physics, chemistry and mathematics (PCM) in Class XII will not be must for admission to architecture, fashion technology and packaging technology courses, said the AICTE on Tuesday. Students with non-PCM subjects in Class XII can also apply to UG courses in these three disciplines,…

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Ban on new engineering colleges to continue for 2 more years barring few exceptions: AICTE

New Delhi, March 29The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has extended the moratorium on setting up new engineering institutes for two more years with certain exceptions, according to its chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe.The move comes after a government-constituted panel had recommended continuation of the ongoing moratorium. The AICTE had…

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