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by Vivek Singh | Sep 29, 2014

1. 29 BRABU colleges may lose UGC funds

Muzaffarpur: At least 29 of the 39 constituent colleges under Muzaffarpur-headquartered B R Ambedkar Bihar University (BRABU) are facing the possibility of stoppage of financial assistance worth crores of rupees from University Grants Commission (UGC) and under Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan from April next as they have not yet even started the process of acquiring accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which normally takes around one year to complete.

2. IIPM barred from offering MBA, BBA

NEW DELHI: In a major blow to Arindam Chaudhuri and the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, Delhi high court on Friday restrained them from offering MBA, BBA courses or advertising as a management and business school. Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also slapped a cost of Rs 25,000 on IIPM for misleading students by claiming to be a B-school even though it is not recognized by any statutory body including AICTE.

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3. 41 New Delhi private schools should refund excess fees to parents

NEW DELHI: A judicial panel set up by the Delhi high court has recommended that 41 private schools should refund the excess fees they had charged from parents of students in 2009 with interest. A three-member committee, headed by former Rajasthan high court Chief Justice Anil Dev Singh, set up in 2011, examined the financial records of 81 schools on a random basis out of total 1,172 schools and submitted its sixth interim report before the bench headed by Justice B D Ahmed.

4. Bar Council to derecognize DU's Law courses

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to de-recognize Delhi University's Law courses. The apex regulatory body for law education and the legal profession in India, has decided to derecognize DU's law course taught at its three centres, namely Campus Law Centre, Law Centre-1 and Law Centre -2. The move would mean students admitted in these centres from 2011-12 onwards won't be eligible to be enrolled as advocates and can't practice.

5. I gave them 20 of my best years: Disgruntled DU teacher

NEW DELHI: Pankaj Narang is a disheartened man. A physics teacher at Atma Ram Sanatan Dharam College, he has given 20 of his best years to DU where he joined work at age 25. Prior to ARSD, Narang taught in Sri Venkateshwara for 11 years. He is one of the longest serving ad hocs in Delhi University. "I have never betrayed the system or the university. But can they say the same? I hold patents to intellectual property, was a technical editor for a computer magazine, and have authored books. And yet, after giving 20 years to the university, I am still an ad hoc, with no security and in constant fear of losing my job. Even if I get a job now, I have just some 20-odd years of service left," Narang, a father of two, said.

6. Goa University gets A grade from NAAC

Goa University (GU) has received 'A' grade in the latest ratings that National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of India announced on September 24. The universities and colleges that figure in this announcement were evaluated in the last few months. "The immediate beneficiaries of the new rating are likely to be recent graduates who are seeking employment. They can now flaunt their degrees as originating from a university that enjoys the highest of the ratings awarded by NAAC. The rating is valid for the next 5 years," said Dr. Satish Shetye, Vice Chancellor of GU.

7. Science and Technology Ministry asks scientists to take UG classes

The Science and Technology Ministry has made it mandatory for all publicly funded National Research Institutions under the Ministry to involve themselves in active academic work. Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh said that for the first time in the history of independent India, Scientists had been asked to formally hold teaching classes for students at undergraduate college level as well as at school level.

8. IIT Roorkee Notified Admission to Ph. D. Programmes for Spring Semester 2014-15

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has invited applicants for admission in Ph. D. programmes of its spring semester session 2014-15. The eligible candidates can apply through prescribed format before October 1, 2014.

9. Bihar to re-develop Vikramshila University like Nalanda University

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has announced the development of Vikramshila University, an ancient seat of Buddhist learning, on the lines of the revived Nalanda University. "We will try to develop and revive Vikramshila University on the lines of Nalanda University," Manjhi said during his visit to Bhagalpur. He said, "All possible efforts would be made to revive Vikramshila University like Nalanda University."Manjhi said that a committee of experts will be set up soon to look into it.

10. JEE Advanced-2015:Exam dates are announced

Notice regarding the exam dates of JEE Advanced-2015 has been released by the IIT, Bombay. According to the notification, a short advertisement comprising of IIT JEE 2015 important information will be released online in the last week of September this year. The organizing committee will also release the complete information brochure of IIT JEE 2015 by the first week of October 2014. All leading newspapers will carry a detailed advertisement in the first or second week of October this year.

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