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1.Dubious Ph.D degrees: Bihar govt tightens screw

GAYA: Amidst complaints of large scale irregularities in the award of Ph.D degrees including allegations of plagiarism and recycling of the same dissertation, indiscriminate lifting of material from works done by others without any acknowledgement and ghost writing of dissertations, the government has tightened screw to make things more transparent and reduce the chances of manipulation. 


2. Check CGBSE 12th Result 2015: Chhattisgarh Board results on

Chhattisgarh Board Class 12th Result 2015 (CGBSE 12th Result 2015 or CG Board Class 12th Result 2015): The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE), Raipur has conducted Class 12 (Intermediate) Exams 2015 from 23 February 2015 to 20 March 2015. As per the official sources Chhattisgarh Board Class 12th Result will be announced on 21st April 2015 around 12:00 PM.

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3. 78% Indian teachers support mobile devices in class

MUMBAI: In a study conducted by an American software company, 78% Indian teachers support the idea of incorporating mobile technology in the education system. Titled 'Transforming education with mobile and digital technology', the survey was conducted among primary, secondary and high school teachers in 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific Region (APAC). India constituted 22% of the study sample.


4. Delhi's education system needs to be overhauled: Sisodia

NEW DELHI: Laying more emphasis on teacher training, the education system in the national capital is all set to be overhauled, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said here on Tuesday. Speaking at the inauguration of a conference on 'Innovation to make cities financially sustainable', organised by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), Sisodia said the "entire concept" of education system in Delhi needs to be changed as it gives least importance to teachers.


5. Online course in market research

INDORE: Mudra Institute of Communication and Research is offering one-year online course in association with Ivory Education for those who wish to hone their skills in market research and data analytics. Classes will begin from last week of July in Indore through e-learning modules for the post-graduate certificate course. Participants will be encouraged to use statistical packages for working on hands-on case studies. The program also covers usage of SPSS and SAS including writing SAS codes and deriving output.

6. Madras HC fines asst prof for forging documents to get job

The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on an assistant professor of the Annamalai University for obtaining employment by forging and fabricating his SSLC certificate. The court has directed him to pay the amount to the Government Rehabilitation Home for Leprosy, Y Pudupatti in Madurai district. The court also directed the university and directorate of government examinations to launch criminal action against the assistant professor.


7. Setting up more higher education institutions is important: President

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that setting up of more and more institutions to impart higher education is important. In fact, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced that 22 new higher education institutions will be established. These are six new IITs, seven new IIMs, three IISERs four new Central Universities/Tribal Universities and one NIT as well as an IIIT spread over several states in the country. It is however equally essential that with the physical expansion of educational infrastructure, the education imparted to our students should also be of a high quality. The Government is also taking proactive steps to ensure that students receive the required knowledge and skills that are essential to meet new needs. An important decision taken recently in this regard is the setting up of a National Ranking Framework for higher educational institutions. I hope this will generate healthy competition amongst our institutions for excellence, including IIMs.

8. 30 DU colleges have rejected CBCS, says DUTA

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD and the University Grants Commission (UGC) have asked all universities to implement a Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) from the start of the next academic session in July 2015. The DUTA had sought feedback from Staff Associations and has said that nearly 30 colleges sent in their resolutions totally rejecting or opposing the CBCS.


9.NDA govt shelves Sonia Gandhi's project to build country's first Central University for women

The NDA government has put on back burner Congress President Sonia Gandhi's aim to build the country's first Central University for women in Rae Bareli. The varsity was to be named after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The dream project of UPA government is "no longer under consideration", Minister of State for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria has said.


10. AICTE takes lenient view of DU B. Tech colleges

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided to take a lenient stand on the contentious issue of granting approval to DU-affiliated colleges for conducting Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) courses. AICTE's decision will come as a respite for 27 colleges offering courses on Electronics, Computer Science, Food Technology, Polymer Science and Instrumentation, as the regulatory body had only last week announced a six-hour deadline for filing affidavits for approval of conducting B.Tech courses. The deadline, termed "impractical" by several college principals, has been deferred till the review of the case is completed by AICTE.


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