Panel allows fee hikes at medical, dental institutes

Panel allows fee hikes at medical, dental institutes

One institute has decreased their fee by Rs 10,000 this year compared to last year.(HT File/Representational Image ) The state Fee Regulating Authority (FRA) has announced the fees of private medical and dental institutes in the state for the academic year 2018-19 with most being allowed a marginal hike anywhere between Rs10,000 and Rs50,000 per year. One institute has decreased their fee by Rs 10,000 this year compared to last year. Until last year, various colleges were made to slash their fees by 10-50% to bring uniformity to the fee…

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Indian institutes consistently fare poorly on global rankings

Indian institutes consistently fare poorly on global rankings

Indian educational institutions continued to lag behind their Asian and global peers in the QS World University Rankings 2018. This was a repeat of their performance in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 released a few weeks ago, where Indian institutes’ performance deteriorated from 2017. In the QS World University Rankings 2018, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), followed by Stanford University and Harvard University topped the list, thereby putting United States at the top of the league table. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (rank 172), followed by…

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Can’t intervene directly in regulating pvt coaching institutes: Centre

Can’t intervene directly in regulating pvt coaching institutes: Centre

The Centre has ruled out any intervention in regulating private coaching institutes saying they do not come under its purview.Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh, said in a written response to a question in Rajya Sabha that the government is not contemplating making any law to regulate private coaching institutions.”Private coaching institutes do not come under the purview of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Many of these operate at the school level and hence are under the direct purview of the state governments,” Singh said.”Accordingly, all state governments have been asked…

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