‘UGC now focusing on distance, online education’

University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman DP Singh said that the UGC is now focusing on Open Distance Learning (ODL) and Online education programmes. These are futuristic programmes and UGC is trying to form guidelines and policies for such programmes, he added. UGC, in its priority programmes has adopted two pronged strategy where special teacher centric and student centric programmes are being prepared. Teachers programme focus on training them in conduct besides bringing his/ her expertise in local issues. While talking to media persons, he said, for students, policy related to…

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UPSC Recruitment 2019: Fresh Notification For Multiple Posts; Hurry Up

UPSC Recruitment 2019: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a recruitment notification for Manager, Assistant Director, Executive Engineer and many other posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions before the deadline. Job aspirants can apply for the post through the official website of UPSC- upsc.nic.in on or before August 29, 2019. UPSC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Detail Designation & No. of Vacancies Assistant Library and Information Officer (Hindi) at Central Secretariat Library, Ministry of Culture – 1 Post Deputy Curator at National Gallery of Modern Art,…

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Bihar Technical Services Commission Extends Application Date For Staff Nurse, Tutor Recruitment

BTSC has extended last date to apply for Staff Nurse, Tutor jobs NEW DELHI:  Bihar Technical Services Commission (BTSC) has extended the last date to apply for Staff Nurse and Tutor recruitment. The last date has been extended by a month. Now instead of August 26, eligible candidates can complete the application forms till September 29, 2019. In July, the Commission had announced more than 9000 vacancies – 9130 vacancies for Staff Nurse Grade A post and 169 vacancies for Tutor post. Eligible candidates can apply online through official website, http://pariksha.nic.in. The…

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113 HEIs approved by UGC for Open Distance Learning

The University Grants Commission has recognized 113 Higher Education Institutes (HEI’s) for imparting Open and Distance Learning (ODL) for the 2019-20 academic session. The UGC has been implementing strict quality regulations for the Open and Distance Learning programme due to the increase in the interest of the students and an enrollment of 25 percent of students in the programme. Joint Secretary of UGC, Avichal Kapur stated that the UGC has approved close to 1500 new programmes under ODL which has received 18 lakh fresh admissions at the undergraduate and postgraduate…

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Education loan not enough? Take a top-up loan

The sanctioning of an additional loan or a top-up loan depends on the bank’s policies. The value of India’s currency is continuously falling and between January to September 2018, the value of rupee has declined by 12 per cent. The depreciation of the rupee against the dollar has affected a large number of people especially who have expenses in foreign currency. People who plan on sending their children abroad for studies, or people whose wards are already studying overseas, are the ones who are hit particularly hard. People generally take…

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SCCLCIL Recruitment 2019: Coal India subsidiary announces 88,585 vacancies; check details here

South Central Coalfields Limited (SCCLCIL) is inviting applications for recruitment to 88,585 posts. The subsidiary of Coal India Ltd announced the applications on Friday (16 August). The last date for SCCLCIL recruitment 2019 is October 19, 2019. Candidates who are interested in applying for the SCCLCIL jobs need to visit the official portal of the company- scclcil.in. The candidates also have to pay a prescribed fee. However, before applying for the vacancies, the candidates need to make sure that they fulfil SCCLCIL eligibility criteria. The posts notified by SCCLCIL comprise…

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SBI Clerk Exam Preparation Tips

The SBI clerk exam is one of the toughest examinations for entry-level positions in the banking industry. The examination is conducted nationwide to select clerks for the State Bank of India. This year, more than 8000 vacancies have been announced. In this article, we will discuss some tips to prepare for the SBI Clerk Exam: Prepare notes for General Awareness, Finance, and Computer Aptitude: Notes should be prepared for general awareness, financial awareness, and computer aptitude. These subjects require less practice than other subjects. On the other hand, they are…

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Admissions resume at Mumbai University’s distance learning institute

The registration process of University of Mumbai’s (MU) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) re-started on Friday. The registration process of University of Mumbai’s (MU) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) re-started on Friday. The move comes after IDOL recently received the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) affiliation for the academic year 2019-20 . “Registrations had begun on July 19, but we could not start the admissions process until the affiliation came through. The updated list of affiliated distance education institutes was released on Wednesday by UGC. Our admissions…

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My association with Sheila Dikshit was longer than my career: Sonia Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Saturday remembered former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as one who stood by her side in her “darkest years” and guided her “like an elder sister”. She praised her contribution at the helm of Delhi, describing Dikshit as the “best and most effective” CM the capital has had. Delivering the ‘Sheila Dikshit Memorial Speech’ at the Shankar Lal Auditorium, in Modern School, Gandhi said: “Rarely does history bring together compassion, statesmanship, efficiency and stamina in one person. Sheilaji was one such example in recent…

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Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2019 (Navik GD): Important Dates, Eligiblity, Selection Process

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2019 for Navik (GD): The Indian Coast Guard has notified about the recruitment to the post of Navik (General Duty). Here we have provided the complete information regarding the Indian Coast Guard (Navik GD) Recruitment such as eligibility, selection procedure, exam centres, Navik GD Job profile, training and so much more. Candidates who look forward to join the Indian Coast Guard and are 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics subject can apply for the post of Navik (GD) on 26 August 2019 @ joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Candidates will be allowed to…

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