UGC bans distance learning degree programmes in agriculture

UGC bans distance learning degree programmes in agriculture

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has prohibited imparting distance degree programmes in agriculture. The decision was taken by the higher education regulator at its last meeting on the ground that a degree programme in agriculture is technical in nature as it requires practicals or laboratory courses. “The Union Agriculture Ministry had referred the matter to the Commission, requesting it to consider prohibiting universities from offering Open and Distance Learning (ODL) degree programmes in agriculture,” a senior commission official said. As per UGC Open and Distance Learning Regulations, 2017, professional programmes…

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Must considerations for students while selecting an online course

Must considerations for students while selecting an online course

In the traditional scenario, the process of choosing the right University is fairly effortless where most students use online research to compare and select colleges and courses basis their interest and higher-secondary board results. However the dynamics of academic planning is completely divergent for an online learner who aspires to study off the campus, writes Shantanu Rooj, Founder & CEO, and Uditendu Bose, Vice President, SchoolGuru Eduserve Private Limited. Shantanu Rooj, Founder & CEO, Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd. Uditendu Bose, Vice President,SchoolGuru Eduserve Private Limited For today’s online learners, many considerations have…

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UGC allows all higher edu institutes to offer online courses: Is this a good move when classroom education is still filled with problems?

UGC allows all higher edu institutes to offer online courses: Is this a good move when classroom education is still filled with problems?

The UGC decision allowing higher education institutes to offer online courses could have many pros and cons. Check out the most common questions about the decision. The University Grants Commission (UGC) released a circular on January 4 inviting online applications from all from all eligible Higher Educational Institutions (HEls) to grant courses/programmes in online mode from 2019-20 academic session. This move takes forward the decision taken last year to open up HEIs to online courses to enhance access to higher education in India. But when even regular education mode with classroom teaching is…

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Bright Prospects For Open And Distance Education In Nigeria

Bright Prospects For Open And Distance Education In Nigeria

I recall the governor of Oyo State, Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, in his remark at the University of Ibadan’s 70th Foundations Day and admission to higher degrees (doctorate) and award of honourary degrees/fellowship ceremony held in the university’s International Conference Centre on Saturday, 17 December, 2018 referred to Unibadan as the intellectual capital of the nation. Interestingly, the University of Ibadan was recently ranked top 400 in World’s Medical Science. This is a true picture of the pedigree of the university, not only as the first in Nigeria but an…

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Calicut University B.Com. First Semester Result 2018 Declared @ Cupbresults.uoc.ac.in, Universityofcalicut.info

Calicut University B.Com. First Semester Result 2018 Declared @ Cupbresults.uoc.ac.in, Universityofcalicut.info

Calicut University B.Com. First Semester Result 2018 Declared New Delhi:  Calicut University has released the result for B.Com. first semester regular exam. The Calicut University has also released the B.Com. professional third semester November 2017 results yesterday. Though the result website for Calicut University was inaccessible yesterday, the website is available to check the results now (as on December 1, 2018). A source from the University has confirmed to NDTV yesterday that the result was released at 4:00 pm in the evening. The Calicut University results have been declared on cupbresults.uoc.ac.in. Calicut…

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Motihari University Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Anomalous Degree; HRD Looks For Fresh Appointment

Motihari University Vice Chancellor Resigns Over Anomalous Degree; HRD Looks For Fresh Appointment

The VC of the Bihar-based central university had tendered his resignation in October. New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has set in motion the process of appointment of a new Vice Chancellor (VC) for Motihari University in Bihar following the resignation of Arvind Kumar Agarwal from the top post over allegations of fudging his academic credentials. “The Ministry has invited applications for the post of Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari. Last date for receipt of applications is January 1, 2019,” a senior HRD Ministry official said. The VC of the…

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IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: Admit cards to be out soon @ignou.ac.in, steps to download

IGNOU OPENMAT 2018: Admit cards to be out soon @ignou.ac.in, steps to download

The admit cards of the OPENMAT 2018 will be released soon by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) on the official website, the link for which is ignou.ac.in Exam details: As per the schedule, the IGNOU OPNEMAT-XLIV is scheduled to be held on December 16 at various test centres. IGNOU OPENMAT Admit Card 2018: Steps to download Go to the official website, ignou.ac.in On the homepage, click on the link ‘OPENMAT’ admit card Enter your roll number and password in the space provided On submitting the same, the admit…

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Mumbai University Distance Education Programme De-Recognised By UGC

Mumbai University Distance Education Programme De-Recognised By UGC

Several students who enrolled into distance education programme offered by the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of the University of Mumbai have been sent in a lurch. The distance programme offered by University of Mumbai is no longer recognized by UGC. The Distance Education Bureau, UGC released the list of approved Distance Education Institutes and their corresponding courses for the academic year 2018-19 on October 3 this year. By the time the list was released, several Open Universities and Distance Education departments had completed the admission process. Students…

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Is Your Open And Distance Programme Fake? Check UGC Recognised University List Here

Is Your Open And Distance Programme Fake? Check UGC Recognised University List Here

  Several students who enrolled into distance education programmes offered by the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of the University of Mumbai woke upto the news recently that their Institute no longer has the required recognition from the UGC, official government body responsible for the Open and Distance programmes run in the country. University Grants Commission (UGC)’s Distance Education Bureau on October 3, 2018 released a list of Higher Education Institutions or universities in India recognized by the commission for academic year 2018-19 and onwards to conduct programmes…

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Mumbai University Distance Education Programme De-Recognised By UGC

Mumbai University Distance Education Programme De-Recognised By UGC

  Mumbai University Distance Education Programme De-Recognised By UGC New Delhi:  Several students who enrolled into distance education programme offered by the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) of the University of Mumbai have been sent in a lurch. The distance programme offered by University of Mumbai is no longer recognized by UGC. The Distance Education Bureau, UGC released the list of approved Distance Education Institutes and their corresponding courses for the academic year 2018-19 on October 3 this year. By the time the list was released, several Open…

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