Distance education courses of Mumbai University and 34 others ‘derecognised’

Distance education courses of Mumbai University and 34 others ‘derecognised’

Mumbai University. MUMBAI: With the University Grants Commission (UGC) cancelling the recognition of distance education coursesoffered by 35 state and central universities, the future of lakhs of higher education aspirants across the country now seems to be have plunged into uncertainty. The institutes have been given a month to submit their explanation to seek reversal of the UGC’s decision. On Friday, the UGC’s distance education bureau notified that universities not running the same/similar course in regular mode for the past five years would also not receive recognition. In case of professional courses such as…

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‘Will save distance education courses’

‘Will save distance education courses’

Representative image MUMBAI: Distance educationinstitutes across the country are busy complying with the provisions of the UGC distance education regulations, which tighten quality standards. On Friday, the UGC released a list of programmes permitted to admit students for the academic year 2018-2019. The recognition period is two to five years, based on regulations. Missing in that list are programmes from 35 public universities and many of them are now awaiting the UGC’s clarification on programme-wise deficiencies. In a public notice issued on Monday, the UGC said its regulations had multi-step recognition…

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HPU distance education centre derecognised

HPU distance education centre derecognised

The lackadaisical approach of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) towards the directions of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has resulted in the derecognition of the International Centre of Distance Education and Open Learning (ICDEOL), leaving 25,000 students in the lurch.The career of the students is at stake as the team of the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission, which inspected the facilities, infrastructure and faculty, gave 3.21 points to the centre against the minimum requirement of 3.26.The UGC has directed the university not to enrol more students in any course for…

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Delhi University admissions expose sorry state of ancient Indian languages

Delhi University admissions expose sorry state of ancient Indian languages

Five years and two degrees later, Pooja is unsure of what value her higher education in Sanskrit will hold in the future. How many times will she have to appear for the National Eligibility Test before qualifying as a lecturer? Will she ever get a job? Or will her efforts be rendered futile and she will have to sit at home? These are some of the many concerns worrying 23-year-old Pooja, who initially wanted to pursue a course in History, but took up Sanskrit after failing to make the cut…

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DU law entrance test result 2018 withdrawn within an hour of publishing

DU law entrance test result 2018 withdrawn within an hour of publishing

Flooded with complaints of irregularities, Delhi University’s Law Faculty on Wednesday withdrew results for its undergraduate entrance test within an hour of publishing it on its website. The results for the entrance test — conducted online on June 18 — was published at 11 am on Wednesday and was taken down an hour later when many students alleged receiving less than expected marks and many others were unable to find their names in the list. “The results were announced at 11 am but many students found that they had scored…

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SBI PO Prelims result 2018 expected in a few days, here’s how to check

SBI PO Prelims result 2018 expected in a few days, here’s how to check

The State Bank of India (SBI) is expected to declare the results of the preliminary examination for the recruitment of 2,000 probationary officers (PO) in the state-run bank on its official website on July 15. Category-wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the preliminary exam, which were held on July 1, 7 and 8, to shortlist candidates for the main exam. Here’s how to check SBI PO Prelims result 2018 after it is declared: 1) Visit the career section of SBI’s official website…

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3 Ways To Recruit the Best Talent

3 Ways To Recruit the Best Talent

If you are looking to grow your business and be as productive as possible, you need a qualified and capable staff working for you. Given the competitive nature of many fields today, this is becoming increasingly difficult. You need to be creative in searching for new talent, and you often need to think outside the box. With that in mind, consider the following three ways to recruit the best talent for your organization today. Use a Talent Agency If you are serious about recruiting the best, you might want to…

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DCU Executive MBA Scholarship 2018 in Ireland

DCU Executive MBA Scholarship 2018 in Ireland

  As one of Europe’s most dynamic young business schools, DCU Business School is truly alive with ambition. They have redefined the boundaries of the traditional business school, collaborating on multiple levels with business, with industry and with the government. Being responsive to the needs of people, organisations, economies and societies is at the heart of all of our programmes, and it gives us a momentum not readily achieved by older institutions. Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at…

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California Will Be Fourth State to Sue Navient Over Student Loans

California Will Be Fourth State to Sue Navient Over Student Loans

The legal problems facing Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan debt collectors, mounted on Thursday as California’s attorney general said he would file a lawsuit accusing the company of widespread deceptions and mistakes that cost borrowers millions of dollars. The accusations echo those in a major enforcement case against Navientthat was started by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last year, in the final days of President Obama’s administration. The bureau is still pursuing the case, but consumer advocates fear it will be dropped or settled by Mick Mulvaney, the…

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These 6 online-courses will make you a cybersecurity expert

These 6 online-courses will make you a cybersecurity expert

Growing dependency on computer systems and Internet has made almost everyone vulnerable to cyber attacks. From home users to companies, hospitals, banks, governments, everyone is at risk. While organizations need cybersecurity professionals to protect against these attacks, there’s an acute shortage of such experts. So, cybersecurity has become an important tech skill to possess. Here are 6 online courses to help you learn cybersecurity. This will help you understand what cybersecurity is all about Heimdal Security, a software company specializing in information security tools and systems, offers a five-week “Cyber Security for Beginners”…

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