RRB Recruitment 2019: Railways Issues New Notification, Apply Now For Multiple Vacancies

In another opportunity for aspirants seeking a job in the railway sector, Railway Recruitment Board has released a notification and invited applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Paramedical Categories. Interested candidates should apply for the vacancies on or before April 2, 2019 till 11.59 PM. Prior to applying for the positions, candidates are advised to go through the details provided below. NOTE: CANDIDATES WAITING FOR FINAL RESULTS OF PRESCRIBED EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION SHOULD NOT APPLY. Name of the Post and Vacancies: 1. Dietician- 04 2. Staff Nurse- 1109 3. Dental…

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Centre issues rules for 20 ‘World Class Institutes’

The Centre has notified regulations and guidelines for the establishment of 10 Institutes of Eminence in the public sector and another 10 in the private sector. These higher educational institutions are to be set up as a distinct category of the deemed universities and would be given greater academic, administrative and financial autonomy to enable them to earn the ‘world-class’ status in quality and standards. “There is a felt need to create a distinct category of deemed-to-be universities called Institutions of Eminence Deemed-to-be Universities, which shall be regulated differently from…

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Get your degrees online: UGC issues draft rules, Aadhaar likely to be made mandatory for courses

The examinations for the courses may be conducted on campus of higher educational institutions, with Aadhaar biometric authentication of each student.(Representative image)   In what might pave way for obtaining degrees online, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has drafted UGC (Online Education) regulations, 2017 and has sought public feedback till August 18. Once the regulations are in place, students and working professionals will be able to obtain a degree online, recognised by the UGC. Institutes will be able to offer online degrees in all fields, except engineering, medicine, dental, pharmacy,…

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Department of Education issues final regulation for postsecondary distance learning courses

The U.S. Department of Education released its final ruling on distance learning regulations that higher education institutions must comply with in order to offer financial aid to students taking such courses. The Higher Education Act requires colleges and universities to receive authorization from the state in which they are physically located in order to offer any type of financial aid to students. But there were no federal regulations for distance learning providers offering courses outside of their residing state, creating challenges such as verification of student identity and gaps in…

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