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ASRB NET 2014: Notification

August 20, 2014 at 11:41AM

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) will conduct National Eligibility Test (NET-II)/Agricultural Research Service (ARS-Preliminary)-2014 exam from September 22, 2014 to September 28, 2014.

ASRB NET is conducted in online mode at 23 cent…

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Gujarat's huge privatisation of education is "not inclusive". It hasn't generated jobs or improved quality

August 20, 2014 at 11:20AM

A top Gandhian educationist has come down heavily on the Gujarat government’s movement over last nearly a decade towards privatizing higher education, saying it does not reflect in any way the state’s movement towards inclusiveness. Prof Sudarshan Iy…

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Rethink required to improve higher education: UGC chief

August 19, 2014 at 02:58PM

University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Ved Prakash said Thursday major rethinking was required to make institutions of higher education compete at the international level.

Addressing universities across the country from Panjab University (PU) c…

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Want a PhD? Get One in Sri Lanka for Rs 3L

August 18, 2014 at 05:17PM

Vasudeva Sharma was shocked when two men walked into his office with an offer last week. They placed on his desk an application that would fetch him an honorary doctorate from a Sri Lankan University. “They told me I had to pay $3,500 (Rs 2.14 lakh) …

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Worded in bad grammar, fake UGC ‘circular’ makes tall demands

August 18, 2014 at 05:01PM

If one has to go by a University Grants Commission (UGC) 'circular' doing the rounds in Mumbai's teaching fraternity, doctoral candidates will have to submit three books written by them on the research topic to get their PhD degrees. 

The fake circul…

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PhD in chocolate – a sweet job on offer at Cambridge University

August 18, 2014 at 04:52PM

It could be a sweet job for the right candidate, but demands a good university degree, engineering and physics skills, a track record in scientific experimentation, extensive experience of studying soft solids, and good maths. A sweet tooth might a…

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Dates Extended for CSIR NET JRF December 2014 Exam

August 14, 2014 at 11:21AM

CSIR notified that the last date for deposit of fee and submission of Online Application has been extended up to 22 August 2014 and 23 August 2014

Important Dates:

Date of close of deposit of fee : 22 August 2014
Date of Close of Online Submi…

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Subject wise experteye: 'India a test bed for linguistics'

August 13, 2014 at 05:57PM

Sonali Kulkarni, head, department of linguistics, Deccan College, and treasurer, Linguistic Society of India, talks to Kanchan Gogate about the rising global demand for linguists. 

What are the possibilities in linguistics as a career today? 


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UGC asks universities to fill vacant posts of teachers

August 13, 2014 at 05:53PM

UGC has asked all central universities to identify reasons for teaching posts lying vacant and make concerted efforts to fill them up, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. 

Out of the 16,692 sanctioned post, 6251 teaching posts are lying vacant. 

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We are faced with scarcity of good teachers: President Pranab Mukherjee

August 13, 2014 at 05:52PM

Raising concern about the quality of higher education in India, President Pranab Mukherjee has said there is a scarcity of good teachers in our universities.

"The challenge before us is two-fold — fill up vacant teaching positions, and attract the b…

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