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New formula of UGC for reservation in Teaching posts

Govt nod for UGC formula to hit SC/ST, OBC faculty numbers   The new reservation formula is in response to a direction of the Allahabad High Court in April 2017. Hearing a case on teachers’ recruitment at the Banaras Hindu University, the court said each department, rather than the entire university, should be treated as the […]

Rs 80,000 Fellowship for PhD Scholars-The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme

The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme with Rs 80,000 Fellowship   Important Dates for The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme   Commencement of submission of applications: 24 February 2018 Deadline for submission of the applications: 31 March 2018 Tentative dates for interviews at Nodal institutions: 15 May 2018 onwards Tentative date for announcement of […]

New Clarification for UGC Minimum Qualification for Appointment of Teachers

The following clarification is issued in respect of UGC (Minimum Qualifications for Appointment of Teachers and other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education) (4th Amendment), Regulations, 2016 for the candidates registered for Ph.D. Degree prior on July 1 1. 2009:- “The research papers of the […]

UGC decision may reduce SC, ST and OBC faculty posts

  The number of SC, ST and OBC faculty on university campuses could shrink if the HRD Ministry decides to accept the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) new formula for implementing reservation in teaching posts. In a decision taken last month, the UGC resolved that the number of reserved faculty posts shall be calculated department-wise and […]

Centre to Provide Monthly Fellowship of Rs 70,000 for PhD Researchers

    The Union Government will now grant Rs. 70,000 as monthly fellowship to 2,000 PhD scholars across IITs and IISc in the country. Union higher education secretary Kewal Kumar Sharma has said this at the 67th Foundation Day function of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur at its Kharagpur campus in West Midnapore district […]

Must Read – Some Important Changes for CBSE UGC NET Nov 2017

CBSE conducts National Eligibility Test of UGC for inviting applicants for pursuing Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship in universities and colleges across India. To appear for the Exam, the candidates must know about the CBSE UGC Eligibility Criteria, to check whether they are eligible to apply for CBSE UGC NET Exam. The University Grant Commission is likely to […]

Qualifying Criteria for UGC NET Exam – 6% of Appeared Candidates

Public Notice for Qualifying Criteria for UGC NET Exam Nov 2017   University Grants Commission wishes to clarify that earlier qualifying criteria for UGC-NET Exam involved qualifying top 15% of those candidates in each subject and category, who obtained the minimum required marks in paper-I, paper-II & paper-III according to the category of the candidates. […]

Requirement of Aadhaar for the Applicants of UGC-NET(November)2017

Public Notice   Requirement of Aadhaar for the Applicants of UGC-NET(November)2017   In reference to notification for UGC-NET(November) 2017 published in the news papers regarding schedule of filling online application for the said examination, following is being informed: 1. The use of Aadhaar for the applicants of UGC-NET(November) 2017 will result in accuracy of the […]

Review of the NET and non-NET Fellowship by MHRD

Review of the University Grants Commission (UGC) fellowships (NET and non-NET)      As a part of the overall process of bringing about change in the higher education sector, and improving access, quality, impact and equity     in the Universities, the Ministry of Human Resource Development is in the process of reviewing the current […]

Students protest for non-NET fellowship despite Smriti Irani’s assurance

A protest by students in New Delhi against the UGC’s move to scrap non-NET fellowship escalated on Tuesday and led to police detaining scores of them as they refused to budge from outside the commission’s office even after the HRD Ministry’s assurance. Police officials claimed that they resorted to mild force only when the protesters […]

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