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IIM-A convocation cancelled

In view of the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the World Health Organization to avoid large gatherings since the eruption of the COVID-19 Corona Virus IIM-Ahmadabad has  decided to defer the Annual Convocation scheduled for 21st March 2020. The decision has been taken to preclude any risks to students and their extended families and friends …

QS World University Rankings 2020 by Subject reconfirms reputation of IITs, IIMs, AIIMS, and JNU

IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi rank among top 50 in Engineering & Technology, also features impressively in other subjects UK-based international higher education company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), which publishes international rankings of universities annually under its brand of QS World University Rankings® on March 4 released QS World University Rankings 2020 by Subject.  These rankings by subject rank the world’s top universities in …

HRD, Health Ministries issue advisories for students/schools on Novel Coronavirus, stress on prevention

HRD Ministry has issued an advisory to all the States and CBSE to direct schools under them to create awareness amongst the students about preventive interventions which can help to prevent/reduce the transmission of the Novel Coronavirus. HRD minister also shared a video where he is making appeal to student community and teachers to help in prevention of the epidemic …

300 administrators to be trained under UGC’s HE Leadership Development Programme

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced the launch of the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI)-funded Higher Education Leadership Development Programme for Administrators—Joint/Deputy/ Assistant Registrar and Registrar in Indian Universities to improve their knowledge, competencies, skills and behaviours. First batch of 300 such senior leaders, mid-senior level functionaries and academic faculty across Indian higher education institutes (HEIs) will be …

NZ Deputy PM visits IIT-D, endorses New Zealand Centre at IITD

Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, accompanied on his visit to IIT Delhi on Feb 27 by a high-ranking government delegation from his country, officially endorsed the New Zealand Centre at IIT-Delhi and recognised the growing research connections between the New Zealand universities and IIT Delhi. Earlier this month a delegation of New Zealand university academia …

Microsoft’s Young Innovators Summit showcases the role students can play in achieving more for the world before CEO Satya Nadella and school children in Delhi

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was in Delhi and held a conversation with Anant Maheshwari, President of Microsoft India at the Young Innovators Summit that saw a gathering of over 250 students and educators on Feb 26. Satya Nadella while speaking about the role that technology will play in transforming the education ecosystem over the next decade, outlining the opportunity students have …

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