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Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

Attention, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University is launching a new course on the singer to teach about black feminism

Rejoice, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about the popular singer, Beyonce, from the next academic session. The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies is offering the class titled ‘Beyonce, Gender and Race’ and same will be taught in the same way as any other culture and literature class. Understanding black feminism The class will analyse ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Oxford and Cambridge top world university rankings

  Students relax outside in Peckwater Quadrangle, Christ Church, Oxford University. Photograph: Robert Harding World Imagery/Alamy Oxford and Cambridge have grabbed the top slots in the musical chairs of the international university league table, despite fears that British higher education is facing disruption over funding and student tuition fees. The latest rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) put Oxford on top for ... Read More »

IIMC deemed university status idea to be studied by new UGC panel

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has set up a panel to study a proposal to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). The IIMC, one of the prestigious journalism schools in the country which functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, offers diploma courses in journalism, advertising and public relations. According to a senior ... Read More »

India ahead of China for a decade: Harvard University

According to the Harvard University’s Centre for International Development (CID) growth projections, “India has made inroads in diversifying its export base to include more complex sectors, such as chemicals, vehicles, and certain electronics.” India ahead of China for a decade China’s economic expansion rate dropped from 6.7 per cent (2016) to 4.4 per cent and will continue for the coming ... Read More »

India’s first Dalit University to be established in Hyderabad by 2018

In a first, the Telangana government has plans to set up a university only for Dalit students. A proposal is under consideration to establish an exclusive university for Dalit students in Hyderabad. Representative image In a first, the Telangana government has plans to set up a university only for Dalit students who are aiming to pursue their post-graduation in the ... Read More »

Calicut University to release fourth allotment result at cuonline.ac.in

Calicut University allotment: Calicut Unversity will soon release the results of the undergraduate courses fourth allotment 2017. Candidates can check their trial allotment result from the official website (see steps below to know how). The university had released the first allotment results on June 13. The online registrations for Centralised Admission Process (CAP) were submitted from May 20 to June ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Telangana rank list released by KNR university, Lakkimsetti Thrinath is state topper

KNR University of Health Sciences, Telangana had declared the results for the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on June 23 and Lakkimsetti Arnav Thrinath has scored the highest among all students in Telangana. Thrinath, who is from the OBC category, has secured the rank 14 in NEET with a score of 685. Closely following in second place among Telangana ... Read More »

500 new seats added by Delhi University for non-collegiate courses

500 new seats added by Delhi University for non-collegiate courses A new teaching centre has been set up by the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) of DU, increasing the seats by 500. NCWEB offers BA and BCom courses, MSc (Mathematics) and MA in 13 subjects. DU Admissions 2017 A new teaching centre has been set up by the Non-Collegiate Women’s ... Read More »