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UGC introduces ‘UTSAH’ Portal to Track Qualitative Reforms by HEIs

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently introduced a new portal to track the qualitative reforms undertaken by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in India. The portal, called Undertaking Transformative Strategies and Actions in Higher Education (UTSAH), aims to...

UGC Chief Announces Self-Assessment Platform ‘SATHEE’ for Students

The University Grants Commission (UGC) chief, M Jagadesh Kumar, recently announced the upcoming launch of a new self-assessment platform for Indian students called SATHEE (Self-Assessment for Talent Hunt through Efficient and Effective Testing), an e-platform that offers ...

More Than 70% of HEIs Lack NAAC Accreditation. Here’s Why.

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation is an essential body of the Indian Higher Education system. It serves as a ...

IIT to Open Campus in Tanzania

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are all set to expand their global presence with a new campus in Tanzania, East Africa, aiming to help close the skills gap in key industries...

UGC Releases Guidelines for Environmental Education

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken a significant step towards promoting environmental awareness and conservation by releasing Draft Guidelines and Curriculum...

Union Budget 2023: Analysis of the Education Allocation

The Union Budget 2023 was recently announced by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, with a total allocation of INR 1,12,899 crores to the Education sector. This shows a whopping...

Higher Education Enrollment Surpasses 4 Crore Mark

Higher education is a crucial aspect of personal and national development. With the rise in the number of colleges and universities in India, enrolment in higher education has also increased...

Industry-Relevant Disciplines To Be Added in Engineering Colleges: AICTE Chairman

In the academic year 2021–22, more than 4 lakh sanctioned seats in various engineering colleges across the nation remained unfilled. Out of the 12,53,337 sanctioned seats, close to 1/3rd remained vacant...

Foreign University Campuses in India: A Critical Analysis

The recent proposal by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to allow foreign universities to set up campuses in India has sparked a lively debate among educators and policymakers, whose supporters and opponents hold different views...

Dual Degrees Will Make Global Education Affordable for Indian Students: UGC Chief

Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), has announced that dual degree programs will make global education more affordable for Indian students. During...

The Year in Review: Higher Education Trends of 2022

The upGrad Campus Weekly Newsletter was initiated to inform the readers about Higher education institutions (HEIs) and their happenings within the higher education ecosystem. We have had the pleasure of publishing 40...

Teachers of HEIs to be Trained in Indian Knowledge Systems: UGC

In accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which emphasizes the integration of the Indian Knowledge System (IKS) in all levels of education, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced...

Industry Collaborations Must Progress Beyond IITs: Union Education Minister

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in line with the strengthening of research capacities, employability and the economy of our nation, has called upon the industries...

Adoption of Hybrid Learning Better Than Building More HEIs: AICTE

As a step towards the Digital Transformation of Higher Education, the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has recommended that...

AICTE gets New Chairman - Prof. TG Sitharam

In recent Higher Education news, Professor TG Sitharam, Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati), has been appointed as the new Chairman of the...

UGC ready to Celebrate 2023 as the “International Year of Millets”

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently issued a directive to all Higher Education Institutions to participate in the International Year of Millets (IYoM) 2023. This move aims to create awareness regarding...

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