Education Dept Issues Safety Guidelines – better late than never

The recent rise in incidents of child abuse seems to have spurred the Department of Primary and Secondary Education into action. It has now issued a set of guidelines for parents, the police and school authorities on how to protect schoolchildren. The department formulated the rules in association with the Women and Child Welfare Department. […]

5 New IITs, IIMs announced

5 New IITs, IIMs announced

Ā As a part of the Union budget 2014 which was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Rs 500 crore has been allotted for setting up five new Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and four All India Institutes of Management Studies (AIIMS) across various states of the nation. The IITs […]

Coming soon: Railway University

Coming soon: Railway University

The government plans to set up a Railway University for technical and non-technical subjects and also have alliances with other technical institutions. The Indian Railways, which employs over 14 lakh people, will become a better training ground for students. Also on the anvil is an Innovation Incubation Center and internships for engineering and management students. […]

Karnataka Professional Educational Inst. Act to be implemented soon

Karnataka Professional Educational Inst. Act to be implemented soon

The Karnataka Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Determination of Fee) Act, 2006Ā  will beĀ implemented soon with some amendments to check irregularities in the admission and fee fixation in professional colleges in the state, by the Government of Karnataka.   Medical education minister Sharan Prakash Patil told the Assembly on Tuesday that the government […]

Engineering students may have to pay ‘Extra Fees’

Engineering students may have to pay ‘Extra Fees’

Engineering Students may have to cough-up the ‘extra fee’ this year too. Going by the websites of some Engineering colleges, the fee payable is more than the fee stipulated by the GovernmentĀ  A few engineering colleges announced the extra fees after a circular was issued by a One-man Committee appointed to look into the complaints […]

BU’s Multiple Exit Option’s spread to other universities.

BU’s Multiple Exit Option’s  spread to other universities.

The Karnataka State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) is mulling over a proposal to extend BangaloreĀ Universityā€™s move to offer multiple exit options to students in degree courses, Ā to all universities in the State. At a meeting of a three-member committee set up by KSHEC on Monday, a proposal on the above lines, wherein students will have […]