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The UK Re-Introduced 2 Year Work Visa

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Work Visa For International Students Will Be 2 Years In The UK As per the current policy, students are permitted for four-month work visa post studies. International students at British universities are now permitted to stay for 2 years post their graduation.  The UK government decided to re-introduce this policy. This was revoked in 2012. […]

CAT 2017 registrations lower than 2016

  The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) has informed that an extended registration window propelled the Common Admission Test (CAT) registration numbers to nearly 231,000. But then as informed by the premier management of the country, despite all the efforts taken, these numbers have been recorded slightly below numbers recorded in 2016. IIM Extends Deadline […]

Delhi Government stops funding of 28 DU Colleges

Ban on Funding of 28 DU Colleges The Delhi government on Monday, July 30th ordered a stop on the funding of 28 Delhi University colleges. Colleges that are either fully or partially funded by the government are part of this list. The decision comes as an aftereffect  — following the varsity’s failure to appoint governing […]

Lok sabha  passes the IIM Bill giving autonomy to IIMs across country

IIM Bill 2017

In what Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar describes as “Historic”, Lok Sabha on Friday, July 28th Passed the IIM Bill. The bill grants statutory powers to all the IIMs in their running including appointment of directors, faculty members besides giving them powers to award degrees instead of post graduate diplomas.  According to the minister, […]

Three Internships Mandatory for All Engineering Courses.

three internships mandatory for all engineering courses

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said that a compulsion of summer internships will be levied on Engineering colleges. Till now only reputed engineering colleges had made internships mandatory. This in turn has been leaving many graduate engineers at a disadvantage due to lack of experience. AICTE data states that only 6.96 lakh students […]

Indian online education would be worth $1.96 billion by 2021

Search giant Google and the professional service firm KPMG recently conducted a survey on e-education market in India. Most Noteworthy results of the report was how online education in India would reach to worth $1.96 billion by 2021. So this would mean that e-education would hike to almost eight times to its current nature. In […]

Brain Gain than Brain Drain says Prakash Javadekar

Over the years, no other country has seen brain drain as much as India. Half of the world runs on Indian Brains including brands like Pepsico, google, Microsoft and Adobe. India is still spending huge on its education system and training skilled minds for job force. Union minister, Prakash Javadekar in his speech acknowledged the […]

Is the charm fading with 5916 seats vacant in Engineering?

It’s the time of year when colleges and students alike are seeking admissions and steeping into a new educational year. Amidst all the cut offs and screenings, admissions this year is seeing a fallout especially IITs. It is reported that about 5915 seats are still vacant in various IITs, NIITs and IIITs. This is even […]

IIT Madras conducts its Summer 2017 Summit in California

IIT Madras in California The Foundation Series – Summer 2017 Summit at Santa Clara, California, organised by the IIT Foundation, recently brought together the IIT Madras community, faculty, start-ups and alumni to collaborate with each other and with innovators in industry, academia, and think tanks. It was aimed at making plans for the future, discussing […]