Top Universities, Colleges in India: Here Are Govt’s 2017 Rankings

Top Universities, Colleges in India: Here Are Govt’s 2017 Rankings

New draft education policy by December: Smriti Irani

  New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Monday released the NIRF rankings, as per which the Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru in Karnataka is No 1 higher educational institute while the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad in Gujarat is the top management institute. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has been ranked as ...

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Canada to invest over $117M to attract world’s top researchers

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The federal government has formally announced that it will invest over $117M to attract “world-leading scholars and researchers who will help further the country’s reputation as a global centre of excellence in science, research and innovation.” Earlier this week, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced that the funds will be provided over the next eight ...

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Double-fortified salt – developed by U of T research – fights iron deficiency in India

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Double-fortified salt – developed at U of T to add more iron and iodine to the diets of those who don't get enough – is now being distributed to 24 million people in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Tata Trusts, India’s largest charitable foundation, is supporting the state government to procure and distribute the product while ...

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Canada launches new platform for collaboration between PSE, public servants

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        The Canadian government has created a new online resource to offer academics and students new ways to connect and work with Canada’s public service. Natalie Samson of University Affairs notes that the platform, called GCcollab.ca, grew out of an open-source communication interface that government employees have been using for years. Samson reports that the new ...

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Applications to Canadian universities spike in wake of Trump’s election

The surge in website traffic and enrolment inquiries that occurred at Canadian universities following the election of Donald Trump in November 2016 is now translating into applications, according to the Associated Press. Applications to the University of Toronto from American students have reportedly jumped 70% compared to this time last year, while several other Canadian ...

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MOOC expert to work with McMaster on new approaches to teaching and learning

  McMaster University is set to begin new research on MOOCs and related teaching tools with the help of a global expert. As the new Santiago Ramón y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning at McMaster’s Paul R MacPherson Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Excellence in Teaching, Barbara Oakley will collaborate with McMaster faculty members ...

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Seneca receives CPA accreditation

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Seneca College has issued a release stating that it is the first college in Canada to receive accreditation from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario under the CPA National Recognition and Accreditation Standards for Post-Secondary Institutions. CPA Accreditation allows successful graduates of Seneca’s Professional Accountancy program who have completed Seneca’s Bachelor of Commerce - International ...

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McMaster to launch degree combining engineering and health sciences

McMaster University will be launching a new Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences Program in September 2017. McMaster states that the program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students will take a common first year before entering either the Bachelor of Engineering and Biomedical Engineering or the Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences in Health, Engineering Science and ...

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Changes to immigration policy offer new benefits to students with Canadian degrees

Canada has introduced new changes to its immigration policy that will provide additional advantages to international students with Canadian degrees, reports Canadian Business. The changes award additional points within Canada's Express Entry system to applicants whose degrees were obtained in Canada. Previously, applicants could earn up to 150 points for their educational qualifications, and the ...

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Ministry of External Affairs,Govt. of India Starts “Student Registration” Module for Student Abroad

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  Click On Image or Here For New Registration Consular Services Management System  Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India   'Government of India Launches Registration Module for Indian Students Studying Abroad to Reach in Emergency   Please register as MADAD user if you have any grievance related to consular services offered by Indian Missions/Posts abroad or are an Indian student studying/planning ...

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Universities Canada adopts non-discrimination bylaw

Universities Canada’s members have voted to adopt a new non-discrimination bylaw that commits all members to adopt policies and practices that ensure the equal treatment of all persons at those universities. The criterion specifically states that member institutions will not discriminate on the basis of “of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical or mental disability, ...

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Maclean’s releases 2017 university rankings

Maclean’s has released its 2017 university rankings for the categories of Comprehensive, Primarily Undergraduate, and Medical Doctoral. The Comprehensive category, which covers universities that conduct a significant amount of research and offer a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, was topped by Simon Fraser University, followed by the University of Waterloo and the ...

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Indian universities go headhunting abroad

'COIMBATORE: Dr Arvind Perathur was a successful physician at Albany Medical Centre, New York State University, until a couple of months ago. Last month, he returned to India to join Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. Like Arvind, many Indian academicians and professionals working abroad are returning to India to join as faculties in premier educational ...

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Canadian universities feature among world’s best in Better World MBA Rankings

Five Canada universities have made the top 15 in the Better World MBA Ranking, a major global ranking that evaluates graduate business programs on their integration of sustainability into the education of future business leaders. Released by Toronto-based media and research company Corporate Knights, the rankings named York University’s Schulich School of Business #1 in ...

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