India to fund 1,000 PhD awards for study at IITs for ASEAN students

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            key move The initiative will fund 250 scholars this year, 300 in 2020 and 450 the year after, to enable PhDs at IITs prashant.n@htlive.com India on Monday formally launched an initiative to fund 1,000 scholars from south east Asian countries to pursue PhD at its 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), a move that could help internationalize ...

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Queen’s, Karta Initiative collaborate to provide educational opportunities for Indian students

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Queen’s University has entered a long-term contract with The Karta Initiative, an international charitable organization aiding students from emerging economies. The partnership will allow talented, low-income youth from rural India to study at Queen’s. “This partnership is part of our wide-ranging efforts to promote increased access to Queen’s for youth across Canada and around the ...

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George Brown deepens relationship with university in Northern India with pathway agreement

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George Brown College has built upon a decade-long relationship with Northern India’s Chitkara University through an agreement that will see eligible students from Chitkara receive advanced standing into the third year of George Brown’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce—Culinary Management program. “We share a commitment to preparing students for a diverse and global workplace,” said George ...

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DELHI government launches scheme to fund higher education of 100 Dalit students overseas

AAP government launches scheme to fund higher education of 100 Dalit students overseas

The Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday launched a scheme to fund higher eduction of around 100 Dalit students overseas. Meritorious students who have secured admission to M.Phil, PhD, LLM, M.Tech and other higher education courses in foreign universities will be eligible to apply under the scheme, Delhi's SC/ST Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said. The applicants should ...

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UGC directs Universities to take part in Fit India Movement on August 29

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The University Grant Commission (UGC) on Friday 23rd August 23, 2019 released a letter informing that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be launching Fit India Movement on August 29, 2019, from Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium at New Delhi. ‘Fit India‘ will provides a unique and exciting opportunity to work towards a healthier India and this movement will take ...

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JNU starts AR based Organic Chemistry 1 MOOC in M.Sc

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has started Organic Chemistry 1 MOOC, 15 week course for first semester M.Sc Chemistry students through the SWAYAM platform. The course is of 15 week and comprises 40 modules and 4 credit and had attracted over 2000 students from India and abroad. The MOOC with the help of IIT-Bombay has introduced the augmented reality ...

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Delhi University launches free Happiness Certificate Course, toppers to be sent to Europe

The course aims to help students understand, identify and the underlying causes of stress and anxiety.

The course aims to help students understand, identify and the underlying causes of stress and anxiety. elhi University’s (DU) Ramanujan College (earlier known as Desh bhanu Evening College) has begun with the first-ever batch of happiness classes in the university. A six-month certificate programme will consist of 45 students across the university and is being launched ...

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Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill

Indian Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the biggest reforms that will end inspector raj’ in the medical education sector. The bill that seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 was ...

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AICTE mandate Skilling course for TECH Colleges

The 20-hour course available free of cost will teach soft skills, corporate etiquette, CV writing to students DELHI | MUMBAI, July 10, 2019: TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has announced a collaboration with the All India Council for Technical ...

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IIT Kanpur to assist UP police in solving crime using AI, drone, analytics, DNA forensics

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Uttar Pradesh Police to pursue research on data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and drone and surveillance technologies. The IIT Kanpur, director, Abhay Karandikar informed through a post on Twitter that the institute has roped in professor Arvind Verma, faculty at ...

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Smart India Hackthon 2019

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Smart India Hackathon 2019 is a nationwide initiative to provide students a platform to solve some of pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving. The last edition of the hackathon saw over 5 million+ students from various engineering colleges compete for ...

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Govt scholarship to check brain drain, INDIA

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            NEW DELHI: For decades, India has quietly coped with the phenomenon called brain drain — its best young talent, from engineers and scientists to IT graduates and business professionals, moving overseas for higher studies or jobs in search of faster growth opportunities and a better quality of life. Now, the human resource development (HRD) ministry is ...

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10 India universities form campus cos for ₹1k cr upgrade

Ten high-performing state universities across India are set to undergo a Rs 100-crore upgrade each this academic year as they are forming campus companiesspecial purpose vehicles—to receive grants directly from the Centre, reports Hemali Chhapia. Besides, they will be mentored by seven US universities, including Cornell, UPenn and UC Berkeley, in various disciplines. Pune’s Savitribai Phule ...

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Ottawa taps CICan to provide services for newcomers to Canada

Colleges and Institutes Canada announced that it has been selected by the federal government to provide pre-arrival services for future Canadians. CICan’s Canadian Immigrant Integration Program will reportedly continue to operate field offices in India and the Philippines in order to connect newcomers with a variety of services and supports, such as those offered by Canadian ...

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Indian students are UBC’s fastest-growing international group: Study

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A new study out of the University of British Columbia reports that although students from China continue to represent the university’s largest international student demographic, Indian students are its largest growing student group. According to the Daily Hive, Indian enrolment in undergraduate programs at UBC’s Vancouver campus increased from 200 students in the 2013-14 academic year ...

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RRU, Indian college group sign MOU for program pathways

  Royal Roads University and the St Soldier Group of Institutions in India have signed a new memorandum of understanding. The MOU will enable students from the group’s 19 colleges to apply their diploma credits towards an undergraduate degree in business administration, international hotel management, or global tourism management at RRU. “St Soldier Group of Institutions has ...

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U OF T AIMS TO CONTRIBUTE TO INDIA’S SMART CITIES MISSION

Ted Sargent from U of T talks about Indo-Canadian partnership to foster research innovation and entrepreneurial culture in India Rajlakshmi.Ghosh@timesgroup.com University of Toronto (Uof T) and Tata Trusts have entered into a collaboration to set up an urban research centre and an entrepreneurship hub in India. The aim is to create opportunities for scholars and innovators in ...

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