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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Over 400 Indian students admitted to Niagara told to retake IELTS

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Niagara College has told more than 400 Indian students that they must retake their English language test or risk losing their offers of admission for January 2019, reports the Hamilton Spectator. Steve Hudson, Niagara’s VP of Academic and Learner Services, said that the number of non-native speakers who were flagged by faculty as academically “at-risk” surged ...

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UGC asks varsities to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day

In a letter sent to the heads of such institutions, the commission asked them to acknowledge the 'supreme sacrifices' made by our valiant Armed Forces personnel   The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all the universities across the country to observe December 7 as the Armed Forces Flag Day to commemorate the “supreme sacrifices” made by ...

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Research Infosource releases Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2018

  Research Infosource has released the Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2018 rankings. In the overall rankings, the University of Toronto took first place, followed by the University of British Columbia, Université de Montréal, McGill University, and the University of Alberta. In the Research Universities of the Year listings, the Medical category was lead by UofT, ...

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BC announces subsidized international student health care

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            The Government of British Columbia is preparing to fully subsidize public health care for international students. Graeme Wood of Glacier Media writes that the subsidy poses a potential annual cost of $100M. BCCFS Chairperson Aran Armutlu told Wood that international students deserve the same concessions as domestic students who enjoy free health care, adding that international student fees ...

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Maclean’s releases full 2019 university rankings

Maclean's has released its 2019 University Rankings. The top three schools in the Primarily Undergraduate category were Mount Allison University, the University of Northern British Columbia, and Trent University; the top three schools in the Comprehensive category were Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, and University of Waterloo. In the Medical Doctoral Schools category, the ...

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Make Social Service Mandatory For Students, says Vice President

Make Social Service Mandatory For Students, says Vice President

He was addressing the valedictory function of the V P Deenadayalu Naidu's centenary celebrations(file) BENGALURU:  Urging teachers to teach students morals, values and ethics, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised educational institutions to make social service mandatory for their wards. "Make social service or service to armed forces or voluntary organisations like National Service Scheme ...

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Academicians Give Thumbs Down To Centre’s Move To Scrap UGC

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The HRD Ministry announced its decision to replace the UGC with the HECI last week. NEW DELHI: Academicians have questioned the centre's move to scrap University Grants Commission (UGC) and said politicians should not be involved in academic matters. Last week, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had released a draft regulation to repeal UGC Act, 1951 and to ...

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IIT Kharagpur announces scholarships, awards for students

IIT Kharagpur announces scholarships, awards for students

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has announced several new awards and scholarships for its undergraduate students for academics and research following donations by many alumni and corporate. As per the official press release, the IIT Kharagpur will give nine scholarships and two awards. They will be given this month onwards. Here's what Dean, Alumni Affairs at IIT ...

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