George Yeo is Nalanda Varsity Chancellor

Amartya Sen will be replaced by former foreign minister of Singapore George Yeo Yong-Boon as the next chancellor of Nalanda University. Sen quit earlier this year, blaming it on the delay in approval to his second stint. External affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup informed that George Yeo, former FM of Singapore is to be the new Chancellor of More...

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By Reporter Education Insight On Friday, May 29th, 2015

Oxford University Nominates First Female Vice-Chancellor

Bringing to an end 785 years of male academic leadership, Oxford University has nominated its first ever female vice-chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, a political scientist. Currently the principal and vice-chancellor More...

By Reporter Education Insight On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

VC Selection Norms Tightened

The procedure for appointment of Vice Chancellors (VCs) in Central universities has been tightened by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). According to new norms, the members of the search-cum-selection More...

By Kalpesh Banker On Friday, June 14th, 2013

A N Rai appointed director of NAAC

AN Rai has been appointed as the new director of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Prof AN Rai is currently serving as the Vice Chancellor of the North More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Gulzar appointed as chancellor of Assam University

Gulzar Eminent poet, lyricist and director Sampooran Singh Kalra, popularly known as ‘Gulzar’, has taken over as the new Chancellor of Assam University, Silchar. Gulzar (79) has replaced Prof M S Swaminathan, More...

By Correspondent On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Prof Aslam appointed as full time Vice Chancellor of IGNOU

Prof M Aslam The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, in his capacity as the visitor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has appointed Prof Mohammad Aslam as the Vice Chancellor of the university. More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 29th, 2012

P Raju replaced K Sibal and appointed the new HRD Minister

MM Pallam Raju has replaced the former Union Minister for Human Resource and Development after the recent Cabinet shuffle. Taking over the charge from Kapil Sibal, he said that he will “carry forward the good More...

By Correspondent On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Akhilesh Gupta apponited as Secretary by UGC

Akhilesh Gupta, senior scientist working with the Department of Science and Technology has been appointed as a secretary by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Commission, at a meeting on October 22, also More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 15th, 2012

Delhi University to Appoint Teachers for its Four Year UG Course

Delhi University has decided to appoint teachers for its four-year undergraduate programme scheduled to begin from next year and the process for the appointment of teachers will start soon. According Vice-Chancellor More...

By Correspondent On Monday, October 15th, 2012

Prabhu Dev: Bangalore University VC Quits

N. Prabhu Dev, Bangalore University’s vice-chancellor  has submitted his resignation to the Governor on October 13th. As per the sources in Raj Bhavan, Prabhu Dev met the Governor and expressed willingness to More...