UGC directs Deemed universities to maintain NAAC & NIRF ratings and their finances | 17 NOV 2022 |

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1. UGC directs Deemed universities to maintain NAAC & NIRF ratings and their finances.

Private universities aspiring to acquire the ‘deemed to be’ status and retain it for consecutive years will have to follow new regulations by the UGC As per the new regulations, institutions with as many as five departments that have NAAC accreditation of 3.1 consecutively for three years for two-thirds of their eligible programmes will get the deemed to be university status.

2. DU Notifies Batch Capacity For UG & PG Courses; Teachers Oppose Move.

Delhi University has announced the number of students in each batch for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, a move that has been opposed by teachers' organizations for what they called bigger-than-ideal batch sizes.

3. UGC To Conduct Workshop On NCrF To Create Awareness Among Stakeholders.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) will conduct a workshop on Draft National Credit Framework (NCrF) to create awareness among the stakeholders The workshop will aim to enrich knowledge of stakeholders on how the NCrF enables a learner to move between academic and vocational domains, exit, and re-enter the programmes by accumulating and transferring credits. 

4. 10% seat reservation announced under ‘PARVAAZ’ for children of martyred Forces Personnel & poor families.

The Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday announced reservation of 10% seats under ‘PARVAAZ’ initiative for the children of armed forces personnel who attained martyrdom in the line of duty in J&K and those from poor families.

5. Shiv Nadar School organizes three-day International Arts Festival.

Shiv Nadar School Noida recently held the fourth edition of its international arts festival ‘Kaafila’ The three-day annual arts festival was centered on the theme “Taking Pride in Love”, and witnessed participation from more than 18 schools across India.

6. Odisha CM announces Rs 100 crore annual award for education excellence.

Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced annual excellence in education award worth Rs 100 crore for school students, institutes and headmasters, teachers, school management committees and alumni.

7. Tamil Nadu CM launches breakfast scheme for temple-run schools & colleges.

The free of cost breakfast scheme for 4,000 students of educational institutions run by the popular Palani temple was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Wednesday Stalin inaugurated the scheme from here through video-conferencing for the students of 2 schools and 4 colleges in Dindigul district run by the shrine and the temple administration would bear the expenditure.

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