Thursday, December 03, 2020

Campus Buzz

PU B.Ed Admissions 2020 for EWS from Dec. 1

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University, Chandigarh, on the basis of  instructions of Director, Higher Education, Chandigarh Administration has issued guidelines for B.Ed Admissions for Colleges of Education ,situated in Chandigarh only and affiliated to Panjab University .  

Gian Sagar all set to welcome new MBBS students

PATIALA: The Gian Sagar Hospital run by the Gian Sagar Educational and Charitable Trust is all set to welcome new students of the MBBS course as counselling for medical college admissions at the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences has been completed.

Pharmacy Week: Faculty devp programme at RBU

MOHALI: The University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Rayat Bahra University organised a e-Faculty Development Programme `Contemporary Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Endeavouring to create Frontline Health Professionals ” to mark 59th National Pharmacy Week

CBSE announces tentative Class 12 practical exam dates, sets SOPs for exams

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released the tentative dates for the Class 12th board practical exams 2020-21 amid the speculation of postponing or cancellation of the exams in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Board will conduct practical exams for Class 12th from January 1 till February 8 as per tentative dates. CBSE has clarified that the exact dates for the exams would be notified later.

PUCA Congratulates Dr. Buta Singh Sidhu on Becoming New Vice Chancellor of MRS PTU, Bathinda

MOHALI: Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) congratulated Dr. Buta Singh Sidhu for becoming new Vice-chancellor of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda.

Aryans gets “Best Private Law College in Punjab” award in Asian Achievers Award 2020

MOHALI:Aryans College of Law, Rajpura, near Chandigarh was awarded for “Best Private Law
College in Punjab". The award was conferred upon Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans
Group of Colleges in a virtual award ceremony.  Mr Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Indian
Emissary to the G20 and G7 and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Government of India,
Mr Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State of Micro. 

Khalsa College Governing Council-A leading Educational Management

AMRITSAR: The historic Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) opened 11 Colleges/Schools in the last decade and most of these are professional institutions. The Society is committed to fulfil the dream of its founding fathers to provide scientific knowledge and dissemination of education to every strata of society. It has emerged as one of the most prestigious bodies, managing educational institutions in the country.

Asian, Indian applicants lose case over admissions at Harvard

NEW YORK: A US federal appeals court has ruled against Asian students, a category that also includes Indians, in a case they brought against the Harvard University, saying that it discriminated against them in admissions and it was likely to end up in the Supreme Court.

2nd Convocation for intl students at Rayat Bahra University

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University held the second convocation of international students here today where students from different countries, Zambia, Ghana, Afghanistan, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Malawi and Nigeria, were awarded degrees.

5 RBU students complete ISRO course

MOHALI: Five students of the Rayat Bahra University have successfully completed the online Course on Basics of Geocomputation and Geoweb Services, organised by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) through their center IIRS (Indian Institute of Remote Sensing), Dehradun.

746 KGVs in UP to have smart classes

LUCKNOW:The students of the 746 Kasturba Gandhi Vidyalayas (KGV) of the state, who come from the weaker sections of the society, will now study in smart classes.
The KGVs provide free education to all such girls.

Guru Ram Das Gurpurab celebrated with religious fervor at Khalsa College

AMRITSAR: The `Gurpurab’ of Sri Guru Ram Das Ji, Sikhs’ fourth Guru was today celebrated with religious fervor and devotion at Khalsa College campus by Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC). The Gurdwara Sahib was tastefully decorated and Bhai Karaj Singh and his associates recited hymns from Gurbani with their mesmerising Gurmat sangeet.

JAC rejects new Post Matric Scholarship Scheme of Punjab Govt

MOHALI: Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) has rejected new Post Matric Scholarship declared by Punjab Govt. recently JAC said that the new education policy is meant for 2020-21. But our first question to Govt is what about the pending Post matric Scholarship of the year 2016-17 (415.60 crore), 2017-18 (Rs 538 crore); 2018-19 (Rs 437.19 crore) and 2019-20 (around 450 crore) which is accumulated to 1850 crores?

Parent-teacher meetings to be held on 2nd and 3rd November to improve students' learning

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department has directed to conduct parent-teacher meetings in all the schools on November 2nd and 3rd, 2020 to evaluate and further improve the education of the students from class I to X11.

Virtual national unity day celebration @ GNA University

PHAGWARA:GNA University celebrated National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) in the virtual form as per the directions from theUniversity Grants Commission. Students and faculty members graced the occasion on the virtual platform with a clear objective to to mark the birth anniversary of Iron Man of India--Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Class 8 student aims to light his path to entrepreneurial success

GORAKHPUR(UP):Amar Prajapati is aged just 14, and is a Class 8 student. Nothing unusual, one may say. But what sets him apart from his peers is his strong entrepreneurial streak that led him to start a LED-manufacturing company at an age when most youngsters are grappling with academic and other issues.

Spreading Science Communication through journalism need of the hour

KAPURTHALA:Pushpa Gujral Science City jointly with Vigyan Prasar organized the webinar on Science Journalism to promote scientific temper and develop a spirit of enquiry in society .The webinar was attendant by 300 participant including students and teachers of Journalism & Mass Communication from different Universities and colleges from different parts of country.

RBU students crack NIPER JEE

MOHALI:Ambuz Bhatia and Amit Bhagat, B. Pharmacy students Batch 2016-2020 from University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rayat Bahra University, have done the university proud by cracking the NIPER JEE 2020 with good all India ranking. 

Virtual celebration of animation day @ GNA University

PHAGWARA:Faculty of Animation and Multimedia of GNA University celebrated the International Animation Day with full enthusiasm with a range of online events. The event was inaugurated with the blessings of S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, Pro-Chancellor, GNA University. The Pro-Chancellor expressed, “GNA University is really delighted to have such events in the University which make the growth of every individual.” He even wished to have this International Animation Day 2020 a memorable & annual event.

Govt overturns DU's pro-VC's removal, calls it invalid

NEW DELHI:The chaos at Delhi University has intensified following a Central government move. A late night order by the Department of Education of Union Education Ministry issued has reversed the order by Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Delhi University Yogesh Tyagi to remove the pro-VC P.C. Joshi, stating that the latter will "act as a vice-chancellor and all the orders to be issued under the statutes with the approval of Vice-Chancellor should be issued with the approval of Pro-Vice Chancellor P.C. Joshi".

Union Minister of Education dedicates the permanent campus of IIT Ropar to the nation

ROPAR: Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today dedicated permanent campus of IIT Ropar to the nation. Minister of State for Education, Sanjay Dhotre also graced the occasion. Prof. Sarit K Das, Director, IIT Ropar and Shri Ravinder Kumar, Registrar, IIT Ropar and the other dignitaries also participated in the event.

Punjabi University and Punjab Agro developed poultry feed supplement 'Limopan' from kinnow peels

CHANDIGARH:Punjabi University, Patiala and Punjab Agro Chandigarh, in a joint collaboration, have developed a product, LimoPan, which is a bioengineered nutraceutical derived from kinnow peels. It is a poultry feed supplement with the ability to replace the use of anti-biotics in poultry feed.

Vet varsity organises virtual career counselling on fisheries

LUDHIANA:College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), organised an online career counselling session for fisheries students in collaboration with faculty of University of Tasmania, Australia (UTAS) and international overseas education consultants in India, AECC Global India. Over 60 UG and PG students attended the session.

International Chef's day @ Gna University

PHAGWARA:Pandemic has damaged a lot in the recent times but one thing GNA University will never let it fade away is the spirit of learning. The Faculty of Hospitality @ GNA University along with the students celebrated International Chef’s Day in the virtual mode with a clear motive to offer due reverence to all the chefs working worldwide.

School for K'taka cops' kids on ventilator, don't pull plug: JD-S

BENGALURU:As Karnataka's first school for children of police officials in Dharward is allegedly on the verge of closure and teaching and non-teaching staff not paid salaries for the last eight months, a Janata Dal-Secular leader has made an emotional appeal to the state government not to shut it down.

PU extends last date of registration for PG classes upto 21.10.2020

CHANDIGARH: This is for information of the candidates in particular and public in general that the Panjab University has extended the last date of registration for PG classes upto 21.10.2020.

First eBook on National Education Policy 2020 Released

CHANDIGARH: Since 29th July 2020, when the National Education Policy 2020 was approved by the Union Cabinet, the academic world has been surcharged with Webinars.

Jindal School launches 1st of its kind BA (H) in Finance & Entrepreneurship in India

NEW DELHI:The Jindal School of Banking & Finance of O.P. Jindal Global University has launched a unique, industry-relevant undergraduate programme B.A. (Hons.) Finance and Entrepreneurship.

PM to address Mysore varsity students on Monday

MYSURU:Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address students and faculty of Mysore University in Karnataka on Monday to mark its centenary through video-conferencing from New Delhi, an official said on Sunday.

How to Prepare General Aptitude for GATE 2021 Exam?

UGC accords further approval to LPU Distance Education Programmes

 JALANDHAR: The Distance Education Bureau (DEB) of the top higher education monitoring body of the country, University Grant Commission (UGC), has this year too approved LPU Distance Education Programmes. This is the 14th consecutive approval for the LPU distance education programmes since the inception year 2007.

I put pandemic time to good use: NEET 2020 topper

BHUBANESWAR:Odisha's Soyeb Aftab, who has created history by scoring 100 per cent in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2020, said on Saturday that Covid-19 pandemic came as a blessing in disguise for him and he put it to good use to concentrate more on his studies.

Khanna’s book to be part of RBU curriculum

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University here today approved for incorporating `Samaj Chintan’, a book authored by Avinash Rai Khanna, Vice-Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society and Vice-President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, as an integral part of the curriculum of Elements of Sociology, and Human Values and Professional Ethics.  

NRI quota not compulsory in medical colleges, rules SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday held that the NRI quota in private medical colleges is not sacrosanct, but the institutions intending to do away with it must give reasonable notice to the aspirants.

PU organize webinar on human rights, gender equality and sustainable development

CHANDIGARH:2020:The Centre for Human Rights and Duties, Panjab University, Chandigarh hosted a webinar on the topic “Human Rights, Gender Equality and Sustainable Development: Interventions Made by AMMACHI’s LAB”.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on Job Opportunities and Skill Requirements among students for Industry

BATHINDA: The Dept. of Computer Science & Technology (CST), Central University of Punjab, Bathinda organized a Webinar on “Job Opportunities & Skill requirements among students for Industry” under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari. The keynote speaker of this programme was Er. Charandeep Singh, Head Marketing & CRM, TVS Credit, Chennai. Students from engineering institutions of Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi region participated in this webinar.

Lyallpur Khalsa College organizes Valedictory function

JALANDHAR: Lyallpur Khalsa College held an online meet to commemorate the valedictory function of the National Nutrition Month 2020. Keeping in view that nutrition is one of the primary requirements for a healthy body and a sound mind, Grievances Redressal Cell of the college took the initiative to spread awareness regarding the importance of nutrition in our day to day life. In order to deal with the uncertainties of the times and adapting to the new normal, the Cell has organized various on-line events in the month of September.

IIT Ropar celebrated birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

ROPAR: IIT Ropar organized the online ceremony at the institute on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On this occasion, the Director of IIT Ropar, Prof. Sarit Kumar Das shared his thoughts about how one should bring the life and values of Mahatma Gandhi in his daily work.

JGU commemorates its 11th anniversary

NEW DELHI:The O.P. Jindal Global University celebrated its 11th anniversary and University Day, in a virtual event which marked its 11-year journey as the leading private educational institution in India.

Aspen Institute teaching award for Ahmedabad University faculty