Saturday, September 26, 2020

Campus Buzz

Panjab Univ organizes seminar on 'Transition from School to Higher Education'

CHANDIGARH/MOHALI:A two days National Seminar on the theme ‘Transition from School to Higher Education in the context of National Education Policy 2020’ was organized from September 21-22, 2020 by the Centre for Academic Leadership & Education Management (CALEM) Panjab University, Chandigarh under the aegis of PMMMNMTT, MHRD (GOI). About 280 participants from various Universities and Colleges around the country attended the seminar.

JGU expands full time faculty to 725

NEW DELHI: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has hired 165 new faculty members in the academic session 2020-2021.
With the addition of these new faculty members, JGU has 725 full time faculty members across nine schools and three research and capacity building institutes.

AMU hikes fees for foreign students, draws protests

ALIGARH: For foreign students, taking admission in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is set to become costlier as the varsity has increased the fee for all its courses ranging from 6 to 54 per cent for the next academic session.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on ‘Way forward from Swadeshi towards Atam Nirbhar Bharat’

BATHINDA: The IQAC Cell of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organized a Webinar on “Way forward from Swadeshi towards Atam Nirbhar Bharat” under the patronage of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari. On this occasion, Shri Satish Kumar, Rashtriya Seh Sangathak, Swadeshi Jagran Manch, was the keynote speaker.

CUPB becomes student’s choice for quality higher education: More than 83000 students applied for P.G./Ph.D. Programmes

BATHINDA: Central University of Punjab Bathinda (CUPB) becomes students top choice for quality higher education in India as more than 83000 applicants have applied for admissions through CUCET-2020 against 1267 seats offered by CUPB in its various 42 Post-Graduate & 35 Doctoral Programmes.

With expiry of lease, Jat king's kin seek return of AMU land

ALIGARH:With the land lease given to the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh having expired last year, the descendants of the Jat king, late Mahendra Pratap Singh (1886-1979), a freedom fighter and social reformer who donated land to various educational institutes, including the AMU, have demanded that the land be returned to them.

RBU pact with Eton College for 2 plus 2 courses

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University has tied up with Eton College in Canada to start courses where the students would spend two years at the Rayat Bahra University and two years at the university in Canada.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on ‘Role of Media in implementation of National. Educational Policy 2020’

BATHINDA: The Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies  of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organized a Webinar on “Role of Media in the implementation of National Education Policy (N.E.P.) 2020” under the patronage of honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari. On this occasion, Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi, Director-General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication was the keynote speaker.

Tell all college principals to expedite results, HC tells DU

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi University to issue letters to principals of all its affiliated colleges, apprising them of the need for accelerating the evaluation process and declaring the results of the online Open Book Examination (OBE) conducted by it for the final year students.

Microsoft to shortlist candidates in a mega job fair, offers package of upto Rs.43 lakhs

JALANDHAR: World-renowned MNC Microsoft would participate in Mega Virtual Job Fair is organized by the Government of Punjab under Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission ( PGRKAM) from September 24 to September 30, in which they would offer the annual package ranging between Rs. 12 to 43 lakh to the selected candidates. Besides that stipend during Internships would also be given from Rs. 25000 per month to Rs. 80000 per month.

IIT-ISM institute in Dhanbad announces a national award posthumously on the name of Er. Jaswant Singh Gill

AMRITSAR: The family of  Engineer Jaswant Singh Gill who had  saved the lives of 65 miners, today expressed gratitude to the management of the Indian Institute of Technology/ Indian School of Mining (IIT-ISM), a premier institute in Dhanbad, (Jharkhand) for announcing  a national award on the name of Gill posthumously.

Short-film ‘Teasailure’ of LPU’s Assistant Professor selected in world renowned International Film Festival

PHAGWARA: Merely 60 seconds’ silent short-film ‘Teasailure’ of Lovely Professional University’s Assistant Professor Dr Paramjeet Singh has been selected in world renowned International Film Festival-‘Lift-Off Global Network’. The film is a symbolic depiction of earth’s evolution from dark ages to the present Corona period through a ‘Chess Game’. The title of the film is self-coined by the creator by combining three domains of creation “teaser, trailer and feature”. The ‘Festival’ aims to send each program out to as wide of an audience as possible.

Technical Run for Online Exam Test Successfully by PU

AMU plans for 2nd time capsule, sets up panel

JEE Main 2020 result How to download scorecard

National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the JEE Main result by September 11. Candidates can download and check their JEE Main scorecard by entering application number and date of birth on the login window. Along with the JEE Main 2020 result, NTA will release JEE Main All India Rank and Percentile scores

Education via the Virtual Method is the Way Ahead: Punjab CM

The one-hour virtual discussion revolved around ideas to prepare the graduating students of the state for the tumultuous post-COVID world. It involved the participation of industry leaders across sectors and senior Punjab Government functionaries who dwelled on strategies to help the pupils from various institutions adapt to the new normal.

New Universities may ruin Punjabi University : Patiala

PATIALA:The Patiala city has become the education hub of Punjab which is a home bastion of the Chief

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University to Roll out First Course by Coming January-VC Karamjit Singh

PATIALA: Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University to roll out its first course by coming January, said newly appointed Vice Chancellor of University, Dr. Karamjit Singh during his maiden visit to the temporary office of the University at Government Mohindra College, Patiala, today.

Canada most Preferred destination for Punjabi Students:- Donatus Doss

MOHALI: Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh and Canadian College of Higher Education (CCHS), Canada jointly organized a webinar on “Canadian Diploma Program for successful Career”.  Mr. Donatus Doss, President, CCHS & Ms Lourdes Leather, Business Development Manager, CCHS interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.

JAC demanded to complete Post Matric Scholarship enquiry in 15 days

MOHALI: Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) comprising around 1650 colleges of Punjab has given an ultimatum to the Punjab Government to clarify the status of SC Scholarship within 15 days after the Final investigation.

Webinar on “Stress Management & Mental Health amid COVID-19”, held at Aryans

MOHALI: Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on “Stress Management & Mental Health”.  Dr. Garima Thakur, Career Counselor interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Polytechnic, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.

J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology openeS its doors to foreign national students

CHANDIGARH: Continuing its efforts to promote and develop integration of education, J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad has opened its doors to foreign national students. Taking a unique initative to serve international students, University has invited online applications for the admissions under Foreign National Category to its various undergraduate and postgraduate courses upto September 15, 2020 for the academic year 2020-21.

Haryana starts online admission process to undergraduate classes

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Higher Education Department is gearing up for the new academic session 2020-21 of under-graduate classes for all colleges. While the online admission process for this session will start from September 7, 2020, the first merit list will be released on September 26, 2020.

Chaudhary Charan Singh University announces exam dates for admission to PG and PhD courses

Prof. Karamjeet Singh appointed as Ist Vice Chancellor of the Punjab State Open University

CHANDIGARH: Prof. .Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh has been appointed today as the Ist Vice Chancellor of the Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University for a period of 3 years by the Governor of Punjab.

Allahabad University to conduct exams in digital mode

PRAYAGRAJ:The Allahabad University will conduct its final year and final semester examinations this year in digital mode.
While these examinations will begin from the second week of September, the other students will be directly promoted to the next semester.

Demise of Pranab Mukherjee has cast gloom at LPU campus

PHAGWARA:The sad demise of Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee has cast gloom at the campus of Lovely Professional University (LPU). 

RBU student wins laurels at national meet

MOHALI: Mandeep Rana, a student of B Pharmacy, 8th semester of University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (USPS), Rayat Bahra University, bagged the Best Oral Presentation Award at the national e-conference on “Emerging Trends in Pharmaceutical, Microbiology and Medical Sciences vis-à-vis their Interventions for Sustainability of Human Health (NCET-PMMS-2020)”. The conference was held at Career Point University, Hamirpur.

BHU panel to implement startup policy

VARANASI:he Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has formed a 21-member committee to implement the new National Innovation and Startup policy-2019 introduced by the Union Ministry of Education, at the university level.

Students and Faculty Members of Aryans participated in Shiksha Samvaad

MOHALI: Students and staff members of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh participated in the "Shiksha Samvaad" organized by Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) and Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI).  Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of India, was the Chief Guest while Dr. Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Hon’ble State Education Minister, was guest of honor.  About 10,000 students from schools, colleges and universities participated in this education dialogue.

MHRD Minister to address Punjab Unaided Colleges on 27th August

MOHALI: To make India Global Knowledge Superpower, Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) would be organising Shiksha Samvaad on 27th Aug. In this event New Education Policy, 2020 will be discussed in depth. Hon'ble Minister of Education, Government of India, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' would be chief guest of the event.

Centre for All India Competitive Examination (CAIC) Opened at Khalsa College Amritsar

AMRITSAR: In a major initiative, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) today announced the opening of Centre for All India Competitive Examination (CAIC) at Khalsa College campus, here. The Centre would offer coaching and training to the students aspiring to compete for the various all India services including Civil Services-IAS, IPS, IFS, PCS, Defences Services, Banking and other sectors.

Postpone NEET, or it may lead to suicides: Swamy to PM

NEW DELHI: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to direct the Education Ministry to postpone the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) till Diwali, and warned of suicides by youths otherwise.

Punjab's Plaksha University to start inaugural course in 2021

CHANDIGARH: Plaksha University will start its inaugural undergraduate course in August 2021 in its Mohali campus near Chandigarh, the university said on Monday.

PFUCTO appeals to PM to address crisis in Education

CHANDIGARH: Dr. Jagwant Singh, General Secretary of the ‘Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisations (PFUCTO)’, a body of teachers’ associations of GNDU, Amritsar; PU, Chandigarh; PAU, Ludhiana; Punjabi University, Patiala; GADVASU, Ludhiana; Government Colleges and non-govt. colleges of Punjab and Chandigarh,  has written to  Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to the crisis that has gripped the entire education sector of India, from schools and colleges to the universities in the wake of the covid pandemic.

RBU ready for online learning in view of Covid-19

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University has introduced a large number of new age courses in collaboration with top multinational companies to increase the employment potential of the students. The University, one of the best in this part of the country, offers attractive scholarship schemes, has the highest placement record, and has ultra-modern facilities available for its students.

Pharma Students of Aryans shine in MRS-PTU Results

MOHALI: Students of Aryans College of Pharmacy (ACP), Rajpura, Near Chandigarh brought laurels by giving their excellent performance in the Final Examinations.

Punjab Sports University invites application for PG Diploma and Degree courses

PATIALA:Maharaja Bhupindera Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala has initiated registration for admission in four more courses including PG Diploma and Master Degree Courses.

LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal welcomes new ‘National Education Policy’

JALANDHAR:The Chancellor at LPU Ashok Mittal has welcomed the new ‘National Education Policy’ of the country and appreciated it in high terms. Mittal shares:

Unaided institutions welcome new education policy

MOHALI:Today India has witnessed one of the biggest reform being undertaken by Modi Government which will transform & overhaul the Indian Education System forever; providing student centric, flexible and skill oriented quality education to the youth of India” said Satnam Singh Sandhu, Vice-President, Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI) and Chancellor Chandigarh University.