Manipal University to offer master's degree in cyber security

Bengaluru, April 13 :  Global Education Services of Manipal University would offer post-graduation course (Master’s degree) in cyber security and data sciences from the academic year 2017-2018 at its centre of excellence here, said an official on Wednesday.

The varsity has tied up with Deakin University of Australia…

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Indians in demand despite H-1B noise, say US universities

New Delhi April 12 : Presidents of the top US universities have recently assured international students, particularly those from India in high-tech courses, that they are still in demand by top American industrial and business enterprises notwithstanding the recent noises to change H-1B visa norms, according to an Indian…

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UGC asks VCs to ensure proper training for Yoga Day events

New Delhi, April 11 :  The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to universities across the country, asking them to ensure an “elaborate training programme” on Common Yoga Protocol for the 3rd International Day of Yoga to be celebrated on June 21.

In letters to vice chancellors of the universities, the…

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IIIT Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, April 11:  The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017, which seeks to declare certain IIITS established under public-private partnership as institutions of national importance, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Moving the bill, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said the bill…

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NAAC asked to rework accreditation process for higher education institutes

New Delhi April 10 : TNN: To do away with “corruption” and subjectivity in assessment and grading of higher education institutions, the ministry of human resource development has asked for a complete overhaul of the accreditation process by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) from July 2017.
Following complaints of…

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