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Educationist Manoj Soni takes over as UPSC member

Gujarat-based educationist Manoj Soni on Wednesday took charge as a member in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), that conducts recruitment exams to select country’s top bureaucrats. Soni, former Vice Chancellor of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, took the oath of office and secrecy as the UPSC member....
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Open, distance learning courses need fresh UGC approval

Higher educational institutions offering open and distance learning (ODL) courses with the approval of the University Grants Commission (UGC) will now have to apply afresh with it for grant of recognition. The higher education regulator has made it mandatory for all universities, notifying revised regulations for the institutions...
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Is online education right for you?

As a student at the University of Delaware, Harrison Young had a lot on his plate. With a double major in economics, in addition to energy and environmental policy, Young was balancing a rigorous academic schedule against a busy life on campus. To offset some of the pressure,...
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Mount Litera Zee School: Confirming Best Global Practices

To develop students holistically, adopting best global practices is important for schools. Our school has received international awards for good practices, says Joseph Thomas, Chairman, Mount Litera Zee School, Mysore, in conversation with Elets News Network (ENN). Excerpts: Mount Litera Zee School is in the education domain since...
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Distance learning program booms at MSU

One in every three Mississippi State University graduates is an online student.   Evan Hawkins, Distance Education program coordinator at MSU, shared that statistic, along with many others involving distance learning, with Starkville Rotarians Monday at Starkville Country Club.   Hawkins said the national demographic for students taking...
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IGNOU Admissions 2017 (July) for UG and PG Programmes

IGNOU Admission Notification for July 2017 Session Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the Mega-University in the World, announces Admissions to its Distance Education Academic Programmes for the Academic Cycle commencing from July 2017 IGNOU University has announced its next cycle admission for July 2017 of...
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