Nor More “Pay And Publish” In Journals For PhD, MPhil Degrees; UGC Panel Recommends Big Changes

Suggesting meaningful reforms to promote the quality of research in India, a panel appointed by University Grants Commission has recommended that publication of research material in “predatory” journals or presentations in conferences organised by their publishers should not be considered during the evaluation of any academic credentials, reports Indian Express. The said credentials include selection, […]

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Jamia May Soon Start Yoga Course, VC Says Have Sent Proposal to HRD Ministry

New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia University Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar has put across a proposal to the Human Resource Development Ministry that the varsity should Yoga courses, expressing her desire that institute should be producing Yoga professionals. “Our students receive an education in many streams and subjects and should also get trained in yoga. The world […]


UGC Notifies Increase In JRF, SRF Research Fellowships

New Delhi: University Grants Commission (UGC), the national higher education regulator, has today notified the revised fellowship amount details of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) in Science, Humanities and Social Sciences. According to the revised fellowships, JRF will be awarded Rs 31,000 while the SRF will be Rs 35,000. Earlier, the […]