IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA (Before: Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia) Karanvir Singh ….(Petitioner) Versus The Principal Continental Institute of Engg. & Technology & Ors. …(Respondent) Civil Writ Petition No. 20001 of 2014, decided on: 20th January 2016 Headnote: Negligence on the part of college and University – ..
STATE CONSUMER DISPUTE REDRESSAL COMMISSION, U.T., CHANDIGARH (Before: Justice Sham Sunder (Retd.), President, Mr. Dev Raj, Member, Mrs. Padma Pandey, Member) Dr. Parminder Singh ..
UGC (Credit Framework for Online Learning Courses through SWAYAM) Regulation, 2016 Whereas Education has to widen the access to higher education and bring down its cost by using technological advances, Whereas Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have emerged as a viable model for imparting education, involving conventional and online education, &nb..
University Grants Commission Act, 1956 UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2016 UGC Notification pertaining to Specification of Degrees (published in the Gazette of India) dated 5th July,2014. UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) (second amendment) Regulation, 2015 University Grants Commission (Prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment of women employees ..
In May 2016, Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against twenty-three different educational institutions for violating ‘ASCI Guidelines for Advertisement of Educational Institutions.’ These institutions include not only private coaching classes but also online certification training providers, private educational societies, and a UGC recognised University. The upheld complaints relate ..
Reiterating its tough stance on the issue of curbing the menace of ragging, the UGC recently released a notification asking colleges to submit an online report of compliance of Anti-ragging Regulations of 2009. It has further warned educational institutes of punitive action if they do not act in accordance with the Regulations or fail to ..
In a step to further strengthen its commitment towards facilitating mobility between vocational and general education and developing a consistent and standardised framework for recognition of vocational degrees, the UGC recently released a notification allowing recognition of the B. Voc degree for competitive exams such as UPSC and Staff Selection Commission as well as for ..
“Orders permitting provisional admission of students imposing conditions such as making it clear to the students that against the refusal to grant extension of approval, the writ petition was pending and any admission made would be subject to the outcome of the petition and students ..
UGC recognising the need to widen the access to higher education through technology has released the Credit Framework for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) by establishing a indigenous platform of learning, named as SWAYAM (Study Web of Active Learning by Young and Aspiring Minds) and also prescribed regulatory mechanism to allow seamless connect between the ..
UGC has now issued a circular that a Distance Education Institute cannot conduct Examination outside the State of their location or beyond their territorial jurisdiction. UGC, taking cognizance of the fact that some Institutions / Universities / Institutions Deemed to be Universities are conducting examinations for their Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes outside the ..