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How higher education spending varies across India - Jamia Media

Higher education is the key to more lucrative jobs but, despite the potential returns, household spending on higher education in India is abysmally low. A new Economic and Political Weekly paper authored by S Chandrashekhar of Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai and others shows this and highlights the considerable regional variations in household spending on higher education within India.

Jamia Millia Islamia: Do minority students not deserve higher education? - Jamia Media

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh’s picturesque resorts of Shimla and Manali woke up on Wednesday to a white blanket of snow which was the season’s first snowfall in the state capital, the weather bureau said. The residents of Shimla shivered as icy winds brought down the minimum temperature. Tourist spots near Shimla, such Kufri, Fagu and Narkanda too experienced snowfall. […]

Only 19.4% Pursue PhD After Completing Postgraduation In Science - Jamia Media

New Delhi: 19.4% of the Science students continue their education by enrolling in Ph.D. courses, after they complete the Masters’ degree. The Ph.D. enthusiasm among Science students is one of the least in the country. Medical Science and Social Science subjects witness even lesser participation. Only 15.5% of the Medical Science students and 6.1% of the Social Science students opt for Ph.D. after their postgraduation, as per the recent All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), which was released on September 21.

IIT Ropar makes surprise entry as No. 1 Indian varsity, ranked higher than IIT Bombay, Delhi: World University Rankin...

The Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020 was released on September 11 and IIT Ropar made a surprising entry on the list as the Number 1 among the 56 Indian institutes on the list of the best universities of the world compiled by UK-based Times Higher Education (THE).

UGC to roll out NET for admission for M Phil, PhD - Jamia Media

All higher education institutions across the country will soon have to enroll all category of students in PhD programmes on the basis of their scores in entrance test and interview.

IIT Graduates Cannot be Selling Detergents: Pranab Mukherjee - Jamia Media

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said that the country needs its graduates from premier institutions such as IITs to serve larger purposes rather than advance the sales of detergents at large multinationals.

UGC recommends 20 institutions for Institutes of Eminence - Jamia Media

The IITs Madras and Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT are among the 20 institutions recommended for the grant of the Institute of Eminence status by the University Grants Commission on Friday.

Jamia VC initiates interaction series with university students - Jamia Media

New Delhi: As the academic session in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) got into full swing, Vice-chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar has begun a series of interaction with students inviting inputs and suggestions to make teaching-learning efficient in order to make the university a place of high quality education.

Teaching Vacancies At Jamia Millia Islamia - Jamia Media

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

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.

UGC Notifies Increase In JRF, SRF Research Fellowships - Jamia Media

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.

Pharm D degree holders to be called Doctors! PCI says they can use ‘Dr’ prefix - Jamia Media

Big moral boost for Pharm D degree holders! Now they can use the prefix ‘Dr.’ before their names. In India, we are accustomed to seeing the ‘Dr.’ prefix only before the names of MBBS general practitioners or those who have been awarded Ph.D by a recognised University. It is also seen that Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and Unani practitioners are also using the term ‘Dr’ as a prefix with their name.

UGC asks varsities to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day - Jamia Media

New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed varsities and higher educational institutions to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day to wean away the youth from terrorism.

Jamia Millia Islamia gets its first woman V-C, president approves Najma Akhtar for post - Jamia Media

New Delhi: The Jamia Millia Islamia, for the first time in its history, will be headed by a woman vice-chancellor as President Ramnath Kovind has given his approval to a proposal from the HRD ministry to appoint Najma Akhtar to the post.

How Inclusive And Diverse Jamia Millia Islamia Is? – Jamia Diversity Census 2018-19 - Jamia Media

Inclusion and diversity need to be cultivated in Indian legal education. There is research showing top law schools, particularly NLUs, are elite and exclusive; the elusive islands of excellence are majorly populated by privileged students– the financially sound, the upper caste, the resident of big city and the child of educationally strong parents. Within that pool, the best performers possess a greater degree of such privileges. In this context, viewing Jamia Millia Islamia, a Muslim-minority Central University with 50% reservation for Muslims, is important for two reasons.
First, the sample size of Muslim students at NLSIU was three. In a way, the largest minority in India could not be studied. JMI, having 63.77% Muslims, can facilitate study of even intra-community inclusivity. Second, unlike the elite and meritorious NLSIU, Jamia is not a top law school and is dominated by middle- and low family income students. Comparison of both institutions’ student-bodies can help unearth a correlation between merit and socioeconomic factors. Jamia is significantly more diverse and inclusive than NLSIU on most counts. But the high performing students participating in international- and national-level moots and debates are far less (4.8% as opposed to 21.5%). The two reasons for conducting this study can foster discourse on inclusivity and diversity in education. Such research on education is scarce, pressing to be addressed.