Education & Skill Development

Bennett University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dell EMC to set up a joint research laboratory to work on data analytics and machine learning. With this partnership, Bennett University becomes a member of Dell EMC’s External Research and Academic Alliance Program. The alliance will primarily involve coordination of information and expertise dissemination for […]

The Centre is all set to launch a programme next month wherein foreign and NRI scientists can work in the country’s scientific institutions for a period of one to three months. The programme titled ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research’ (VAJRA) is aimed at encouraging top scientists to work in India and also guide doctorate and post-doctorate […]

Indian Air Force today signed an MOU with Bharathiar University here to establish academic collaboration for conduct of research programmes in various fields and also in the field of Education Technology.

IIT Kharagpur’s Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness has signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh government to collaborate on the development of a Happiness Index for measuring the well-being of the people of the state.

According to an official release on May 11, Pearl Academy, India’s leading design, fashion and creative business institution, and Torrens University Australia, have announced an agreement to share global best practice, promote innovation, cross border collaboration, and deliver industry-leading outcomes for their students.

The Pune-based Symbiosis Open Education Society has set up Maharashtra’s first skill development university called the Symbiosis Skills and Open University with an investment of Rs 250 crore.

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) will review all its books as they were created over a decade ago and need to be updated, council director Hrushikesh Senapaty said. The books were created in 2007. In an exclusive conversation with TOI, Senapaty said textbooks were not being revised and NCERT was only […]

Times Centre for Learning Ltd (TCLL) and XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on promoting quality executive education in India. The agreement marks the coming together of two potent forces for professional education – the pedigree, history and reputation of XLRI management education practice and TCLL’s physical […]

Goldman Sachs is discussing a Rs 300-crore investment in the student living services business of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), as the Wall Street bellwether looks to identify high growth niches in India’s rent-yielding real estate economy. The Bengaluru-headquartered MEMG runs premium student hostels under Yoho brand with an existing capacity of more than […]

The Centre has denied income tax exemption to the Karnataka-based Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) with retrospective effect from 1999 and asked the varsity to get a court direction in this regard. In 2000, the VTU had applied for exemption from tax on its income under the section 12A as well as donations under 80G of […]