Articles tagged under: higher education

CM Rupani inaugurates first ‘Tinkering Lab’ in Valsad

June 23, 2018

Valsad: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today asserted that to fulfil Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Modi’s dream of setting up tinkering labs in as many as 5,000 schools across the country by 2020. Gujarat as its share would develop it in 250 schools. Atal Tinkering Labs are dedicated works space where students of class between 6th and 12th learn innovation skills and develop ideas that will go on to transform India. The labs are powered to familiarize students with state-of-the-art equip...Read More

Rupani inaugurates Centres of studies in SP University

June 21, 2018
Rupani inaugurates Centres of studies in SP University

Anand: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated Rs 3 crore Indukaka Ipcowala Centre for Inter Disciplinary Studies in Science & Technology and Devangbhai Ipcowala Centre for Inter Disciplinary Studies in Humanities & Sciences at Sardar Patel University in Vallabh Vidyanagar. Rupani also performed ground breaking for Rs 10 crore Ipcowala auditorium. In his address, Rupani said the government is planning to set up marine university and defence university in the state. Speaking on ...Read More

Gujarat govt revokes appointment of Vivek Patel as Senate member after video of his remark went viral

June 12, 2018
Gujarat govt revokes appointment of Vivek Patel as Senate member after video of his remark went viral

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has taken a decision to cancel the appointment of Vivek Patel as senate member of North Gujarat University. Vivek Patel, after his appointment as senate member had told a small gathering that he should be contacted anytime for any help including the help to pass the exam even if failed. 'I will come daily to university.You can call me even at midnight for any work. Even at 2 am I will answer your phone call. Admission, change in the subject of study, passing...Read More

Govt universities in Gujarat to have common calendar; Navratri vacation introduced for the first time

June 08, 2018
Govt universities in Gujarat to have common calendar; Navratri vacation introduced for the first time

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has announced a common academic calendar for all government universities across the State. As per the common calendar the first part of academic calendar will have 95 days while the second part will have 95 days - thus the total academic period will be 102 days. For the first time, the colleges will get 7-day Navratri vacation, while summer vacation will be 49-day long. Barring medical and pharmacy, all other courses will be run as per the new c...Read More

In pics: School of Technology building of GSFC University inaugurated in Vadodara

June 07, 2018
In pics: School of Technology building of GSFC University inaugurated in Vadodara

Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who is here to attend a three-day Chintan Shibir of State government today morning inaugurated a new 'School of Technology' building of GSFC University. Read More

Sita was abducted by Rama, says Gujarat Class 12 Sanskrit textbook

June 01, 2018
Sita was abducted by Rama, says Gujarat Class 12 Sanskrit textbook

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat State Board of School Textbooks (GSBST) Class 12 Sanskrit textbook says Sita was abducted by Lord Ram. The error appears in a paragraph describing poet Kalidas' 'Raghuvansham'. The offending line on Page 106 of the textbook's English version reads: “There is a very heart-touching description of the message conveyed by Laxman to Ram when Sita was abducted by Rama.” The textbook has other errors too. The GSBST has admitted to having made the error and promised t...Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind to be in Surat on May 29

May 17, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind to be in Surat on May 29

Surat: President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will be at Veer Narmad Dakshin Gujarat University on May 29 to head the 40th convocation function of the university. Nearly 29,000 degrees, doctorate will be distributed to students in this function. The university holds convocation function every year on February 26. Due to non-availibility of President, the function was delayed this year. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarati domicile students only eligible for MBBS admission on 10,000 seats in Gujarat: Govt

May 09, 2018
Gujarati domicile students only eligible for MBBS admission on 10,000 seats in Gujarat: Govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced its decision that only Gujarati domicile students will be given admission on 10,000 MBBS seats from the academic year of 2018. The state has more than 10,000 MBBS seats including the seats of dental, homeopathy, naturopathy and Ayurved. According to health minister Nitin Patel, Gujarati origin students who are holding Overseas Citizen of India card will be considered suitable to apply for NRI seats and government seats. The stude...Read More

Syllabus books of govt universities across Gujarat likely to go online

May 04, 2018
Syllabus books of govt universities across Gujarat likely to go online

Gandhinagar: A decision to digitize all the course books of all government universities across Gujarat was taken in recently held meeting of vice chancellors chaired by the Chief Minister in capital Gandhinagar. According to available details, the digitisation process of all the books of commerce, arts and science faculties is over or in the last stage. Once the books are put online, the students will be able to download them. The entire process may take some time. There's possibility of uni...Read More

MCI approves 370 new MBBS seats in four medical colleges of Gujarat

May 01, 2018
MCI approves 370 new MBBS seats in four medical colleges of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Medical Council of India(MCA) has approved 370 new seats for MBBS course in various medical colleges in Gujarat. With the availability of total medical seats in Gujarat has jumped from 3830 to 4200. This information was shared by Health minister Nitin Patel today here, adding that new MBBS seats are approved in medical colleges at Vadodara, Surat and Jamnagar and upcoming new self finance medical college in Palanpur. Patel said, the Govt medical college in Jamnagar will have...Read More

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