Foreign Universities ready to jump in to India as cabinet clears bill

Hyderabad:  In a significant move that can change profile of higher education sector in India, union cabinet has cleared the Foreign Educational Institutions (Regulation of entry and operations) Bill. Once this bill get parliament nod, foreign universities, which are eagerly waiting to tap huge Indian education sector opportunities can setup their campuses in the country. […]

Kapil Sibal says All-India common entrance tests for all professional courses by 2013

HYDERABAD: Union Minister for Human Resources Development Kapil Sibal said here on Saturday that the Union Government was mulling  conducting common entrance tests for each of the professional courses at all-India level by 2013. This would ensure abolition of admission tests by various institutes and also States for the courses. The Government of India was […]

Coming, a single nationwide entrance test

Hyderabad:  From 2013, students from across the country aspiring for engineering, medical and commerce courses may have to take a single, nation-wide entrance test if HRD Minister Kapil Sibal’s proposal gets through. Mr. Sibal says the new plan reduces the burden on students who now have to appear in multiple tests for colleges in different […]