AICTE Devices Mechanism to Register Complaints against Colleges
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has invited stakeholders and outsiders to write to them in case of any malpractice on the part of any institution. The initiative intends to bring more accountability and transparency into technical education. This will give an option of receiving feedback and complaint through emails after it came to light that many institutions had been furnishing exaggerated information whenever the governing body sought it.
Directorate of Correspondence Courses and Distance Education, BU to Hold Contact Classes
The Directorate of Correspondence Courses and Distance Education, Bangalore University, will be conducting contact classes at Government Arts College, K L E’s S Nijalingappa College, Government R C College of Commerce and Management for candidates who have registered for various undergraduate courses under the Open University Scheme at Directorate of Correspondence Courses and Distance Education for the academic year 2011- 12.
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum Signs MoU with EdCIL (India)
The Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum has signed MoU with Educational Consultants India Limited (Ed-CIL). EdCIL was established as a Public Sector enterprise by the Government of India in 1981, under the Ministry of Education and Culture. EdCIL is a nodal agency for arranging admission and placement opportunities for foreign students to pursue their higher studies and training in Indian educational institutions.
Indian Schools Adopt Cloud
In a move to provide superior education to students with collaborative learning tools, reputed schools like Delhi Public School, American School of Bombay, KR Mangalam have adopted Microsoft Live@edu, a cloud based service. Microsoft Live@edu enables institutions in brand building, social and professional collaboration, knowledge repository that leads to career opportunities.