March 22, 2018, 11:42 am IST
News Updates


Panel to select 20 Institutions of Eminence

Panel to select 20 Institutions of Eminence

 Mar 13, 2018

An Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) has been constituted to select 10 private and 10 public Institutions of Eminence (IoEs) from the 114 applications received by the Human Resource Development Ministry.

The committee is headed by former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N Gopalaswami as Chairman and includes Professor Tarun Khanna, Director of South Asia Institute at Harvard University, Ms Renu Khator, President of University of Houston and Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM Lucknow, as its members.

The selected IoEs to help them emerge as World Class Teaching and Research Institutions will have freedom to fix and charge fee from foreign students without restriction as well as determine the fees of domestic students, subject to the condition that no student who gains admission should be turned away for lack of finance.

No timeline has been prescribed in the regulations for selection of IoE, Minister of State (HRD) Dr Satya Pal Singh told the Lok Sabha in a written reply on Monday.

The expert committee has been constituted under the University Grants Commission (UGC) notification enabling regulatory architecture in the form of UGC (Declaration of Govt. (UNI)


More News

Pick of the Day

About us

In the surfeit of information that inundates us relentlessly, now (24 x 7 so to speak), it is difficult to separate the chaff from the grain. With so much chaff getting into the public domain, the real news happening on the ground becomes hard to make out. We are embarking on this portal in an effort to clarify things and provide focus on the real d ...

Read more


Enter email address to subscribe the newsletter

Copyright © 2017 PENNEWS. All Rights Reserved | Designed by : Tedsys