Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Vishwakarma Institute ties up with New York University

The city's premier autonomous engineering college, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Binghamton State University of New York here on Wednesday to facilitate a unique '2+2' student transfer programme at under-graduate level of engineering studies.

MES launches community college for insurance studies

The city's prominent academic organisation, Maharashtra Education Society (MES), has launched a community college

ILS to launch certificate course in gay rights, issues

Consider this. A classroom which will not just teach you rights and issues about the “third gender” but also have the community walk into the class room and talk about their problems.

CoEP to get Rs 12.5 crore under WB-aided programme

The prestigious College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP) is all set to receive a handsome grant of Rs 12.5 crore for the phase II activities under the World Bank-funded technical education quality improvement programme (TEQIP), by the end of March 2011.

Soon, PMC’s CBSE school with smart-class model

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will become the first civic body in Maharashtra to have a school on the smart-class model for the underprivileged children which will have a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) syllabus.

State Board recommends IT a compulsory subject from class 5

In a bid to impart IT skills at a young age, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has recommended that IT be made a compulsory subject, carrying 50 marks, for SSC students from class 5.

City engineering college starts film appreciation course

It was their passion for cinema that got the students from VIT College of Engineering to form their very own film club, Mirage, a year ago on November 5, 2009.

VIT students to get American university degree

The Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US based prestigious Pennsylvania State University for a joint engineering undergraduate course in information technology.

Marathi teacher takes charge of English department at Pune University

The University of Pune’s decision to appoint a professor of Marathi as the head of the English department at the varsity has raised several eyebrows.

Pune University to bring out Pali-Sanskrit-Tibetan dictionary

The University of Pune has embarked on an ambitious project to bring out the first-ever trilingual Pali-Sanskrit-Tibetan dictionary.