Jamia VC Says University Will Defend Its Minority Character, slams self-styled leaders Current Affairs 

Jamia VC Says University Will Defend Its Minority Character, slams self-styled leaders

New Delhi: Prof Talat Ahmad Vice-Chancellor Jamia Millia Islamia on Tuesday said that the university will defend its minority character. He also slammed the “self-styled leaders” who accused the university administration of mishandling the issue pending before the Delhi High Court. The VC’s remark came a week after the Modi government had filed a revised affidavit in the Delhi high court this month opposing the Minority Status of Jamia Millia Islamia and also claimed that the premium institution was not founded by the minorities – read Muslims. “I am pained that…

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Times Higher Education Rankings IISc, IIT Bombay top the rank, Aligarh Muslim University is top Indian University Current Affairs 

Times Higher Education Rankings: IISc, IIT Bombay top the rank among Indian institutes, Aligarh Muslim University is top Indian University

Mumbai: The performance of Indian universities have slipped in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 as compared to last year, with not a single Indian institute finding a place in the top 250. Thirty Indian institutes have secured their place as compared to 31 last year in the top 1000 institutes’ rankings. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, country’s top-ranking institute has also dropped to the 251-300 band from the 201-250 band it had climbed up to last year. The country has 17 institutes in the top 800,…

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