Foreign PhD Holders Are Eligible for Direct Recruitment as Assistant Professor

Foreign PhD Holders Are Eligible for Direct Recruitment as Assistant Professor

UGC has changed the criteria for Assistant Professor, making it easier for foreign university Ph.D. Graduates. What is it? Doctoral degree holders from the top 500 foreign universities are now eligible for direct recruitment as an assistant professor in Indian universities, according to the University Grants Commission. The top 500 ranks will be decided on the basis of famous world university ranking systems — Quacquarelli Symonds (QS ranking), Times Higher Education rankings (THE ranking) and the Academic…

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Allow Foreign University Campuses: NITI Aayog

Allow Foreign University Campuses: NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog has submitted a report to the Prime Minister’s Office and HRD Ministry seeking to invite foreign universities to set up campuses in India. The report says foreign universities will help meet India’s demand for higher education, increase competition, and improve higher education standards. NITI Aayog has suggested three routes to permit entry of foreign education providers: A new law to regulate the operation of such universities in the country; An amendment to…

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