Govt to consider Proporsal for providing Counter-Guarantee to Students for Educational Loans

Getting an education loan may be easier soon with the government’s consideration of providing counter-guarantee for students seeking bank loans for higher studies. The government is considering a proposal forwarded by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry which proposes that the government stands as guarantor for students availing educational loans. This will ensure that the […]

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SBP to offer Online Education Loan Application

State Bank of Patiala (SBP) is offering online education loan facility under SBP-Gyan Jyoti Scheme. The application will be acknowledged by the bank’s centralised cell at the Head Office at Patiala. The cell will initiate the process of sanction and disbursement of the loan. The link for online study loan application is: www.sbp.co.in/personal-banking/loan.jsp

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International B-Schools eye Indian mid-career Students

Leading international business schools like Duke CE, Harvard, Garvin School, ESCP-EAP European School of Management, University of Texas at Austin-McCombs and Thunderbird School of Global Management are reportedly looking keenly at enrolling Indian students, especially those wanting to pursue mid-career executive programmes. Most of these B-Schools are looking at companies to offer customised programmes or […]

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TeamLease, Manipal Universal Learning launches 2-month Training program in Retail Sales

TeamLease Services, the HR solutions company, has launched a two-month training program in partnership with Manipal Universal Learning. The program is aimed at the retail sector. The residential programme will initially run in Bangalore and tier-II towns in the Karntaka. Candidates for the programme have been sourced and assessed by TeamLease. Once selected, the candidates […]

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Maharashtra cagey about AICTE approval for technical courses; say State-Gov Recognition will suffice

Many educational institutions and states like Maharashtra are questioning All India Council for Technical Education’s (AICTE) methodology of approving educational programmes. The state government has told the Bombay high court in a submission that most private institutions offering technical programmes in the state have direct or indirect government approval, even when they do not have […]

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