Vijaybhoomi in the news

Getting top foreign universities to open campuses requires more institutional autonomy

The National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020), the fourth since Independence, was rolled out in July 2020 and has led to intense discussion on school and higher education. The most challenging aspect of the policy is the implementation of even those aspects on which there is some sort of consensus.

Author : | Source : The Indian Express | Date : 22nd January, 2021.
4-year undergraduate programme could return to DU in 2021-22 session

Seven years after it was junked, the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) is set to be reintroduced at Delhi University from the 2021-22 academic session, ThePrint has learnt.

Author : | Source : The Print | Date : 22nd January, 2021.
As schools and colleges reopen in post COVID world, what are some preventive measures we must keep in mind?

COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we lived, and what we considered 'normal'. While we never thought there will exist a world where every individual work from home and all children attend online classes, for months in the year 2020, it seemed like life had changed and how.

Author : | Source : Times Now News | Date : 21st January, 2021.
Covid-19 job impact: Which sectors lost the most people and which ones hired the most in 2020?

The Covid-19 outbreak in India and the subsequent nationwide lockdown from March 25 altered the landscape of the country’s employment sector. With close to 10.9 million jobs being lost across sectors, 2020 was termed the worst-ever year for the job market in India.

Author : | Source : Money Control | Date : 13th January, 2021.
A new vision for legal education in India

Legal education and law schools are the foundation whose quality, workmanship and solidity determine the beauty, longevity and functional utility of the superstructure of law. But, in India, only a few dynamic and outstanding law schools remain islands of excellence amid a sea of institutionalised mediocrity

Author : | Source : Hindustan Times | Date : 11th January, 2021.
Pandemic is an opportunity to reimagine schools as places for community learning

The critique of school as an institution has developed and grown in the past half a century. Education theorist Everett Reimer wrote School is Dead in the 1960s. Danger School, a classic published by Brazilian educator Paulo Freire’s group in the late 1970s, captured through scathing cartoons the harm which schools inflict on our children. Most schools are caged jails, where an alien curriculum designed by some “experts” is thrust down a child’s gullet.

Author : | Source : The Indian Express | Date : 11th January, 2021.
Overtime pay for managerial staff: What do law & senior professionals have to say

The proposed labour law code, as documented under the Code of Wages, 2019 not only overhauls the entire gamut of working standards but also brings some changes which can have lasting effects.

Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 14th December, 2020.
Mindler Launches The Mindler Scholarship Hunt With 50 Leading & Emerging Indian Universities

Mindler, a comprehensive career guidance & mentorship platform for students, has announced the launch of Mindler Scholarship Hunt. This initiative will engage over 1,00,000 12th grade students from over 1000 schools from India and the Middle East and will offer scholarships worth over INR 25 Cr across leading Indian Universities. Launched in collaboration with AFAIRS - Asia's education enabler for student-university outreach and Education World, the initiative was inaugurated by Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive - CISCE (Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations).

Author : | Source : | Date : 18th November, 2020.
The True School of Music partners with Vijaybhoomi University to launch their highly acclaimed professional courses as music degrees

The True School of Music, helmed by Musician/ Producer Ashutosh Phatak and Entrepreneur/ Sound Engineer Nitin Chandy, has partnered with Vijaybhoomi University to launch an on-campus music degree programme

Author : | Source : India Education Diary | Date : 5th November, 2020.
Mumbai-based university to offer professional degrees in Music

The True School of Music has partnered with Vijaybhoomi University to launch a music degree programme. The admission process will begin in November and the courses will commence in April 2021. Students may opt for dual degree programmes such as law and business or engineering and music

Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 5th November, 2020.
Lives without livelihood

Ravishankar Gopal (name changed) thought all was hunky dory when lockdown was announced and he was asked to work from home. Working for a leading IT firm in Chennai on a project, he was paid his March salary in full and on time. Things will be fine in a couple of weeks as the lockdown controls the spread of Covid-19, he thought.

Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 14th September, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University

Vijaybhoomi University is India’s first Lib­eral Professional University, which uses the liberal-professional framework of education to build a unique curriculum aligned to Industry 4.0.

Author : | Source : Education Post | Date : 9th September, 2020.
I Foresee Robots Teaching: Nitish Jain, President, S P Jain School of Global Management

We are living in a stormy and unprecedented time and business schools too, like any other industry, are not immune to the uncertainties. The year 2020 has posed some grave strategic questions for business schools and to have a discussion on the same lines, BW Education held its Wednesday Wisdom

Author : | Source : BWEDUCATION | Date : 3rd September, 2020.
Alternative options for students with foreign university aspirations

The pandemic has hampered the plans of many aspirants who were planning to study abroad this year. While the majority of universities in the US, UK, Australia and other countries are offering online classes until January 2021, the students are not quite willing to opt for the same due to the lack of exposure and hands-on learning.

Author : | Source : EducationTimes | Date : 1st September, 2020.
How have Indian students coped with COVID-19

A concerted effort to improve the mental health and well-being of students needs to be worked out by the educational institutions, write Sanjay Padode and Atish Chattopadhyay

Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 11th August, 2020.
IFIM plans bridge course for students applying for courses abroad

FIM Business School, among India’s top six AACSB-accredited business schools, based in both Bengaluru and Greater Mumbai is launching a bridge programme for Indian under-graduate and postgraduates students.

Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 19th June, 2020.
Digital India initiative can solve education related challenges in the Covid 19 crisis

Digital India vision of the Government of India seems to be an instrument in solving situation in present scenario, where every sector is caught in a crisis because of COVID-19. All the business activities have been put to halt. Everyone is talking about economy and GDP. It has badly affected even the education sector.

Author : | Source : Express Computer | Date : 19th June, 2020.
IFIM's Webinar Series: Consumer Laws [16th June- 14th July]

IFIM Law School, Bengaluru is organizing a five-episode webinar series.

Author : | Source : Live Law | Date : 17th June, 2020.
Indian technology and human proctors help sustain global spurt in online exams

Exams have always been nerve-wracking for Ms Jayantika Arora. But the ones the postgraduate marketing and management student took in April were even more so.

Author : | Source : The StraitsTimes | Date : 17th June, 2020.
Covid-19: University supports nearby villages

IN A BID to help villages in and around Karjat, Maharashtra, the faculty and staff of Vijaybhoomi University has distributed survival kits to around 550 families in morethan10neighbouringvillages.

Author : | Source : Financial Express | Date : 8th June, 2020.
Can BSc Data Science take over vanilla BTech/BE

Time to move with the flow as an unprecedented growth will be seen in AI, Machine Learning, E-commerce, Blockchain technology while demand for vanilla engineering degrees will fade out With the heavy usage of Data Analytics and AI to build predictive models for corona patient and infection identification, data scientists will be in high demand in a post-covid world. While this might accelerate the demand for data science courses, the vanilla BE/BTech degrees would need a strong AI component with at least a minor specialisation to help solve real-world problems.

Author : | Source : Times Of India | Date : 3rd June 2020
A revamp needed for MBA 4.0 programme

Management institutions globally are facing major challenges today, which are a function of tectonic shifts in the techno-socio-economic landscape of the world; and the digital revolution occurring in Industry 4.0, ushering in the shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy.

Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 1st June 2020
COVID-19 as a Catalyst for a Degree in Data Science/AI Replacing Traditional BE or B.Tech

The fast-paced economy of the world has created a greater need for a drift towards digital adoption. The progressive use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not only made daily living a little more comfortable but, as an aid to medicine, defence and finance, it is a clear indicator of where the future is heading.

Author : | Source : Higher education digest | Date : 29th May, 2020
Will a degree in Data Science or Artificial Intelligence replace the traditional BE or BTech?

Maybe there are other countries like France, Germany, and Switzerland that have a sound curriculum in the new age STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, a close surrogate for Data Science and AI programs) which are leading edge.

Author : | Source : Dataquest | Date : 13th May, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University appoints its governing body members

Vijaybhoomi University, India's first liberal professional university established by the founding members of IFIM institutions, conducted its first governing body meeting to announce the appointment of the university officials and the governing body of university

Author : | Source : ANI | Date : 12th May, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University appoints its governing body members

The University announced the officials under the five schools of Vijaybhoomi University

Author : | Source : PTI | Date : 12th May, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University appoints its governing body members in virtual meeting amid COVID-19 lockdown

Probably the first-of-its-kind in the world wherein the first governing body meeting was conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The governing body also passed the necessary resolutions

Author : | Source : The New Indian Express | Date : 12th May, 2020.
Vijaybhoomi University appoints its governing body members

The university announced the officials under the five schools of vijaybhoomi university

Author : | Source : Outlook | Date : 12th May 2020
Management programme to offer western efficiency with Indian ethos

A dual degree BBA programme offering opportunities to pursue the management course in India and abroad was recently unveiled in Bangalore.

Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 23rd February, 2020.
VijayBhoomi University, ESCP offer dual-degree programme

VijayBhoomi University, a new liberal arts university promoted by the IFIM group of institutions, has partnered with ESCP (ESCP Europe Business School) to provide a dual-degree BBA programme.

Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 19th February, 2020.
Most companies are jumping on the digital bandwagon without knowing why

Dr A Parasuraman, who recently retired as Professor and James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing at the University of Miami, has been appointed the Pro-Chancellor of Academics at VijayBhoomi University, a new liberal arts university promoted by the IFIM group of institutions. Dr Parasuraman has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, an MBA in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Indiana University. He is the co-author of a study on services marketing, which developed the concept of Servqual. He has developed a Technology Readiness Index (TRI), which measures the degree of technological adoption in businesses

Author : | Source : Hindu Business Line | Date : 21st January, 2020.
Walmart trimming down of work force does not imply slowdown in operations: experts

Though media reports are doing rounds that Walmart has laid off around 100 executives at the senior level, experts with whom THE WEEK spoke feel that this does not imply any slowdown in its operations and investments in India. It may even signify its expansion in the e-commerce field with Flipkart, and cutting down on its physical retail presence. It may also mean that Walmart is striving to operate more efficiently by laying off 100 senior level employees that may create a cushion of profit margin, and scope to give more discounts to customers.

Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 14th January, 2020.
Low GDP rate of 5 per cent is a wake-up call for the Indian economy: Experts

Advanced estimates released by the government show India's GDP growth rate for 2019-20 at 5 per cent, a dip from the 6.8 per cent that was there in FY19.

Author : | Source : The Week | Date : 8th January 2020
Data science School in Mumbai to offer new-age courses

To develop future-ready professionals in the area of data science, an independent professional school will be set up in Greater Mumbai with an aim to provide 90,000 data science professionals in the country.

Author : | Source : Education Times | Date : 13th December, 2020.