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Mumbai University plans to digitise documents of its famous alumni

In a meeting held last Friday, state Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant had announced that the government was keen on digitising documents belonging to famous personalities to aid researchers and in order to celebrate the varsity’s rich history.

Mumbai University Revaluation and Photocopy form for Second Half 2019

MU Revaluation and Photocopy form for Second half 2019 - Engineering FE & BE(Sem 1, Sem 2, Sem 7 & Sem 8), Commerce(Sem 5 & Sem 6) for Choice based and Credit based students for all branches

Mumbai University plans to have ‘paperless’ exams

In an attempt to speed up and simplify the examination process, Mumbai University (MU) plans to conduct paperless examinations. Students will be able answer questions on tablets using a stylus at examination centres.

Devendra Fadnavis backs Mumbai University professor

Former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis has written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray seeking a roll back of the action taken against a Mumbai University professor for an “objectionable” tweet on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Pune University overtakes Mumbai University as Maharashtra largest

Pune University (PU) has emerged as the state largest. After racing past Mumbai University(MU) on academic quality, research output and overall excellence, it is now home to the largest cohort of affiliated colleges.

Trouble at Mumbai University theatre academy

Mumbai University Academy of Theatre Arts continues to remain under a cloud of controversy, even as its contentious director Dr Yogesh Soman has been asked to go on compulsory leave. A long sit-in protest by students of the academy compelled the university to also form a committee to conduct an official inquiry.

Mumbai University professor sent on leave for remarks against Rahul Gandhi

A senior professor at Mumbai University has been reportedly sent on compulsory leave following protests over his comments against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Mumbai University bifurcation plans back on the table

With Maha Vikas Aghadi in power in state, Mumbai University bifurcation plan is back on the table. The new higher education minister Uday Samant has set up a committee for the creation of Konkan Vidyapeeth. The region currently has 83 colleges from Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri under Mumbai University jurisdiction.

Mumbai University directs termination of teachers for setting identical question papers

To send out a strong message to negligent paper-setters, Mumbai University, in a rare move, has directed to terminate the services of two teachers and to cancel the recognition of one for three years, for repeating an old question paper for the Master of Computer Application (MCA) exam held in December.

Education minister’s diploma from ‘unaccredited’ varsity stirs row

Newly-appointed higher and technical education minister Uday Samant of the Shiv Sena has come under fire from the opposition for having a diploma in automobile engineering from an unaccredited college.

Shiv Sena plans to introduce more job-based courses, decentralise Mumbai University

Though there are murmurs about all being not rosy at the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi after distribution of berths in the state cabinet, work is beginning anyway under tri-party coalition Maharashtra government led by Uddhav Thackeray.

Enrolment trebles for one of Mumbai University’s most in-demand streams

Enrolment in professional courses such as BAF (BCom in accounting & finance), BMS and BMM offered by Mumbai University saw huge growths over the decade. BAF recorded the highest growth, of almost 190%, from 2010 to 2019.

Anti-CAA stir: Students take pledge in Mumbai University to defend Constitution

Nearly 30 students of Maharashtra Students Union, Progressive Students Union, All India Students Federation, Students Federation of India, Chhatrabharati and others, rendered support to the country-wide union strike on January 8.

Mumbai University to hold re-exam for MSc Physics

Mumbai University has decided to hold a re-exam after distributing wrong question papers to MSc students on December 13.

Mumbai University MCA exam paper same as one from May last year, claim students

In yet another faux pas, the Mumbai University recently repeated a question paper from May 2018 for students appearing for the first semester exam of Masters of Computer Application (MCA).

Ex-Mumbai University VC Bhalchandra Mungekar alleges LAND SCAM at Kalina campus

Congress leader and former vice chancellor of Mumbai University (MU) Bhalchandra Mungekar on Wednesday alleged a LAND SCAM at the university Kalina campus in north Mumbai.

Mumbai University: MSc (Physics) students get paper from old syllabus

Several second-year M Sc students from Mumbai University attempted their paper on "Statistical Mechanics" in old syllabus.

Mumbai University Functioning Without NAAC Accreditation For 2 Yrs

Since 2017, the Mumbai University (MU) has been functioning without the mandatory National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The university’s previous accreditation expired in 2017 and since then the varsity has been losing out on several things starting from grants, approvals, PhD admissions and even rankings.

Mumbai University’s Kalina campus to go green with cycles

In an effort to make Mumbai University Kalina campus a car-free zone, the University plans to kickstart a cycle-sharing experiment on its 243-acre campus.

Mumbai University’s top bosses splurge on SUVs

At a time when the Mumbai University is facing a financial crunch, its authorities have purchased two topline SUVs for Rs 64 lakh.