HindustanTimes Sat,30 Aug 2014

UGC distance learning policy violated, admits HRD minister

Smriti Irani recently responded in Rajya Sabha to MP’s query referencing HT Education’s story series on degree courses being offered by private and state universities without UGC approval

The social network

Students at the Delhi School of Social Work are encouraged to make a positive difference to society and are involved in a number of social projects initiated by their department

More quant questions in CAT

MBA spirants need to devise a new strategy to deal with the quantitative analysis section as they could expect 34-36 questions as compared to 21 questions last year.

You’ve got the job!

Pre-placement trends at IIMs and other top B-schools this season across the country are hinting at a job market revival. IIM Calcutta, for instance, has seen a robust scenario of pre-placement offers.

A rejuvenating career

The wellness industry in India has evolved rapidly in the last few years. Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and ­fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.

Perfectly cut out for you

If you are creative and love working with fabrics and design, a career in fashion designing could be right up your alley.

Knights of the museum

Those interested in museology as a career may choose to work as curators, museum educationists and consultants

Young changemakers

To celebrate Independence Day, we introduce you to some young men and women who are passionate about championing their causes through fellowships.

The Yale way to netagiri

Smriti Irani and 90 Indian MPs have participated in the programme since it was established in 2007. They have included members of 20 different political parties; from rural and urban constituencies; and national and regional parties.

Towards a better tomorrow

With technology playing an important role in the way education is imparted, it is essential for school teachers to adapt themselves to the latest teaching trends

This is definitely no child’s play

Dealing with toddlers is not everyone’s cup of tea. A ­nursery teacher not only focusses on the overall ­personality ­development of a child, but creates a ­stimulating ­learning environment as well.

Moulding young minds

With the spotlight on research, aspiring lecturers should be prepared to push the ­boundaries of knowledge.

When Hindi is hard to handle

The CSAT and the main exam have seen some of most bizarre translations in Hindi such as ‘nayak karta’ for star performer and ‘nabhikiya parivaar’ for nuclear family.

Change is good. Let us get set for the new CAT

The test window has been reduced from 40 to four slots, spread over two days. You have an extra month for preparation as CAT starts in November.

Self-determination holds the key to success

Self-determination means not having somebody breathing down your neck, nagging you to study at all times.What it does mean is the freedom for you to choose your own goals, follow your own schedules and define your own success.
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UGC to outsource NET exam to CBSE

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to outsource the National Eligibility Test (NET)  for lecturers to CBSE.

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Eligibility: The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and must have completed at least five years of ­managerial/professional experience. The ­programme is open to candidates of all ­nationalities.

Monash International Merit Scholarships in Australia, 2015

Monash University is awarding up to 31 merit scholarships for international students. These scholarships will be awarded to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
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