IITs provide subsidised infrastructure, funds, mentoring and small seed funding to innovative projects by students at their incubation centres
The Union Budget earlier this year came as a major boost for management students, especially from the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). The Budget suggested that corporate funding to incubators will come under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tag.
Many IIT and IIM alumni have successfully turned their blueprints into start-ups, thanks to the incubation centres there.
Dictionaries are an often undervalued resource that can be used to promote independent English language learning, help users avoid errors, expand their vocabulary and improve their language skills.
Autodesk, which is behind the graphics used in movies such as Life Of Pi, is organising an event in Mumbai tomorrow that will include sessions with design experts.
Martin Davidson, chief executive, British Council, who was in the city recently, admits that the number of Indian students enrolling in universities in the UK is declining. He talks about the measures taken by the UK to change that perception, among other things.
The Institute of Metro and Rail Technology, a first-of-its-kind institution in the country, aims to groom and produce the next generation of efficient techno-managers.
University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, has announced a range of scholarships exclusively for Indian students – the largest ever by any Irish university, so far, and it plans to continuously engage with Indian colleges through the setting up of its office in Delhi.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) offers courses in social work and allied areas
Community service has always had a special meaning for Sobins Kuriakose, an alumnus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences who is now a skills and livelihoods specialist.
Technology no match for the ‘human touch’ of international varsities.
Several civil services aspirants and student union members are demanding some changes in the Civil Services exam, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. Students staged another protest outside the Parliament on Monday.
Peter Tufano, dean of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, talks about the recently introduced 1+1 programme, which results in two master’s degrees
According to a recent survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), salaries for B-school graduates must be interpreted with caution because they are influenced by many factors, including work experience, industry, etc.
At present, India spends only about 1% of its gross domestic product (GDP) on R&D, much below that of developed countries