HindustanTimes Sat,19 Apr 2014
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Scholarships for Young indian students to study in the us

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is offering ­students from India a new scholarship, supported by a $3 million gift from the Ramakrishnan family.

Applications invited for IELTS scholarships

The British Council is inviting applications for the IELTS Scholarship Award 2014. The scholarship award was launched with the objective of supporting Indian students intending to study in an English-speaking country.

‘Interning with AAP was amazing’

College students have capitalised on internship offers from party.

It is your programme anyway

What are the three major universities of Delhi offering in their English master’s courses?

Celebrate your growing years

Every stage in life is fraught with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. And adolescence is no exception. “The biggest challenge of adolescence is that of making the right choices,” says Dr Jitendra Nagpal, senior psychiatrist at Moolchand Hospital.

Civil service exams: one chance two many?

Aspirants have welcomed the two additional chances they have been given to write the exam

Mark and submit the responses carefully

Kartikeya Gupta, a student of computer science engineering at IIT Delhi, who got all-India rank 4 in the JEE (Main) 2013, shares his recipe for success.

Handling paper 1 of JEE (Main)

Taking timed mock tests will give you a clear picture of what your strengths are

‘There will be a shortfall of 2.5 million employable engineers by 2020’

Professor Sanjay G Dhande, former director of IIT Kanpur, founder of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jabalpur, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Rajasthan, talks about the engineering education scenario today.

How to tackle JEE (Main) paper 2

The JEE (Main) 2014 paper 2 to be held on April 6, 2014, is for admissions to the BArch or B Planning courses at the NITs and centrally-funded institutes as well as the self-financed institutes participating in the JEE system. The JEE (Main) 2014 paper 2 is a pen and paper based test.

Why ‘profit’ is not a bad word

Will for-profit institutes improve the quality of education in India?

Gear up for JEE

The JEE (Main) is likely to be more competitive this time. Candidates must prepare well so that they do not succumb to pressure on the D-day.

‘India is the only BRIC nation not to have a top-ranking university’

Phil Baty, editor of the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, feels it is a “rigorous global measure of academic prestige,” and talks about why the results have been ‘disappointing’ where India is concerned

Do rankings really make a difference to students?

How attractive are university rankings to students? Should they make a choice based purely on how renowned a university or college is? Popular opinion veers towards the right fit. If you find a course of a college that offers a programme that seems to be tailormade for you, just apply, no matter what the rank.

Do you see what others cannot?

Future managers have to adopt a different ­pattern of behaviour to learn new skills. The dean of ESC Rennes in France tells you how
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Bridge School, Northwestern University tie up for courses

Bridge School, Northwestern University
Bridge School of Management, a part of HT Media Ltd, has entered into a joint venture with the US-based Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies to deliver innovative blended online and in-person professional certificate programmes in India.

Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Eligibility: Students with a ­bachelor’s degree in science with at least one of the subject botany, chemistry, geology, ­mathematics, physics, zoology are eligible to apply. Those with a bachelor’s degree in ­agriculture or forestry may also apply. Candidates who are in the final year of their BSc/MSc are also eligible.

KC Mahindra Scholarships 2014

KC Mahindra Education Trust will offer interest-free loan ­scholarships to Indian nationals for postgraduate studies abroad in various fields. The maximum amount for the scholarship will be Rs. 2 lakh per scholar, except for the three KC Mahindra fellow scholarships for which the ­maximum amount will be Rs. 8 lakhs per scholar.
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