Indian students at top-ranked universities talk about what sets their institutions apart from the rest
Peter Alwin is a design whiz constantly thinking about interesting stuff -- like how, by 2050, when a space crunch will make kitchens smaller, portable cookers with a silicon base and induction coils underneath will be the rage.
Churches, cobbled pathways, sculptures, fountains, mansions, and the most beautiful library building imaginable… Lund is an old university town so lovely that you want to move in here and start studying all over again.
Big breakthroughs in science and technology have been made possible with the strong focus on research in some top Swedish universitie
The Swedish Institute, a public agency working with Swedish and international partners offers scholarships to talented students, researchers and professionals, which cover tuition fees as well as living expenses in Sweden.
Govindan Rangarajan, director, Indo-French Centre for Applied Mathematics, says that training of students in modern techniques of applied mathematics is lacking in India. “We need to promote interaction between academics and industries through study groups, brainstorming sessions and industrial internships.”
The All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) 2014 for admission to all-India 50% quota of MD, MS, PG diploma courses offered at government medical colleges and institutions, will be held as a computer-based test.
The institute encourages its students and staff to work on new ideas for businesses and financially supports a Science Park in the City set up for new ideas and start-ups. About 60 business have been started by the university’s students.
Management institutes such as IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow and ISB Hyderabad are looking beyond academic studies to offer unique programmes that are aimed at adding value to an MBA education.
In the highly competitive space of an IIM, getting an opportunity to participate in a session that has insights from the Bhagvad Gita is an experience in itself. Peeyush Patil talks about the Self Incorporated course he is pursuing at IIM Kozhikode.
The banking sector is poised to create eight lakh jobs in the next six years, according to a recent study by Assocham, the highest body of the chambers of commerce of India.
Shell India has opened registration for its second Shell Junior National Science Scholars programme. Implemented by the British Council in India, the programme comprises a one-and-a-half hour exam-based scholarship for Class nine and 10 students in the field of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
Studying abroad, what with the dollar rising against the rupee and worries of a slowdown, has not been easy, and a number of students studying in Sweden, say education does not come cheap.
To be conducted in May 2014, the All-India Pre-Medical Test will have the same format and syllabus as that of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test that was conducted this year.
NEET had its own advantages but AIPMT was always a better idea, say students