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HindustanTimes Wed,22 Oct 2014

Education

IIT-B is highest-ranked Indian varsity globally

The QS World University Ranking 2014, for the third consecutive year, is led by MIT. At number two is the University of Cambridge, followed by Imperial College, London, Harvard University and University of Oxford.

75% marks in class 12th board exams, the new eligibility criteria for the IITs

The controversial ‘percentile system’ that decides students' eligibility for admissions into the IITs is set to change with the Joint Admission Board of the premier technical institutions recommending ‘top 20 percentile or 75% marks in the state board examinations, whichever is lower,’ for a seat in the IITs.

HT Top Schools Survey: Schooling steps out of the box

Over the last few years, educationists have used numerous experimental methods to improve students’ skills. The focus has shifted from merely dispensing information to enhancing the learning process.

HT Top Schools Survey: Teachers go the old-school way

After having extensively explored the use of technology in education over the past decade, many schools in the city are back to where it all started — good old books and blackboards.

HT Top Schools Survey: Best schools in east Mumbai

The 10 schools that ranked highest on 2014 Hindustan Times-C fore Top Schools survey from Mumbai’s east zone — this includes areas between Wadala and Mulund. Take a look at the rankings.

HT Top Schools Survey: Best schools in west Mumbai

The top 10 schools that ranked highest on 2014 Hindustan Times-C fore Top Schools survey from Mumbai’s west zone — this includes areas between Mahim and Goregaon. Take a look at the rankings.

HT Top Schools survey: The 10 best schools in Mumbai

The 2014 Hindustan Times-C fore Top Schools survey gave scores to each school across 18 parameters, from academic rigour to sports. Take a look at the list of schools that topped our rankings.

DU: 2nd cut-off list released, popular courses closed

It was a mixed bag for Delhi University aspirants on the first day of admissions for the second cut-off list. While some colleges opened the gates for aspirants who missed the first list by a few percentage points, many had closed admissions for popular courses.

DU gives in, scraps FYUP; admissions to begin

After a long tug of war with the UGC, Delhi University finally scrapped the controversial FYUP on Friday, reverting to the three-year degree format and paving the way for the commencement of the stalled admission process. HT readers blame DU for FYUP row

FYUP row persists: Delhi University sends proposal, UGC shoots it down

Hours after Delhi University sent University Grants Commission a proposal to blend courses in the three-year and four-year programmes on Thursday, UGC – in another directive to DU – rejected the formula. Poll: Who is to blame for DU's FYUP mess?

Delhi HC declines early hearing of PIL on DU

Fifty-seven of the 64 Delhi colleges Tuesday agreed to go back to the three-year undergraduate course, signalling end to the logjam that has pitted the UGC against DU. Poll: Should DU have FYUP?

Chaos ensues as DU-UGC war delays admissions

The standoff between the UGC and Delhi University (DU) over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) continued on Monday with most of the university's colleges deferring admissions. Delhi University's FYUP row: who failed the students?

FYUP row: Delhi University hopefuls, students anxious about future

Amidst jubilation as well as disappointment on the government’s decision to roll back the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), over two lakh Delhi University aspirants have nowhere to go.

B-schools use Mandarin mantra for global success

Indian management students have devised a unique strategy to take on their Chinese counterparts when the two face off on the global stage.

Hindu sacks two teachers for assaulting colleagues

Two teachers of Delhi University’s Hindu College, who had been accused of physically assaulting others during a staff association meeting, were dismissed by the governing body of the college.
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