More than 80,000 research scholars across different institutes of the country have called for a boycott of National Science Day on February 28 to register their protest against the apathy of the government towards the scientific community.
The revamped version of the Centre’s education policy is likely to include concepts like 'cultural integration through languages', new approaches on teaching science and mathematics in schools and ranking of higher education institutions, among others.
Research scholars say the latest hike in fellowship amounts fixes only part of the problem. The government should focus on better infrastructure to retain scholars, writes Deeksha Gautam.
Facebook and Twitter are so last season. Check out new Indian social networks on music, football, science, writes Deeksha Gautam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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?