- May 11, 2015 21:40 IST
On paper, the first year junior college section of Mumbai has got 5,210 more seats. But here’s the catch — most of them have been added to junior colleges attached to schools, which are not quite popular with students. So effectively, the intake capacity of Mumbai’s sought-after colleges hasn’t changed.
- May 11, 2015 11:31 IST
The crime branch of Delhi Police has registered a case against management guru and founder of IIPM (Indian Institute of Planning and Management) Arindam Chaudhuri on a complaint by the University Grants Commission (UGC), stating that the institute is ‘cheating’ and ‘fooling’ its students as it is not recognised by any regulatory body.
- Apr 05, 2015 22:55 IST
With an aim to overhaul the defunct employment exchanges in India, the Centre has proposed setting up a national career service that will act as a as a one-stop platform for all career-related services.
- Mar 29, 2015 09:47 IST
As union finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his budget in parliament, a young crowd cheered him all the way. But their ruckus never reached the world outside the campus. The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), situated on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, has been elevated as the country's first university for disability studies and rehabilitation sciences.
- Feb 25, 2015 11:27 IST
Strengthening its skill development initiatives, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) recently signed a pact with Australia’s largest provider of vocational education and training, Technical and Further Education (TAFE), South Australia and Heraud Education and Training.
- Feb 18, 2015 11:14 IST
The importance of success has been a topic of emphasis for children today. Whether it is from parents, teachers, peers... we all are constantly being bombarded with the pressure to succeed.
- Feb 26, 2015 13:05 IST
Mind-body tips for students from the world of medicine
- Mar 03, 2015 14:13 IST
The government has hiked the stipends of PHD scholars in AICTE and centrally funded technical institutes, under which a junior research fellow will get Rs 25,000 as revised emolument per month.
- Mar 11, 2015 12:06 IST
While private investments, loans and grants to students have been the traditional means of funding education in India, some institutes have also managed to make the best out of alumni funding.
- Apr 01, 2015 14:15 IST
What separates our society from others is the importance we attach to family bonding and social support. For many of us, we go about life knowing that there will be someone back home with whom we can share our difficulties, and who will always support us, no matter how bad things get.
- Apr 01, 2015 12:17 IST
When it was released in 1995, GoldenEye had to impress James Bond fans with some spectacular action since it marked the British secret agent’s return to the silver screen after six years – and it did not disappoint
- Apr 03, 2015 19:33 IST
Many students could not do very well in many board examination papers due different designing of question papers or factors out of their control. However, students should waste time over what has already happened and spoil their upcoming examinations.
- Apr 05, 2015 01:17 IST
While his friends play football and cricket, 11-year-old Ayush Jha from Delhi is running the great Indian rat race for a coveted place in one of the elite IITs.
- Feb 26, 2015 10:05 IST
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.
- Jan 19, 2015 01:07 IST
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.