Education

  • Job aspirants at the registration counter in the CICU organised Job fair at Focal Point in Ludhiana .
    Apr 05, 2015 22:55 IST

    National career service to be rolled out soon

    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.

  • National Institute of Speech and Hearing
    Mar 29, 2015 09:47 IST

    India's first varsity for the differently-abled, NISH

    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.

  • NSDC
    Feb 25, 2015 11:27 IST

    Aussies to offer skilling courses with NSDC

    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.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo
    Feb 18, 2015 11:14 IST

    Here's how to fight procrastination, master prioritisation

    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.

  • headache
    Feb 26, 2015 13:05 IST

    Frequent headaches? 10 foolproof ways to bust them

    Mind-body tips for students from the world of medicine

  • Candidate come outside after the M PHIL/ PHD Entrance exam center in Punjab university campus Chandigarh.HT Photo
    Mar 03, 2015 14:13 IST

    Stipend hike for PHD scholars; junior research fellow to get Rs 25,000/month

    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.

  • Engineering college of IIT Bombay
    Mar 11, 2015 12:06 IST

    Show your love for your alma mater

    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.

  • Students
    Apr 01, 2015 14:15 IST

    Build a social support system outside the family

    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.

  • Bond
    Apr 01, 2015 12:17 IST

    Remember GoldenEye? Sometimes, physics can leave you a little shaken, but not stirred

    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

  • MP board exam
    Apr 03, 2015 19:33 IST

    Didn't do well in board exams? 10 reasons why you shouldn't panic

    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.

  • IIT Class 6
    Apr 05, 2015 01:17 IST

    For this IIT aspirant, JEE entrance test preparation began in Class 6

    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.

  • Material science
    Feb 26, 2015 10:05 IST

    Research scholars decide to boycott Science Day celebrations

    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.

  • Education
    Jan 19, 2015 01:07 IST

    New education policy to focus on cultural integration

    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
    Nov 12, 2014 18:14 IST

    Hike in fellowship amounts: Too little, too late?

    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.

  • Nov 15, 2014 17:06 ISTGet linked in

    A look at new Indian social networks on music, football

    Facebook and Twitter are so last season. Check out new Indian social networks on music, football, science, writes Deeksha Gautam.