Education

Education

  • 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.

  • IIT Bombay
    Sep 17, 2014 00:56 IST

    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.

  • IIT
    Sep 16, 2014 22:49 IST

    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.

  • Podar classroom
    Sep 10, 2014 17:33 IST

    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.

  • Podar classroom
    Sep 09, 2014 20:19 IST

    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.

  • pawar school
    Sep 06, 2014 20:06 IST

    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.

  • Dhirubhai Ambani School
    Sep 05, 2014 19:14 IST

    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.

  • Campion School
    Sep 03, 2014 21:00 IST

    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.

  • Campus
    Jul 05, 2014 00:24 IST

    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.

  • AISA Protest
    Jun 27, 2014 12:27 IST

    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

  • AISA protest
    Jun 26, 2014 13:09 IST

    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?

  • AISA protest
    Jun 24, 2014 15:11 IST

    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?

  • protest, NSUI
    Jun 23, 2014 15:24 IST

    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?