• Student
    Jan 13, 2015 16:40 IST

    It’s all about getting your calculations right

    The smart strategy: Reduce writing time to about 160 minutes to ensure ample revision time during the chemistry and economics exams.

  • Shakespeare
    Jan 13, 2015 16:30 IST

    Empathise with the hero and the story will come alive

    Feel for fiction: Creative thinking will help you write free-flowing and clear prose.

  • IIT students
    Jan 13, 2015 13:30 IST

    JEE exams witness a drop of 52,500 students this year

    Around 13.035 lakh students have registered for Joint Entrance Test, Main (JEE Main-2015), the first leg of the two-stage examination process for engineering admissions, scheduled in April. However, there is a drop of around 52,500 students compared to last year when around 13.56 lakh students registered for exam.

  • Research
    Nov 19, 2014 11:47 IST

    Calling all geniuses

    The UK-India Newton-Bhabha Fund is aimed at strengthening joint programmes in science and research, says UK science minister Greg Clark

  • Nov 19, 2014 12:17 IST

    Health and law projects highlight 105-year-old ties

    It’s a relationship which spans a century. The first Indian students came to the University of Birmingham, (UoB) UK, in 1909, to study for degrees in mining and commerce. Today, health and law projects are strengthening bonds between the university and Indian institutes.

  • Nov 19, 2014 12:24 IST

    Vocational training is a step towards skill development

    Dame Asha Khemka, chair of Association Of Colleges India (AOC), who was in India recently as part of a delegation from the UK, believes that the two countries must work together on skill development initiatives and focus on vocational training, among others.

  • Facebook
    Nov 19, 2014 12:30 IST

    Hey, who wants to do a fellowship with Facebook?

    For all social media and research enthusiasts, here’s your chance to pursue a fellowship with Facebook. Applications are invited for the Facebook fellowship programme which would be available to US and international students for a full-time PhD-accredited doctoral programme focusing on a topic or field relevant to Facebook.

  • IIM-B
    Nov 19, 2014 12:42 IST

    Another season of robust hiring at IIMs

    IIM Calcutta has placed over 450 students of the batch of 2014-16, one of the largest across all IIMs, in a record time of just over 2.5 days.

  • Andy Green
    Nov 19, 2014 14:23 IST

    A fighter pilot gets ready to fly with a car

    Imagine a car that is a blend of a jet fighter, Formula One and space rocket technology, capable of touching a speed of 1,000 mph. You will have to see the Bloodhound SSC to believe it. A project initiated by Wing Commander Andy Green, British fighter pilot, Royal Air Force (RAF), the car is testament to Green’s love for speed and penchant for technology.

  • Nov 19, 2014 14:52 IST

    Two campuses to come up in Wales at a cost of over £800 million

    Cardiff University has also partially opened its new innovation and entrepreneurship-focused campus. There are plans for another four buildings at a cost of £300 million. In an interview, the first minister of Wales Carwyn Jones tells HT Education that Welsh universities see themselves as innovators and job creators and are keen to invite students from overseas, particularly from India.

  • Architect
    Nov 26, 2014 11:20 IST

    Act of mercy

    The future of hundreds of students could be saved if the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Bill, 2014, is passed in the winter session of Parliament.

  • Nov 26, 2014 11:26 IST

    CoA has no power to conduct competency test: Calcutta HC

    This is the second high court judgment in a span of two months, ordering the Council of Architecture (CoA), a body constituted under the Architects Act, 1972, to maintain the minimum standards of architectural education in the country and to function within its legal limits.

  • university
    Nov 26, 2014 11:31 IST

    ‘A foreign language adds value to one’s career’

    Amid the German vs Sanskrit debate, ­students say they should be given the right to choose a language.

  • Students
    Nov 26, 2014 11:40 IST

    Delhi University, NSDC join hands to start courses

    Aimed at providing comprehensive and employment-oriented education, the University of Delhi has joined hands with the with the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) to facilitate the introduction of skill-based courses in its undergraduate and other programmes.

  • Doctor
    Dec 03, 2014 11:09 IST

    Will a uniform credit system work?

    UGC’s proposal to transfer credits between universities, giving students the ­freedom to choose interdisciplinary ­electives, is promising but has its challenges, writes Gauri Kohli