Nilesh Mathur

Nilesh Mathur is online news editor with Hindustan Times. He has worked on the online news desk for the last 21 years. Presently, he covers education and career related news.

Articles by Nilesh Mathur

We are now ready to compete with the best, says SP Jain Global President

SP Jain London School of Management (SPJ London) announced the launch of its new campus in London recently.

CAPTION: In an interview with HT digital after the launch of its London campus, SP Jain Global Group Founder and President Nitish Jain spoke on the idea behind the launch of a new school in London, future of business education and much more.(Handout)
CAPTION: In an interview with HT digital after the launch of its London campus, SP Jain Global Group Founder and President Nitish Jain spoke on the idea behind the launch of a new school in London, future of business education and much more.(Handout)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 02:16 PM IST

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program: Cutting-edge career choices

Doctor of Business Administration program: The DBA develops skills to make data-driven scientific evidence-based decisions. The decisions may be related to strategy formulation, implementation, operations, et

The DBA program is different from Ph.D. The DBA program is designed for working middle and senior corporate executives of the average age group around 40 years. (Representative image)(File)
The DBA program is different from Ph.D. The DBA program is designed for working middle and senior corporate executives of the average age group around 40 years. (Representative image)(File)
Published on Apr 06, 2022 07:24 PM IST

JEE main results 2021: Meet AIR 1 Amaiya Singhal, know his success mantra

For Ghaziabad's Amaiya Singhal, getting first rank in the country in JEE main 2021, is a result of three years’ hard work. In an interview with HT Online, Amaiya said, he had started preparations for the engineering entrance exam in class 10.

JEE main results 2021: Meet AIR 1 Amaiya Singhal, know his success mantra
JEE main results 2021: Meet AIR 1 Amaiya Singhal, know his success mantra
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 08:48 PM IST

'Change in thought process, social norms key for gender diversity at workplace'

Gender inequality is a major area of concern the world over and India’s diversity only exacerbates that issue. Historically, women have been denied many opportunities because of deep-rooted biases in the social system.

Increasing economic participation of women will require priority, resource allocation, and a change in thought processes and social norms. At the organizational level, a sense of fair play should be integral to its culture.(Handout image)
Increasing economic participation of women will require priority, resource allocation, and a change in thought processes and social norms. At the organizational level, a sense of fair play should be integral to its culture.(Handout image)
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 10:17 PM IST

Want to study in Israel? Here's what you should know

Students looking for high-quality education, where they can take an active role in their studies and learn from some of the best professors in the world, should look no further than Israel, says Professor Yaffa Zilbershats.

The Bloomberg Innovation Index 2020 ranked Israel as the number one for research and development intensity for three years in a row.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Bloomberg Innovation Index 2020 ranked Israel as the number one for research and development intensity for three years in a row.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 09, 2021 05:21 PM IST

Want to make a career in Filmmaking? Here is what you should know

While it is indeed passion that stirs the greatest filmmakers, one also needs a certain vision, and a clear practical outlook towards their work, at least to some extent, says Filmmaker Radhika Lavu.

FTII is the country’s premier institute that provides training for acting, film making, video editing, direction and production.(HT file photo)
FTII is the country’s premier institute that provides training for acting, film making, video editing, direction and production.(HT file photo)
Published on Jan 28, 2021 09:25 PM IST

Liberal education is going to be the future of education: FLAME University VC

Universities need to explore the uncharted path and innovative methods when it comes to pedagogy, and playing the role of facilitators in a student's journey of finding their goals and preparing them for their future.

With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)
With the objective of instilling among students the importance of having a definite ‘Purpose’ in life for shaping their career, FLAME University hosted FLAME University Purpose Summit 2021 on January 23-24.(Business Wire India)
Published on Jan 25, 2021 08:46 PM IST

Schools reopen in Odisha for students of classes 10, 12

After a gap of about nine months, schools across Odisha on Friday reopened their classrooms to students who would shortly be appearing for their board examination.

School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash stated that classes, with not more than 20-25 students, will also be held on Saturdays and Sundays.(HT file)
School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash stated that classes, with not more than 20-25 students, will also be held on Saturdays and Sundays.(HT file)
Published on Jan 08, 2021 08:05 PM IST

IBPS SO prelims result 2020 declared, here’s how to check

IBPS SO prelims result 2020 : The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 declared the result of preliminary exam (CRP SPL-X) to recruit Specialist Officers (SO) in participating organisations.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Wednsday, January 6, 2021 declared the result of preliminary exam (CRP SPL-X) to recruit Specialist Officers (SO) in participating organisations.(HT file)
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Wednsday, January 6, 2021 declared the result of preliminary exam (CRP SPL-X) to recruit Specialist Officers (SO) in participating organisations.(HT file)
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 09:38 AM IST

Delay in declaration of results: DU graduates move HC for direction to JNU to grant admission

Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.

Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.(Mint /File)
Three students, whose graduation results were declared by Delhi University (DU) with a delay during the COVID-19 pandemic, have urged the Delhi High Court to direct JNU to give them admission in post-graduate courses.(Mint /File)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 05:44 PM IST

We are brainstorming on how early Delhi schools can be reopened: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital.(Arvind Yadav/HT file)
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the government is brainstorming on how early schools can be reopened in the national capital.(Arvind Yadav/HT file)
Published on Jan 06, 2021 04:36 PM IST

Punjab to reopen schools for students of classes 5 to 12 from January 7

The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to reopen all schools from January 7 for students of classes 5 to 12.

The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to reopen all schools from January 7 for students of classes 5 to 12.(HT file)
The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to reopen all schools from January 7 for students of classes 5 to 12.(HT file)
Published on Jan 06, 2021 04:17 PM IST

'Agility, adaptability and resilience are key skills to survive the new normal'

Srinivas Ladwa, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance, explained the various challenges faced by the HR department and ways to deal with them in an email interview with hindustantimes.com.

Hiring and retaining the right talent is one of the key challenges faced by organizations in this competitive world.(HT file)
Hiring and retaining the right talent is one of the key challenges faced by organizations in this competitive world.(HT file)
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 10:04 AM IST

Decision on re-opening of schools in Karnataka to be taken tomorrow

A decision on re-opening of schools in Karnataka would be taken at a high-level meeting on Saturday, officials said on Friday.

A decision on re-opening of schools in Karnataka would be taken at a high-level meeting on Saturday, officials said on Friday.(HT file)
A decision on re-opening of schools in Karnataka would be taken at a high-level meeting on Saturday, officials said on Friday.(HT file)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 10:44 PM IST

SFI holds demonstration demanding opening of Presidency University campus

A section of students belonging to the Students’ Federation of India began a protest on the main campus of Presidency University in Kolkata on Friday demanding opening of libraries, laboratories and the office.

A section of students belonging to the Students’ Federation of India began a protest on the main campus of Presidency University in Kolkata on Friday demanding opening of libraries, laboratories and the office.(HT file)
A section of students belonging to the Students’ Federation of India began a protest on the main campus of Presidency University in Kolkata on Friday demanding opening of libraries, laboratories and the office.(HT file)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 08:22 PM IST

The Sports School launches National Scholarship Program, to award scholarships to 60 students

India cricketer Robin Uthappa and tennis star Rohan Bopanna will mentor budding sportspersons of the country as part of the National Scholarship Program launched on Friday by The Sports School (TSS), an integrated institution for sports and academics.

The Sports School (TSS), which was awarded Best Education Institute Promoting Sports at FICCI India Sports Awards 2020, will award scholarships to approximately 60 eligible students across four sports -- cricket, football, tennis and basketball.(Shutterstock)
The Sports School (TSS), which was awarded Best Education Institute Promoting Sports at FICCI India Sports Awards 2020, will award scholarships to approximately 60 eligible students across four sports -- cricket, football, tennis and basketball.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 05:02 PM IST

Karnataka govt to remove textbook content that hurt feelings of Brahmins

The Karnataka Government has instructed removal of contents from the class 6 social science textbooks after the Brahmin Development Board complained it was “insulting” to the Brahmin community.

The Karnataka Government has instructed removal of contents from the class 6 social science textbooks after the Brahmin Development Board complained it was “insulting” to the Brahmin community.(ANI file)
The Karnataka Government has instructed removal of contents from the class 6 social science textbooks after the Brahmin Development Board complained it was “insulting” to the Brahmin community.(ANI file)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 03:34 PM IST

Nizam-era school buildings in Marathwada to undergo repairs

Funds have been sanctioned for the repair of Zilla Parishad school buildings in Marathwada region built before 1960, including those dating back to the Nizam period, officials said on Thursday.

The Maharashtra government has sanctioned <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>200 crore for schools built before 1960 in Marathwada, school education minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT file)
The Maharashtra government has sanctioned 200 crore for schools built before 1960 in Marathwada, school education minister Varsha Gaikwad tweeted.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT file)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 08:26 PM IST

Plea challenges two hand requirement for medical course admissions: HC seeks Centre stand

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre on a disabled woman’s plea challenging a provision in the General Medical Admission Regulation which requires both hands to be intact for being considered for a medical course.

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre on a disabled woman’s plea challenging a provision in the General Medical Admission Regulation which requires both hands to be intact for being considered for a medical course.(Mint)
The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre on a disabled woman’s plea challenging a provision in the General Medical Admission Regulation which requires both hands to be intact for being considered for a medical course.(Mint)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 04:08 PM IST

Karnataka govt, British Council partner to strengthen education, research exchange

Government of Karnataka and the British Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further bilateral cooperation in higher education in the presence of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.

Government of Karnataka and the British Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further bilateral cooperation in higher education in the presence of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(ANI file)
Government of Karnataka and the British Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further bilateral cooperation in higher education in the presence of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(ANI file)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 03:31 PM IST

PM Modi to attend Aligarh Muslim University’s centenary celebrations on December 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University via video link on December 22, an official statement said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University via video link on December 22, an official statement said.(PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University via video link on December 22, an official statement said.(PTI file)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 05:48 PM IST

Sisodia accepts UP minister’s ‘challenge’ to debate on govt schools

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said he will visit Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh next week to debate on the progress made by the two respective governments in improving infrastructure provided in schools.

Sisodia on Wednesday said he “accepts the challenge” of the Uttar Pradesh minister for having an open debate on the education model of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.(Vipin Kumar/HT file)
Sisodia on Wednesday said he “accepts the challenge” of the Uttar Pradesh minister for having an open debate on the education model of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.(Vipin Kumar/HT file)
Published on Dec 16, 2020 03:45 PM IST

ICSI signs MoU for academic collaboration with Bharathiar University

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharathiar University here under the “ICSI Academic Collaborations” initiative.

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharathiar University here under the “ICSI Academic Collaborations” initiative.(Ht file)
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharathiar University here under the “ICSI Academic Collaborations” initiative.(Ht file)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 08:12 PM IST

IIM Bangalore achieves 100% summer placements

All 525 eligible students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over 130 companies, which made 529 offers.

All 525 eligible students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over 130 companies, which made 529 offers.(Mint/file)
All 525 eligible students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over 130 companies, which made 529 offers.(Mint/file)
Published on Dec 14, 2020 08:13 PM IST

IIM Ahmedabad Endowment Fund appoints Chhavi Moodgal as CEO

Chhavi Moodgal, an alumna of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, has been named as the first CEO of the recently set up IIMA Endowment Fund.

Chhavi Moodgal, an alumna of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, has been named as the first CEO of the recently set up IIMA Endowment Fund.(Handout)
Chhavi Moodgal, an alumna of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, has been named as the first CEO of the recently set up IIMA Endowment Fund.(Handout)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 05:23 PM IST

South Korea orders schools to shut as COVID-19 cases spike

South Korea ordered schools to close from Tuesday in the capital Seoul and surrounding areas as it battles its worst outbreak of novel coronavirus since the pandemic began, surpassing the previous peak in February.

A medical worker carries a sample of a person during a COVID-19 testing at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. South Korea was opening dozens of free COVID-19 testing sites in the greater Seoul area, as the country registered additional more than 700 new cases Monday amid a surge in infections. The signs reads;
A medical worker carries a sample of a person during a COVID-19 testing at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. South Korea was opening dozens of free COVID-19 testing sites in the greater Seoul area, as the country registered additional more than 700 new cases Monday amid a surge in infections. The signs reads; "A makeshift clinic for COVID-19 testing."(AP)
Published on Dec 14, 2020 03:08 PM IST

UPSC Engineering Services Main result 2020 declared, check list of qualified candidates

UPSC IES Result 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday, December 11, declared the results of Engineering Services (Main) Examination 2020. The examination was held on October 18, 2020.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday, December 11, declared the results of Engineering Services (Main) Examination 2020. The examination was held on October 18, 2020.(Agencies)
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday, December 11, declared the results of Engineering Services (Main) Examination 2020. The examination was held on October 18, 2020.(Agencies)
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 10:02 PM IST

Education minister asks school leaders to make efforts for effective implementation of NEP

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday urged school leaders to make rigorous efforts for effective implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP).

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday urged school leaders to make rigorous efforts for effective implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP).(PTI file)
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday urged school leaders to make rigorous efforts for effective implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP).(PTI file)
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 07:29 PM IST

SFI urges West Bengal govt to resume classes in colleges, universities

The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has urged the West Bengal government to initiate steps to resume classes in colleges and universities in strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has urged the West Bengal government to initiate steps to resume classes in colleges and universities in strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.(HT file)
The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has urged the West Bengal government to initiate steps to resume classes in colleges and universities in strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.(HT file)
Published on Dec 11, 2020 03:46 PM IST

How can schools keep students engaged and happy during lockdown

In an email interaction with Hindustan Times online, Radhika Sinha, Principal, Aditya Birla World Academy talks about the challenges faced by students and schools with teaching going completely online and how to deal with them.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a paradigm shift in the way teaching is taking place in educational institutions these days.(HT file)
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a paradigm shift in the way teaching is taking place in educational institutions these days.(HT file)
Published on Dec 10, 2020 09:34 PM IST
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