Creative courses online

Young fashion and design professionals who want to hone their creative skills can now sign up for online course modules exclusively designed for them.

Work from home

Work from home arrangement is a possible solution for both the associates and the company, says Patricia Mascarenhas while analysing this mode of working.

JNU VC to form committee for administrative reforms

The Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University S K Sopory has agreed to set up a committee to ensure administrative reforms following a demand by varsity teachers' union.

New committee to bring administrative reforms in JNU
New committee to bring administrative reforms in JNU

Following repeated complaints from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) teachers association, the vice-chancellor has decided to set up a committee for reforms in administration.

Not enough of a raise

The government of India recently hiked the stipend for researchers. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee speaks to students and faculty members about what they think of this initiative

MICA to train marketing professionals

The Ahmedabad-based media institute conducts a Management Development Programme (MDP) to train marketing professionals on turning shoppers into buyers. Prachi Rege reports

Make in India: Importance of Operations Management

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “make in India” call to the world community to spur growth in the country’s GDP is sure to provide an increased impetus to the cause of excellence in operations manag

Training managers for industrial growth

India needs to be competitive to continue on its growth path.

Coimbatore, Pune among 100 Kushal Centres across the country

Coimbatore and Pune are the first among the 100 Knowledge Upgradation Centres for Skilled Human Action and Learning Action (KUSHAL) proposed by the HRD ministry.

UK's diploma in child health exam comes to India

Paediatricians in India can now get the prestigious diploma in child health from UK's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

Efforts on to set up Tribal University in East Godavari: Minister

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu said that government is making all efforts to set up a Tribal University at Ramachodavaram in East Godavari district.

IIT Kharagpur goes international

IIT Kharagpur will now bring in professors and scholars from foreign universities besides offering joint PhDs with top international institutes.

Probe medical college admissions: Himachal court

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the Principal Secretary (Health) to hold an inquiry and fix responsibility against the erring officials who have concealed information about availability of two postgraduate seats in two medical colleges for in-service candidates.

Govt to launch new policy to help people resume education
Govt to launch new policy to help people resume education

In a major push to the country's education system, the government will launch this month a 'credit-equivalent transfer system' that will help individuals resume their studies if they had left mid-way for employment.

Education birth right of every child: Satyarthi

Stressing on the significance of knowledge in the fight against child labour, Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said learning should be the "birth right" of every child and that denial of education is totally unacceptable.

Learning with values

Academic programmes, scholarships and ground breaking research with a tinge of spiritual learning is what universities run by spiritual gurus offer.

Infomation on the go

Educational institutions are using mobile apps to update exam schedules, admission notices and offer career counselling to students. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee finds out more.

Utility of degrees beyond securing jobs: Delhi LG Jung
Utility of degrees beyond securing jobs: Delhi LG Jung

The utility of education is beyond securing employment. This is the message Lt Governor Najeeb Jung gave on Monday to graduating students of Dr BR Ambedkar University.

Rajasthan University vice chancellor quits

Vice Chancellor of Rajasthan University, Dev Swaroop, on Monday resigned from the post citing difficulties in functioning and 'non-cooperation' from the state government.

New educational policy likely to come out next year: Smriti Irani
New educational policy likely to come out next year: Smriti Irani

The new educational policy of the BJP-led NDA government is likely to be rolled out next year, Union HRD minister Smriti Irani said here on Sunday.

AMU students' union election results declared

Abdullah Azzam, BA LLB (final year) student, was on Thursday elected president of the Aligarh Muslim University students' union (AMUSU), an official said here.

IIHM introduces degree in Master of Public Health
IIHM introduces degree in Master of Public Health

Indian Institute of Health Management Research University has introduced a degree in Masters of Public Health in co-operation with the John Hopkins University of USA.

President institutes awards for best university, research

In order to motivate universities to work towards excellence in higher education, President Pranab Mukherjee has instituted Visitor's awards for best university, research and innovations.

Law enthusiasts skill up through online courses

An increasing number students and law professionals are recognising the need to learn law online. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

NIIT and Microsoft collaborate to encourage women into IT

The global talent development corporation has tied up with the IT multinational to roll-out ‘Women in Tech’ initiative across 5,000 schools, colleges and centres in 200 cities.

Experiences from excursions

Is a visit to an industry just a fun outing with classmates or it adds on to a student's knowledge and growth? Gauri Rane looks for clues

Career as a Choreographer

You are going to need a lot more than your dancing shoes to become a choreographer, says Patricia Mascarenhas.

High powered committee to inquire JEE allegations
High powered committee to inquire JEE allegations

Nagaland government on Monday formed a High Power Committee (HPC) to inquire into the alleged irregularities, lapses and loopholes into the process for conduct of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and selection of candidates for various technical courses through Common Selection Board (CSB).

Mount Litera Zee School Patiala shares smiles this Diwali

Mount Litera Zee School Patiala launched the ‘Illuminating Lives’ Project as part of this Diwali celebrations.

Bring back 'special chance' provision, students urge Delhi University
Bring back 'special chance' provision, students urge Delhi University

After Delhi University last week allowed re-evaluation of answer sheets, students are now demanding that the varsity also bring back the 'special chance' provision which provides for additional time beyond the stipulated period for the completion of courses.

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