The future of news in India

With the rise of social media, how do publishers from traditional and new media engage and create content for a social minded audience? Patricia Mascarenhas finds out.

Engineering grads to get skilled in IT

Infosys Foundation has recently launched a programme to enhance employability of engineering graduates. Gauri Rane reports.

UCL's global citizenship programme makes coursework impactful

University College London offers extra-curricular and academic courses that enhance a student's study life. Prachi Rege takes a sneak peak into the new programmes.

AIIMS entrance toppers guide aspirants through blog

Going through a blog can help young aspirants get guidance to crack the medical entrance examination to the country's premier institution.

Chhattisgarh govt cracks whip on non-accredited universities
Chhattisgarh govt cracks whip on non-accredited universities

Chhattisgarh Government has asked police to take legal action against non-accredited universities operating illegally in the state after receiving a slew of complaints against them even as the Chief Lokayukta has sought a detailed list of such institutions within 15 days.

J&K floods: Exams to be held in March next year

Facing flak for its decision to hold school examinations in the flood-hit Valley in autumn, Jammu and Kashmir government has now decided to hold the exams in March next year.

Meritorious students get a helping hand in West Bengal

For many students who aspire to sit for joint entrance examinations for engineering and medical streams but lack financial support, help has come from 'Lakshyabhed' - a joint initiative between district administrations and an NGO.

Govt eases age bar for J&K residents to take civil service exam

In a major relief for civil services aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir, the Government has extended till next year-end the upper age limit relaxation for the residents of the state to take the examination.

There is no substitute for teachers: Founder of Super 30
There is no substitute for teachers: Founder of Super 30

Asserting that there is "no substitute" for teachers, Indian mathematician and founder of well-known Super 30 tutorial programme has said that there is a need to create an atmosphere in which teachers get respect and recognition to draw the best to this profession.

Tracking the burgeoning population

A quaint institute located in the heart of the city conducts nationwide research exclusively on population. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee tracks International Institute of Population Sciences

Cracking the hassle free CAT this year

From flexible time limit to an increase in the number of cities the test will be administered. This year's CAT exam seems to be aspirant-friendly finds out Prachi Rege

Neuroscience as a career option
Neuroscience as a career option

A career in neuroscience requires long hours of study. Only those with patience can thrive in this field, experts tell Prachi Rege

Justice Verma committee's recommendations should be included in legal education: Jaising
Justice Verma committee's recommendations should be included in legal education: Jaising

There is a need for concerted efforts to address the issue of sexual harassment at workplace and Justice Verma committee recommendations made in this regard should be included in the legal curriculum, senior advocate Indira Jaising has said.

Delhi HC notice to BCI for derecognising DU's Law Faculty
Delhi HC notice to BCI for derecognising DU's Law Faculty

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) and Delhi Bar Council (DBC) on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to quash the BCI's order last month that law graduates who passed out from the three centres of Delhi University's Law Faculty this year cannot be enrolled as advocates.

Upgradation to the C-Suite

With an emphasis on practical learning and grooming of talent, institutes across the world are developing special management programmes to equip women with the knowledge and tools needed to elevate

Yoga instructor as a career
Yoga instructor as a career

Patricia Mascarenhas

Building a confident and knowledgeable youth force in India

Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN), founder and president, Rishabh Shah tells why it is essential for students to keep abreast with local, national and international

Find time for passion

In the hustle and bustle of routine, a common regret people have is their inability to pursue their passions. We spoke to those who have managed to navigate both boats without capsizing either.

Marketing Engineering

While many view traditional marketing as an art and some view it as science, the new school of thought is looks at it as engineering. 

Students to benefit with scholarship worth USD 12.5 million

The Mahindra College recently announced the UWC Davis Mahindra Scholarship.

Jitender Singh announces college, VHF tower in Kishtwar
Jitender Singh announces college, VHF tower in Kishtwar

Union Minister Jitendra Singh, who concluded his two-day visit to the district on Saturday, announced setting up of a degree college, very high frequency tower and facility of medical ambulance for the remotest Paddar-Machail mountainous belt of Kishtwar district.

Sankara University gets A grade certification from NAAC

The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit at Kalady here has been accredited with an A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Courses that complement 'Make in India' campaign required: Smriti Irani

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Friday urged the Vice Chancellors of all the Gujarat-based universities to design courses to help the potential boom in the manufacturing sector with the launch of Make in India campaign.

Delhi HC restrains IIPM from using MBA, BBA name for courses

The Delhi High Court Friday restrained the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) from using terms such as "MBA , BBA or management course" for the courses it offers.

Want to become a Space Scientist? Here's how
Want to become a Space Scientist? Here's how

India on Wednesday created history by becoming the first country in the world to successfully send a mission to Mars in the first attempt.

DU's Gyanodaya Express to take students to Northeast

Delhi University's Gyanodaya Express train will travel to Northeast this year to enrich students' understanding about the culture and heritage of the region.

Effect of educational surveys on learning outcomes

Improving learning outcomes is a crucial task that stares the Indian education system in its face. Prachi Rege tracks the scope of education surveys that try to spot loopholes in the learning system.

'Applying Research' at IIT-B
'Applying Research' at IIT-B

From predicting floods to making toilets that do need require flushing, students and faculty at IIT-B are busy with a vast gamut of research. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports.

IITs ease admission norms, 75 percent cutoff in 12th standard to replace old criteria

In a significant decision which is set to benefit students aspiring to enter IITs, the Council meet of the prestigious institutions in Chennai on Monday decided to consider the aggregate marks secured in Class XII Board Examinations for admission.

A course in yogic science

Yoga, a science that teaches you how to flex, is becoming a lucrative career option. Patricia Mascarenhas gives you a gist on the new courses in the field.

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