Higher Education
Opinion  /  Published 19.11.20

Greener pasture: India's 'brain drain'

India, data suggest, is second only to China when it comes to contributing to the international students’ population in the United States of America. This, interestingly, is a poorer showing fro...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 17.11.20

Indian students prefer US universities

Nearly two lakh Indian students chose the US as their destination to pursue higher education in the 2019-20 academic year, according to the Open Doors Report released by the US embassy on Monday. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Talks on restarting classes

Education minister Partha Chatterjee will hold a videoconference with the vice-chancellors on Sunday to decide how classes can be started from November 1 while following the UGC academic calendar, a h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.09.20

Chinks in the NEP armour

The newly minted National Education Policy envisions Indian higher education institutions as large, multidisciplinary universities that will henceforth focus on holistic learning and aspire to achieve...
By Palash Deb in

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.20

Against excellence: NEP in sync with Hindutva

Since the totality of speech consists of both what is said and what is not said, for understanding the new National Education Policy we have to look both at its words and its silences. Then we cannot ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Scholarship: for tribal students

The state government is planning a special scholarship scheme which will allow meritorious tribal students to pursue higher studies in top foreign universities, sources from the chief minister's o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Congress opposes 'stifling' NEP

The Congress has objected to the government thrusting on the country a New Education Policy amid a pandemic without a discussion with the stakeholders or a scrutiny by Parliament. The party has also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.20

Live free: Kurma app success

Sir — Collaborative efforts can yield incredible results. The success of the Kurma app developed by conservation agencies to protect turtles — it recently earned applause from the Union en...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

The blend that is perfect: Tech based education

Every educational institution is reflecting with its faculty members and other stakeholders on how to arrive at a balanced blend between online and offline modes of teaching-learning and evaluation pr...
By J. Felix Raj in

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.19

Students' fundamental right to privacy is at stake

The Age of Information idolizes digital connections. But the desire to establish such links may not always be innocent. A letter from the department of higher education has ‘requested’ — directe...
By The Editorial Board in


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