Higher Education
India  /  Published 01.04.21

DU teachers reject tight feedback deadline

Delhi University teachers have largely rejected the varsity authorities’ request for feedback on the proposed Higher Education Commission of India, which will become a single overarching regulat...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

Erosion of academic freedom and learning

The freedom of thought and the associated freedom of expressing one’s ideas together form a fundamental bulwark of democracy, arguably as important as the freedom to live. The freedom of thought...
By Anup Sinha in

Business  /  Published 02.02.21

Schools: funds less this time

The education sector witnessed a major cut in outlay in the Union Budget for 2021-22 amid substantial dip in allocation to a scheme that aimed to improve school infrastructure and teaching. The alloc...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 04.12.20

British Council's Study UK Fair

British Council India is back with the next edition of Study UK Fair, only this time it’s virtual, ensuring a more seamless and detailed conversation between prospective students and colleges in...
By Shrestha Saha in

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


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