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Indian Institutes Of Technology
India  /  Published 13.10.20

IIT chance for students who missed test

The Indian Institutes of Technology on Tuesday decided to give an additional attempt next year to the candidates who could not appear in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced this year because...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Academics question UGC for insisting on exams

The University Grants Commission’s move to direct universities to hold examinations for final-semester students in the middle of the pandemic has come at a time when top foreign universities and...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 19.05.20

Connectivity hiccups

Pamir Roy, second-year student of mechanical engineering at the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) in Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh, is a poster boy of online learning in...
By Chandana Chandra in

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Government stalls IIT fee hike

The Centre on Wednesday put on hold a recent decision of the council governing the IITs to hike MTech tuition fees 10 fold in a phased manner over three years.The government’s decision comes at a ti...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.20

Hype over IIT study 'premature'

On April 10, human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had tweeted that IIT Delhi had “developed a low-cost Covid-19 testing kit”.But officials at IIT Delhi said the test kit was still ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.06.20

'Outstanding' results in tech test

Either the lockdown has been intellectually stimulating for students or they have been extremely enterprising.Either way, the country’s first tryst with online exams has left in its wake trailblazin...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 23.12.19

JNU fee hike is putting education out of reach

YesRight, not privilegeThe JNU hostel fee hike is absolutely not justified because this act regards higher education as a privilege and not a right. Higher education should always be made affordable s...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Alumnus voice for fee hike

A former top government official has backed the recent increase in fees for MTech programmes at the Indian Institutes of Technology, expressing the hope that it would help attune emerging technologies...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.04.20

7 IITs shun Times rankings

India’s oldest seven IITs have decided to boycott the global rankings done by Times Higher Education, arguing the London-based agency’s process of grading educational institutions is opaque.The In...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

A direct assault on academic autonomy

Normally, governments would be expected to govern. The Indian government, however, considers its office-bearers experts in all spheres of activity, especially education. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led...
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