World  /  Published 01.10.20

Call to STEM brain drain

A new US Congressional report on defence has urged the Trump administration to aggressively expand visa for the foreign STEM talent, emphasising that the US must ensure people with critical knowledge ...
By PTI in Washington

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.20

JU teachers suggest split in entry criteria

Teachers of Jadavpur University’s science faculty have suggested separate criteria for admission to undergraduate courses for students from the Bengal board and those from the CBSE board and the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

CBSE: dual level math helps

The CBSE Class X results were announced on Wednesday. The students are the first batch to get the option of choosing between a basic and standard level of math, which according to several teachers he...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.18

Watch a movie before a maths exam: teacher

A movie before the day of your maths exam can help you relax, de-stress and enable you to score better. This piece of advice might sound too radical for harried parents of students preparing for their...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Education  /  Published 19.11.19

Data mining can change lives

I am a miner who has to delve deep for precious stuff. But I don’t need massive drilling machines or gigantic trucks for mining — just some smart software, lots patience and some intellect. I try ...
By Saidur Rahaman in

Science  /  Published 30.09.18

Should chess be a subject in school? Some countries agree

Chess and mathematics go back a long way if you go by the famous story of the maharaja and his courtier, the inventor of Chaturanga, the Sanskrit name for chess. This is a story that has travelled the...
By Aswin Sekhar in

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Gaokao, the exam that makes traffic go silent

A stressful time for millions of Chinese just got over. The gaokao, China’s university entrance exam, was held in early June and the results are just out. This year, more than 10.31 million students...
By Neha Sahay in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

ISI dream & love for mathematics

The Class X student of GD Birla Centre of Education who is believed to have suffocated herself to death in the school washroom on Friday loved mathematics and had been preparing for the Indian Statist...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 12.02.19

It is too early to decide

Q My son is in Class VIII. We have been looking at different coaching classes we can put him in. He is already showing signs of doing well in maths and the sciences. We cannot decide between some coac...
By Shivani Manchanda in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.20

Project work in ISC maths

ISC students will have 20 marks allotted for compulsory project work in mathematics from this year to ensure students learn the application of mathematical theories they are taught in school. Students...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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