Phd Scholars
Opinion  /  Published 23.03.22

Little learning: UGC proposal

Rigour and depth of learning are no longer of value. The new curriculum for the four-year undergraduate course proposed by the University Grants Commission reduces the proportion of the honours or maj...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Most female PhD candidates are overlooked when it comes to grants

Grave imbalance Sir — A skewed gender representation in any field can cause a plethora of problems. A nationwide survey has found that women make up only 13 per cent of scientists or science fa...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 06.12.21

‘Faceless’ tag on PhD entry tweak

The central universities have decided to admit PhD scholars through the all-India National Eligibility Test (NET) instead of their own individual entrance exams, prompting some academics to contend th...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Caste bias in varsities ‘endemic’

The allegation of campus caste harassment levelled by PhD scholar Deepa Mohanan, who conducted a 10-day hunger strike at a Kerala university, is only the latest among similar complaints from varsities...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Harassment charge by Dalit scholar

A nearly 10-day-old hunger strike by a Dalit science PhD scholar who has alleged caste harassment at the Mahatma Gandhi University here and refused to become “another Rohith Vemula” has pr...
By K.A. Shaji in Kottayam


India  /  Published 13.10.21

PhD rule for varsity teachers put off

The University Grants Commission has put off by two years a new rule that makes a PhD mandatory for direct recruitment as assistant professor at any university. The rule was to be implemented from Ju...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.20

UGC extends PhD theses deadline

Lokendra Pratap, a PhD student at JNU, said he had last month received his fellowship dues for July, August and September but “many others haven’t”. Students of central universities...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.20

JNU: fees for Covid delay

JNU is seeking tuition fees from end-year PhD students for the extra semester they have been granted to finalise and submit their theses, a process halted by the pandemic-induced closure of universiti...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 20.08.19

MPhil, PhD aspirants allege anomaly in list

MPhil/PhD candidates have alleged anomalies in Gauhati University English department’s selection list.“The MPhil/PhD selection list of Gauhati University’s English department is prepared on 20 m...
By Raja Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 22.01.20

Two-year wait for research guides

Manoj Waskel is waiting to start his research. He has been waiting for the past two years.The tribal student had enrolled for a PhD in social work in Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Sciences in Mh...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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