India  /  Published 29.08.20

CLAT: put off to September 28

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for entry to national law schools has been rescheduled to September 28 because of the complete lockdown in Bengal on September 7. The Consortium of National Law U...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Freeze on Central varsity hiring

The government has asked central universities to freeze teacher recruitment until "complete lifting" of the lockdown, a move welcomed by JNU teachers who have long been accusing varsity auth...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.07.20

Students’ plight: virus vs studies

International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and b...
By AP in Phoenix

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Final-year exams must for degrees, says UGC

Final-year undergraduate and master’s students will have to appear in exams to get their degrees, the government announced on Monday, while relaxing the earlier July schedule by saying these tes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 14.10.19

‘Here theory meets practice’

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), established in 1893, is a pioneer in hospitality education. The university provides a range of on-campus and online learning solutions, including undergraduate, gr...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

US universities are addicted to billionaires

Epstein’s infiltration of MIT shouldn’t even be much of a surprise; from the Kochs to the Sacklers to the Saudis to sundry endowed chairs and fancy corporate institutes, American higher education ...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

JU campus polls in January

After three years, campus polls returns to Jadavpur University next January, a varsity official said.The decision was taken at a meeting of the students’ welfare board of the university on Wednesday...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

India urgently needs to nurture the 'ivory tower'

Sadiq Rangwala is an experimental atomic, molecular and optical physicist in Bangalore...
By Sadiq Rangwala in

India  /  Published 24.02.19

Varsity internal exams suggested

A panel of academics has suggested that regular internal exams should be introduced in undergraduate and postgraduate courses as part of measures to improve quality of learning among students.The univ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

Universities are not intended to teach typing

Official language has its own codes. In it, the word ‘advice’ is seldom a disinterested attempt to help. So when the University Grants Commission ‘advises’ universities to adopt the series of ...
By The Editorial Board in


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