Outlook spoke to some noted education counsellors and experts in the field who have been dealing with students aspiring to go abroad to break the 10 biggest myths that parents and students often fall prey to while choosing their options for study abroad.
Higher education is the latest victim of the state’s rampant demolition of important institutions
Protocols including thermal screening, mandatory usage of face masks, social distancing and frequent sanitisation of campuses are expected to be followed
While laying the foundation stone for the permanent campus of IIM-Sambalpur, the PM said the goal of a self-reliant India can be achieved with the help of collaborative and innovative management concepts
CollPoll, a Bangalore-based EdTech company, has launched a unified digital education stack for higher education. The stack includes Meticulous AMS™ (Academic Management System), Classroom LMS (Learning Management System) and Examplary EMS™ (Examinations Management System) to meet the challenges thrown at the higher education institutions by the COVID19 pandemic.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the country has a robust education system, equipped with high quality research facilities. He also claimed that National Education Policy 2020 has helped universities throughout the country to compete with international universities.
Lady Shri Ram College For Women has pegged the cut off at 100 per cent for three courses-- BA (Hons) Economics, BA (Hons) Political Science and BA (Hons) Psychology.
The petition, filed through advocates Sravan Kumar & R Balaji, said that due to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, government and private hostels were closed, resulting in immense difficulty for final year students of various universities to find accommodation.
The Rajya Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote today. The Bill had already been cleared by the Lower House during the Budget Session In March.
St Stephen's College releases its first cut-off list. Cut-offs for many courses have been announced at 99% and above. This year’s cut-offs are higher than last year’s.
By cancelling college students' arrears, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palainswami eyes a grateful vote bank.
The Supreme Court said if any state feels they can't conduct exams by that date, they must approach the UGC for new dates to hold the exam.
After the High Court orders, the final-term Undergraduate examinations in Himachal Pradesh began as per already released date sheet. The exam which was to be held on Tuesday will be taken on a later date.
The government will also launch a common entrance test, as proposed under the National Education Policy 2020, from next year for central and other universities who are willing to join the new system.
It is crucial to realise that foreign investment is one of the possible remedies, but not a panacea for the present challenges India's higher education sector is facing.
As the fall comes along, the choice, for many American colleges is between a potentially fatal reopening and the inevitability of cuts, furloughs and layoffs for employees. Amid this, the most sensible approaches have come to include a variety of hybrid models.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta argued that not conducting exams will not be in the interest of students and degrees may not be recognised if the states would act unilaterally.
The NEP is a futuristic document that looks forward to the knowledge economy of the 21st century, one in which India’s participation has been intermittent at best. Will faculty members of these potentially impressive multiversities be able to shape the kind of research that molds not only their productivity, but also their very identities as visionary and effective teachers at the postsecondary level?
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.