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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of university named after Jat figure in Aligarh
Politics

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of university named after Jat figure in Aligarh

The university is being established by the Uttar Pradesh government in memory and honour of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer

Salgy Baran tops university entrance exams in Afghanistan but uncertain future looms
World

Salgy Baran tops university entrance exams in Afghanistan but uncertain future looms

The 18-year-old wants to stay and become a doctor, but as with so many other Afghans, those plans were plunged into doubt when the Taliban rolled into Kabul this month

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run
India

National Overseas Scholarship: State must undertake vast expansion of scheme; will benefit nation in long run

For marginalised communities, modern education is a precious asset and a way for acquiring socio-economic mobility in an unequal society

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying
Lifestyle

COVID-19 impact: Experts in overseas education on how Indian students can navigate new challenges while applying

Study Abroad platforms that provide guidance, test prep and other essential services to students have been especially hard-pressed to rise to the practical challenges posed by COVID: closed borders or travel bans, slowdowns in visa appointments, cancelled exams, vaccination or quarantine requirements, and students’ understandable unease with online-only courses.

As COVID-19 fuelled shift to online learning, Indian students reflect on how their overseas education experience was impacted
Lifestyle

As COVID-19 fuelled shift to online learning, Indian students reflect on how their overseas education experience was impacted

As classes went online, social interactions ceased, and decisions about travel — whether for fieldwork or to one's home or institute — became fraught, Indian students enrolled at foreign universities had to look for new ways to cope.

A Pandemic Year for Women: On leaving home to find a distant, foreign one, during a global crisis
Lifestyle

A Pandemic Year for Women: On leaving home to find a distant, foreign one, during a global crisis

This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.

IIT Jammu and J&K govt sign MoU to enhance quality of higher education
India

IIT Jammu and J&K govt sign MoU to enhance quality of higher education

The scope of the agreement between the Higher Education Department Jammu and Kashmir and IIT Jammu includes academic, research, administrative and consultancy collaborations

Narendra Modi calls NEP ‘way to empower every student’, urges its implementation in ‘letter and spirit’
India

Narendra Modi calls NEP ‘way to empower every student’, urges its implementation in ‘letter and spirit’

The prime minister said that the education policy, like defence and foreign policies, is not of the government but of the country

For Indian universities, post-COVID-19 world offers level playing field in higher education; specialist courses, foreign collaborations can help attract students
World

For Indian universities, post-COVID-19 world offers level playing field in higher education; specialist courses, foreign collaborations can help attract students

Indian universities can attract domestic students by providing a global experience, such as by facilitating internships abroad, or partnering with large organisations for work-based learning.

Karnataka CET 2020 to be held on 30 and 31 July, says Deputy CM CN Ashwath Narayan; exam was earlier scheduled for April
India

Karnataka CET 2020 to be held on 30 and 31 July, says Deputy CM CN Ashwath Narayan; exam was earlier scheduled for April

Karnataka CET 2020 was earlier scheduled to be held between 22 and 24 April but was postponed due to nationwide lockdown.

Kashmir fumes as crawling 2G internet hits businesses, academics; stricter norms in place to verify pre-paid customers
India

Kashmir fumes as crawling 2G internet hits businesses, academics; stricter norms in place to verify pre-paid customers

The low-speed internet has both affected the businesses and the academic activities in Kashmir.

Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP focuses on achievements in education sector, stumps rivals with silence on national issues
Politics

Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP focuses on achievements in education sector, stumps rivals with silence on national issues

Although Manish Sisodia touched upon achievements of AAP in various sectors, the common denominator of his poll address was education.

Aligarh Muslim University teachers should turn crisis into opportunity; young minds must be coaxed out of fear, writes AMU professor
India

Aligarh Muslim University teachers should turn crisis into opportunity; young minds must be coaxed out of fear, writes AMU professor

An atmosphere of dialogue, discussion, empathetic understanding on the part of the university and district administration and a feeling of learning, understanding and moving on, on the part of the students, will go a long way in bringing the university to its normal course.

India's education system, arrested by inequality and loopholes in policy, sets poor children up for failure
Learning

India's education system, arrested by inequality and loopholes in policy, sets poor children up for failure

Education has been sold in India as a route to national greatness. It is expected to “socially uplift” the poor, transform society and turn the country into an economic powerhouse. But in countries like ours where intergenerational social and economic inequalities are entrenched, education on its own changes very little. It mostly reproduces the inequalities.

Gauhati University offered 21 unapproved courses, finds CAG; retired HC judge, internal 7-member panel to independently probe charges
India

Gauhati University offered 21 unapproved courses, finds CAG; retired HC judge, internal 7-member panel to independently probe charges

The CAG said that the matter was reported to the government in August 2018, but the state government is yet to respond to it.

Uttar Pradesh govt introduces bill seeking to prevent 'anti-national activities' in private universities in state
India

Uttar Pradesh govt introduces bill seeking to prevent 'anti-national activities' in private universities in state

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday tabled a bill, seeking an undertaking from private universities that they will not allow their campus to be used for 'anti-national activities'.

New Education Policy ignores universality of learning that RTE ensures, focuses on autonomy of private schools
India

New Education Policy ignores universality of learning that RTE ensures, focuses on autonomy of private schools

The review should be asking why several states have failed to implement RTE, an over nine-year-old constitutional mandate and why nearly 80 percent of schools required to implement it are still not doing it.

New Education Policy: Non-inclusion of teachers in core committee deprived panel knowledge of on-ground challenges
India

New Education Policy: Non-inclusion of teachers in core committee deprived panel knowledge of on-ground challenges

The New Education Policy falls short of establishing the connection between our national needs with that of its proposals.

Ramachandra Guha refuses Ahmedabad University post after AVBP protest, tweets 'may Gandhi's spirit come alive once more'
India

Ramachandra Guha refuses Ahmedabad University post after AVBP protest, tweets 'may Gandhi's spirit come alive once more'

When contacted for its reaction to the development, the university on Friday refused to comment saying that the VC was out of the country on official tour and he was the sole authorised person to speak about the institution’s affairs.

Delhi University student polls: Narrative dominated by infrastructure, logistics issues rather than academics
Politics

Delhi University student polls: Narrative dominated by infrastructure, logistics issues rather than academics

The issues that dominate the political narrative in student politics in Delhi revolve around infrastructure and logistics.