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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.

Alumni appalled by IIM-A's rejection of 'quota' in FPM course, call it 'violation of law' and against spirit of 'social justice'
India

Alumni appalled by IIM-A's rejection of 'quota' in FPM course, call it 'violation of law' and against spirit of 'social justice'

The plea, filed by the Global IIM Alumni Network, sought to further a case for “social justice” in education by advocating that IIM-Ahmedabad, like its sister institutions in Lucknow and Bengaluru, apportion a fixed number of seats for applicants from SC, ST and OBC categories.

Ramachandra Guha's criticism of St Stephen's 'lopsided' quotas misplaced; college performing its role as minority institute
India

Ramachandra Guha's criticism of St Stephen's 'lopsided' quotas misplaced; college performing its role as minority institute

One wonders why St Stephen's College can be an object of nostalgia only when 'its Christianity was/is extremely understated'.

Crisis in Indian universities worsening: 33% teaching posts vacant, no varsity in country among top 100 globally
India

Crisis in Indian universities worsening: 33% teaching posts vacant, no varsity in country among top 100 globally

A third of teaching posts are vacant in India’s central universities and no Indian university finds a place in the global top 100.

UGC in need of restructuring, but proposed commission poses danger of Centre monopolising academia, capital
India

UGC in need of restructuring, but proposed commission poses danger of Centre monopolising academia, capital

The Central government prepared a draft Act last month to replace the UGC with a new regulator for higher education in the country. The Act is being called the Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018

India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early life
India

India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early life

Ensuring supplementary nutrition for children in the 0-3 years age bracket could raise the number of graduates in India by 3.17 million, new research shows.

Startups in India fail to move the needle; things could change if firms can draw on research
Business

Startups in India fail to move the needle; things could change if firms can draw on research

Only a critical mass of researchers, who become entrepreneurs, consultants and manpower for the industry can bring about a change.

CBSE directs schools not to withhold admit cards of students due to performance in pre-board tests
India

CBSE directs schools not to withhold admit cards of students due to performance in pre-board tests

The CBSE has taken a serious view of schools withholding admit cards of students due to their performance in the pre-board tests.

Meghalaya Diary, part 1: Martin Luther Christian University's violations expose lacunae gripping higher education in poll-bound state
India

Meghalaya Diary, part 1: Martin Luther Christian University's violations expose lacunae gripping higher education in poll-bound state

The first doubts about MLCU started in 2010, four years after the university started operations out of a church building in Shillong.

BJP has good chances in Christian-majority Meghalaya, provided party maintains development as poll agenda
Politics

BJP has good chances in Christian-majority Meghalaya, provided party maintains development as poll agenda

Thanks to Congress, BJP and other opposition parties, have no dearth of development issues to contest the elections in Meghalaya

JNU compulsory attendance row: Ill-conceived circular severely affects day scholars, must be revisited
India

JNU compulsory attendance row: Ill-conceived circular severely affects day scholars, must be revisited

The JNU administration must come up with concrete answers. Either classes must be started, for which attendance can be marked, compulsory attendance must be done away with.

AICTE changes curriculum for engineering, technical courses: Here's what students should expect
India

AICTE changes curriculum for engineering, technical courses: Here's what students should expect

Curriculum for engineering and technical courses across the country has been revamped by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to meet the demands of the industry.

Budget 2018: Industry body Assocham seeks higher outlay for education
Business

Budget 2018: Industry body Assocham seeks higher outlay for education

Industry body Assocham has sought enhanced outlay for education in the upcoming Budget and pitched for exempting higher education from the Goods and Services Tax

Nalanda's glory can be reclaimed — if Bihar addresses the flaws in its education sector
Life

Nalanda's glory can be reclaimed — if Bihar addresses the flaws in its education sector

Unless the state of Bihar sees the flaws in its education sector with clarity, the narrative of Nalanda will remain one of lost glory.

CBSE Class 10th, 12th date sheet released: Full schedule of board exams beginning 5 March
India

CBSE Class 10th, 12th date sheet released: Full schedule of board exams beginning 5 March

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday released the board exams dates for class 10th and 12th. As per the schedule, the exams will begin from 5 March

CBSE likely to release date sheet for Class 10, Class 12 board examinations today
India

CBSE likely to release date sheet for Class 10, Class 12 board examinations today

Students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) may know the dates of the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations on Friday.

DP Singh is new UGC chairman: Former NAAC head must address policy ad-hocism, restore transparency to higher education
India

DP Singh is new UGC chairman: Former NAAC head must address policy ad-hocism, restore transparency to higher education

DP Singh, the new UGC chairman, must try & fulfil its mandates of allocating funds for university development and promoting quality of teaching & research.

Teachers play key role in transforming society; can never be replaced by Google: Venkaiah Naidu
News & Analysis

Teachers play key role in transforming society; can never be replaced by Google: Venkaiah Naidu

"No doubt Google is important, but it can never replace the place of guru (teachers) in the life of students," Naidu said.

GST on education is symptomatic of why India will never reap its demographic dividend
Business

GST on education is symptomatic of why India will never reap its demographic dividend

GST has enabled the government to bring a tax rate for education in country