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Academic freedom of the few: How signature campaigns have become a fashion in educational institutes
India

Academic freedom of the few: How signature campaigns have become a fashion in educational institutes

Agenda-driven activism in the name of academic freedom may distract research scholars from their pursuit of research, and even jeopardise the careers of bright scholars

CAT 2021: Result likely to be announced today, here's how to check
India

CAT 2021: Result likely to be announced today, here's how to check

It is to be noted that the CAT Result 2021 date has not been officially announced by IIM Ahmedabad. However, past CAT exam result trends analysis shows that the result is likely to be announced today

IIM CAT 2021: Answer key released at iimcat.ac.in; raise challenges till 11 December
India

IIM CAT 2021: Answer key released at iimcat.ac.in; raise challenges till 11 December

This year, nearly 1.92 lakh candidates appeared for the exam. The examination was conducted on 28 November in 438 test centres which spread across 156 cities in the country

CAT 2021: IIM Ahmedabad to conduct test tomorrow; check dress code, other details here
India

CAT 2021: IIM Ahmedabad to conduct test tomorrow; check dress code, other details here

The first section will be a Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC. A Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) and a Quantitative Ability (QA) section will follow the first section

IIM CAT 2021: Exam to take place on 28 November; check guidelines here
India

IIM CAT 2021: Exam to take place on 28 November; check guidelines here

The exam will be conducted on 28 November in over 400 exam centres across the country

IIM CAT 2021: Admit cards for common admission test to be released on 27 Oct; check steps to download here
India

IIM CAT 2021: Admit cards for common admission test to be released on 27 Oct; check steps to download here

The IIM CAT 2021 is scheduled to be held on 28 November in 159 cities all over India at more than 400 test centres.

Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history
long-reads

Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history

If the dormitory blocks at IIM-A are conserved, that would be beautiful. But when will we restore the professional understanding of our roles and responsibilities as architects in shaping the professional and public realm – its intellectual, political, and aesthetic (philosophical) dimensions and discourses?

NIRF rankings 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce list of India's top 10 colleges today; check nirfindia.org
India

NIRF rankings 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce list of India's top 10 colleges today; check nirfindia.org

The MHRD will release the NIRF ranking 2019 of top Universities, Colleges and institutes of the country for the year 2019. The rankings will be announced under nine categories – Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law.

IIM-A hikes management programme fees by over 4% to Rs 23 lakh; other IIMs may follow suit
India

IIM-A hikes management programme fees by over 4% to Rs 23 lakh; other IIMs may follow suit

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) revised fees for its prestigious two-year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management from Rs 22 lakh to Rs 23 lakh

IIM-A's Financial Inclusion Lab picks 11 startups in 1st batch; will provide capital, market access and mentorship
Business

IIM-A's Financial Inclusion Lab picks 11 startups in 1st batch; will provide capital, market access and mentorship

The successful entrants will use technology-based strategies such as automation, underwriting and machine learning to help improve the financial health of the target population

IIM-Ahmedabad seeks HRD ministry's help to resolve Rs 52-crore GST notice issue, says move will hit its finances
Business

IIM-Ahmedabad seeks HRD ministry's help to resolve Rs 52-crore GST notice issue, says move will hit its finances

Principal Commissioner of the Central GST (Ahmedabad south) has sent a Rs 52 crore service tax demand on four post-graduate programmes offered by the IIM-A

Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Calcutta IIMs make it in top 50 institutes in QS World University Rankings
India

Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Calcutta IIMs make it in top 50 institutes in QS World University Rankings

IIM Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta secured the 22nd, 23rd, and 46th spots respectively in the ranking compiled for the first time in such category by the firm.

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

CVC to launch new 'integrity index' to rank govt departments over anti-corruption measures
India

CVC to launch new 'integrity index' to rank govt departments over anti-corruption measures

The CVC has decided to go in for development of the integrity index-based on bench-marking of internal processes and controls within an organisation as well as the management of relationships and expectations of outside stakeholders, it said.

IIMs tweak screening and admission process, witness more diversity in terms of gender, backgrounds
India

IIMs tweak screening and admission process, witness more diversity in terms of gender, backgrounds

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have changed their policies regarding the screening process of applicants, and these tweaks have resulted in more diverse classrooms

MPC to decide on your home loan EMIs on Oct 4: Short profiles of 3 members
Business

MPC to decide on your home loan EMIs on Oct 4: Short profiles of 3 members

While we will have to wait for a couple of weeks to know the decision, here's a look at the short profiles of these three government appointed MPC members

IITs wrong in banning startups; protectionism has no place in free economy
Business

IITs wrong in banning startups; protectionism has no place in free economy

Every 8-10 years, one sector booms and makes a beeline to IITs and other elite institutions with attractive job offers. The educational institutions need to remember that risk is part and parcel of any job

University of Chicago welcomes Raghuram Rajan back to academics
India

University of Chicago welcomes Raghuram Rajan back to academics

Welcoming Raghuram Rajan back to academics, the prestigious University of Chicago has said the outgoing RBI Governor's experience as head of India's top central banker will be of great benefit when he returns to research and teaching later this year.

President arrives in Namibia for 2-day visit, uranium supply may dominate talks
India

President arrives in Namibia for 2-day visit, uranium supply may dominate talks

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Namibia on Wednesday for a two-day state visit during which key negotiations on Uranium supply for civil nuclear use will take place besides other bilateral issues.

Flipkart effect: Startups may lose sheen in job market
News & Analysis

Flipkart effect: Startups may lose sheen in job market

Darling of jobseekers till recently, the startup space may lose some sheen in the job market as management and tech graduates might prefer joining safer companies after the Flipkart fiasco, say experts.