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  • India exploring options to minimise impact on its students' education: Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj Dec 07, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    India exploring options to minimise impact on its students' education: Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj

    Speaking at the briefing titled Ukraine: Protection of civilians and the situation of children on Tuesday, Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj said the conflict in Ukraine is severely impacting the 7.5 million children across the country.

  • How the new EB-5 Visa will empower you to pursue your American Dream  Dec 05, 2022 02:07 PM IST

    How the new EB-5 Visa will empower you to pursue your American Dream 

    The new EB-5 program, backed by concurrent filing for a change of status, is an ideal tool for securing your future in the US. It will also release you from your dependence on universities/employers.  

  • Promote technical, medical and law education in mother tongue for better understanding: Amit Shah to states Nov 30, 2022 11:07 AM IST

    Promote technical, medical and law education in mother tongue for better understanding: Amit Shah to states

    Underlining the importance of education in Hindi and regional languages, Amit Shah said students can develop an original thought process with ease if they study in their mother tongue and this encourages research and innovation.

  • As UK plans to restrict foreign students, here's a look at Indians studying abroad and their preferred destinations Nov 29, 2022 07:02 PM IST

    As UK plans to restrict foreign students, here's a look at Indians studying abroad and their preferred destinations

    As many as 770,000 Indian students went abroad for higher education in 2019 and the number is estimated to grow to roughly 1.8 million by 2024

  • Cryptonite or superpower? Why these institutes are teaching kids about cryptos and blockchain  Nov 27, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Cryptonite or superpower? Why these institutes are teaching kids about cryptos and blockchain 

    Amid the meltdown in the cryptocurrency world, some institutions are offering short-term courses and online crypto camps for kids with an eye on the future.

  • As free trade deal with India squeaks through Aussie parliament, here's all you need to know Nov 22, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    As free trade deal with India squeaks through Aussie parliament, here's all you need to know

    Indian parliament is yet to pass the Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement that was signed in April this year

  • Top 10 colleges in the US in 2022-2023 Nov 21, 2022 07:05 PM IST

    Top 10 colleges in the US in 2022-2023

    The US News and World Report released its annual ranking of the best national universities. A total of 1500 colleges across various categories were ranked based on 17 metrics. Princeton University topped the ranking list.

  • Over 59K students secure admission in DU colleges Nov 20, 2022 09:52 PM IST

    Over 59K students secure admission in DU colleges

    The third round of seat allocation in the university ended on Thursday. While over 2,000 students withdrew their admission, more than 14,000 seats are vacant

  • Adityanath govt's infrastructure push boosts enrolment, attendance in UP's elementary schools Nov 20, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    Adityanath govt's infrastructure push boosts enrolment, attendance in UP's elementary schools

    The state government had launched "Operation Vidyalaya Kayakalp" in June 2018-19 to further strengthen 19 infrastructure facilities in 1.33 lakh elementary schools.

  • Finding academic talent open to multi-disciplinary teaching a challenge for Indian varsities, says Ashoka University's Sinha Nov 14, 2022 05:21 PM IST

    Finding academic talent open to multi-disciplinary teaching a challenge for Indian varsities, says Ashoka University's Sinha

    Students are focusing more on learning and upskilling than just pursuing a degree and education institutions should also evolve in line with students' requirements, says Sinha

  • DU declares third list of seat allocation for undergraduate admission Nov 13, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    DU declares third list of seat allocation for undergraduate admission

    The total number of students admitted to the varsity so far has gone beyond 61,500 as against 70,000 undergraduate seats.

  • Redemption: Shahjahanpur jail inmates look for new life through education, embroidery Nov 13, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    Redemption: Shahjahanpur jail inmates look for new life through education, embroidery

    Of the 1,500 jail inmates, including 58 women, more than 250 study regularly.

  • Policy Talk | Are India's universities preparing students for the future? Explore with ace educator Pramath Sinha Nov 12, 2022 02:42 PM IST

    Policy Talk | Are India's universities preparing students for the future? Explore with ace educator Pramath Sinha

    In an exclusive chat, Pramath Sinha - founder of ISB, Harappa and Ashoka University - spoke to Yatish Rajawat - founder of Centre for Innovation in Public Policy - about the rapidly changing landscape of education triggered by the New Education Policy and technology.

  • All party meet 'rejects' Constitutional Amendment providing 10 per cent quota to EWS Nov 12, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    All party meet 'rejects' Constitutional Amendment providing 10 per cent quota to EWS

    The meeting, boycotted by Principal opposition AIADMK and its ally BJP, urged the state government to "strongly" register its opinions when a review petition is filed.

  • Supreme Court’s EWS verdict may have opened a can of worms Nov 08, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Supreme Court’s EWS verdict may have opened a can of worms

    The Supreme Court’s split 3:2 verdict on the validity of the 10 percent reservation for EWS raises several questions, leaves the door open for states to make their own interpretations, and potentially attempt to raise quotas to well beyond the 50 percent ceiling

  • A supreme leap forward on EWS quota Nov 08, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    A supreme leap forward on EWS quota

    We must consider the prospects of creating newer sections of marginalised communities due to prolonged exclusion from education or labour market opportunities due to affirmative action policies

  • upGrad to invest $30 mn to launch 10 global campuses under new brand, hire 1,000 PhDs Nov 07, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    upGrad to invest $30 mn to launch 10 global campuses under new brand, hire 1,000 PhDs

    Three of these will be in the US, of which the San Francisco unit will go live in January 2023; one will be opened in Singapore and one in the Middle East, too.

  • Program to encourage students to join professional courses to be designed soon: Manish Sisodia Nov 03, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    Program to encourage students to join professional courses to be designed soon: Manish Sisodia

    Advanced professional courses of Industrial Training Institute help students build the conviction to achieve their career aspirations and give them clarity about future goals, he said while interacting with the students at ITI in Khichripur.

  • Education | Undue focus on Hindi can lead to national isolation, international seclusion Oct 26, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Education | Undue focus on Hindi can lead to national isolation, international seclusion

    The Committee of Parliament on Official Language’s recommendations that Hindi replace English as the sole language of instruction in central institutions, and that regional languages be used in state universities and other non-central educational institutions will have far-reaching adverse consequences

  • Why you can love maths even if you hate calculations Oct 23, 2022 02:39 PM IST

    Why you can love maths even if you hate calculations

    Plus, a $120 trillion question: Are there patterns in the way share prices work?

  • DU admission: 72,865 candidates accept allotted college, course in first merit list Oct 22, 2022 08:10 PM IST

    DU admission: 72,865 candidates accept allotted college, course in first merit list

    The Delhi University (DU) had on Wednesday announced the much-awaited first list of seat allocation, marking the commencement of the third and last phase of the admission process for undergraduate programmes.

  • Education turns a major battleground for BJP and AAP in Gujarat Assembly polls Oct 20, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Education turns a major battleground for BJP and AAP in Gujarat Assembly polls

    The AAP has made revamping of education model its agenda, promising better schools and regularisation of teachers, while the BJP alleges that AAP has failed to deliver in Delhi and is making fake promises in Gujarat.

  • 5G will take education to next level: PM Narendra Modi, says NEP will pull country out of English 'slave mentality' Oct 19, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    5G will take education to next level: PM Narendra Modi, says NEP will pull country out of English 'slave mentality'

    The prime minister was speaking after launching the Gujarat government's Mission Schools of Excellence initiative at Adalaj town in Gandhinagar district.

  • In Kolkata’s Sonagachi, sex workers are grooming their children for a better life Oct 15, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    In Kolkata’s Sonagachi, sex workers are grooming their children for a better life

    Sex workers in the City of Joy are sending their children to good schools and helping them acquire skills, so they can integrate with society at large.

  • India will come out of current global turmoil, move on path of sustained growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Oct 14, 2022 05:55 PM IST

    India will come out of current global turmoil, move on path of sustained growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    She said India has been able to set up a global benchmark in digitisation in areas of payment, healthcare, education and regulatory compliances, and this is a confidence booster for the economy.