The writer, former director of IIT-Guwahati, is mentor-director of the newly established Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati.
For IITs, UGC should go back to its earlier practice of only listing names of degrees.
Are Indian institutions as poor as the QS and Times global university ratings suggest?
Reforms in IIT entrance exam make schools central to the learning process
Sister Cyril claims herself to be a very practical human. She writes: "Look, I'm practical. Here we're all practical. A lot of foreigners go out to places like Eastern Bypass (in Kolkata), take one look at the living conditions and say, 'poor things, poor things'. I say, don't pity them, do something for them!"