Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Indian education system


Jagadesh Kumar: 'Even if I get 70%...I can take CUET… this entire focus on high scores will go away'

March 28, 2022 3:45 pm

UGC head M Jagadesh Kumar said, "With the introduction of CUET, without the cut-throat competition to get 98-99 per cent, we are providing a level-playing ground for students who come from different economic backgrounds and are geographically distributed across the country."

Streamline entire education system, Supreme Court tells state and central governments

June 05, 2019 8:10 am

"Our anxiety is for the students. This happens every year and there is uncertainty in the mind of students with regard to admissions in medical or other courses," a vacation bench comprising Justices Indu Malhotra and M R Shah said while hearing the Maharashtra medical admission matter.  

Autonomy and Patience

October 15, 2018 12:10 am

There are no shortcuts to creating world-class universities

Engineering self esteem

September 21, 2018 12:10 am

E-learning, smart tutorials make IT education accessible and have been an extremely effective tool for students. They also provide a much-needed sense of accomplishment.

How not to educate

February 14, 2018 9:01 am

Access to schooling, a proper learning environment and appropriate pedagogic tools are prerequisites of any educational system. While reforms in the past eight years have focused on the first element, there has been very little clarity on interventions that enhance learning outcomes.

An artificial shortage of facts

December 22, 2017 7:48 am

Steeped in elitism, our educational institutions discourage case studies. Government programmes remain unrelated to ground realities.

What Teachers Must Learn

February 01, 2016 12:00 am

India’s education system is terribly out of step with the times

‘Brand IIT’ makes parents proud, but not always fulfilling for the student, says graduate

June 09, 2015 1:51 am

'It will make more sense for us to spend the crucial four or five years of life studying what interests us.'

Rajnath Singh holds western education responsible for dealing a 'severe blow' to Indian culture

October 16, 2014 9:49 am

Singh said present education system has dealt a severe blow to the values and culture of the country,

The futility of ranking

June 27, 2014 12:09 am

Let’s focus on the long haul systemic reform that higher education needs