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Autonomy and Patience

There are no shortcuts to creating world-class universities

Engineering self esteem

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

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

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

What Teachers Must Learn

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

'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

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

The futility of ranking

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

HRD to launch interface to resolve woes in edu sector: Smriti Irani

Irani said she would strive to make India an educational hub where foreign students would be welcome.

Long on roll call, short on teaching

Pupil-teacher ratio, which has a clear bearing on the attention a student receives from a teacher, has improved since the RTE came into effect.