The writer is professor of physics and astrophysics, University of Delhi
In these unusual times, when nouns like “Zoom” have morphed into verbs and “online teaching and assessment” seems to be the flavour with education bureaucrats, it is important to realise the implications of this radical shift.
Massive recruitment of teachers in Delhi University and focus on world rankings are myopic moves that are symptomatic of a larger crisis in higher education
It may have lost a bit of its mystique for the poet, but it continues to entice and challenge the scientist.
The issue of the syllabus thus proves to be a red herring — the problem, or rather the problems, lie elsewhere.
New VC must bring an academic and administrative overhaul
No quick-fixes can help public universities if successive governments exercise power unbridled by reason.
Fantastic claims about ancient science have raised no collective protest from scientists