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Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Shobhit Mahajan

The writer is professor of physics and astrophysics, University of Delhi

Technological, social, pedagogical issues must be resolved for online teaching
Wed, Apr 29, 2020

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.

You can’t shop for teachers
Thu, Sep 26, 2019

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

The moon and us
Sat, Jul 20, 2019

It may have lost a bit of its mystique for the poet, but it continues to entice and challenge the scientist.

Poor infrastructure — not outdated syllabi — is what ails Indian universities
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The issue of the syllabus thus proves to be a red herring — the problem, or rather the problems, lie elsewhere.

Things to DU
Sat, Feb 20, 2016

New VC must bring an academic and administrative overhaul

Higher education, higher meddling
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

No quick-fixes can help public universities if successive governments exercise power unbridled by reason.

Incredible Indians
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Fantastic claims about ancient science have raised no collective protest from scientists