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VOICES

 |  5-minute read
PHd, NET, DU, JNU

Why India's higher education is in need of reform

Teaching is no ordinary profession. At stake is the future of society, state and nation.

VOICES

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UK, Higher Education, London, Indian students abroad

Studying abroad is fantastic. But here are some truths that nobody will tell you

Ask a million students who have studied abroad for advice and you’ll get a million different answers.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Higher Education, CBSE, Medical Council of India, NEET Exam

The mystery of minus marks: Is it already time to call NEET a failure?

NEET was supposed to uproot the malpractices which it now stands accused of.

VARIETY

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CBSE, Prakash Javadekar, JEE Main, Higher Education

JEE, NEET twice a year: Who will actually benefit from the decision?

We have broadly identified three beneficiaries. Read on.

VARIETY

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Higher Education, Gender Equality, Engineering, IITs

Why there are fewer women in IITs

Who is to be blamed for this situation in 2018?

VARIETY

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Higher Education, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jagadesh Kumar, JNU

How JNU VC has put idea of liberal university in serious crisis

It no longer fits into the changing ethos of technocratic reasoning and religious nationalism.

VARIETY

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Literacy rate, School education, UGC, Higher Education

How government fails to understand higher education

What the authorities are trying to do is focus only on increasing enrolment in universities and colleges to make their political report cards look better.

VOICES

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Higher Education, On a Stormy Course, Memoir, St Stephen's College

How my book exposes everything that is wrong with St Stephen’s

The system degrades even the best talent put into it, into an embodiment of mediocrity.

VARIETY

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Higher Education, UGC, IIT Delhi, Foreign faculty

Why hiring and retaining foreign faculty is the biggest hurdle ahead of Institutions of Eminence

The deeply-entrenched culture of obstructionism directed at research-oriented faculty may prove difficult to deal with.

VOICES

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National Eligibility Test, Junior Research Fellowship, Higher Education, UGC-NET

Why sitting for UGC-NET exam is a waste of time

It celebrates mediocrity and compromises the overall standards of higher education.