Google will release one assignment every week for four weeks.
Teachers feel huge domestic demand puts Indian universities at a disadvantage.
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Researchers have relied upon school children for evidence of learning deficits in but teachers could be vectors themselves.
Source: Study International
The results of a recent survey suggest that more than 60% of students who come to Canada to complete their post-secondary education hope to become permanent residents of ‘The Great White North’ after they graduate.
While pathways to citizenship currently exist for international students, both the government and various institutions feel more can be done. In the coming years, an increased number of employment opportunities, international programs and scholarships will be made available to help make these students feel more at home while they study abroad in Canada.
For further details on the study, visit Study International.
UGC comes up with a 5-point plan to help Modi get the jobs he is looking for.
If India is to achieve its dream of having world-class institutions, it needs to recognise that it takes more than funds.
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Young minds in India are being destroyed by a faulty pattern of education, parental ambitions and a flawed idea of ‘success’.
Data shows the number of management colleges has dropped from 3,609 in 2014-15 to 3,264 in 2017-18.
Source: Times Higher Education
The new Study in India internationalization strategy aims to increase the number of international students in the country to 200,000 in five years while transforming India into a regional leader in terms of attracting students from abroad.
The Indian government states that 15,000 seats in 160 universities will be dedicated to these incoming students next year, none of which will be taken from domestic students. The top 25% of international students will be eligible for full scholarships while the next 50% of students will be able to receive partial fee waivers.
For further details on the Study in India program, visit the Times Higher Education website.
“It was an honour to do seva with the Sikh community… ahead of this weekend’s Nagar Kirtan to celebrate Vaisakhi.“
IIT-Delhi is an early entrant to incubating startups and has, so far, spawned some 80 companies.
Centralization in the UGC system has had negative effects on the quality of higher education.
Draft Bill calls for a new regulator that will mentor institutes, besides defining academic standards.
Fragmentation of knowledge will lead to the fragmentation of society itself.
Quality of exams in Indian engineering education system had been a concern.
The typical college, whether public or private; whether for arts, science, commerce or engineering, is mediocre.
Indian students make up the bulk of international students worldwide but the same can’t be said about the number of foreigners enrolling in India.
Indian govt investments in R&D are not small as a percentage of R&D, but the numbers do not tell the real story.
India has set a goal to quadruple its foreign student numbers by 2023.
We are destroying the uniqueness and autonomy of young students.
The Indian government has promised fee waivers to foreign students choosing India as their study destination.
New program aims to bring two lakh foreign students to India by 2023.
The Central government launched a common admission portal for foreign students to promote Indian education.
The journal impact factor has numerous flaws, making it irresponsible for the UGC to rely on it.
Tackling the issue of gender imbalance in IITs.
This opened the doors to candidates with just 18-20% marks in the NEET aggregate.
Brace for IIM fee hikes this year.
IIT-Madras excels at getting the basics right.
All universities applied for autonomy but some thought they were just sending data.
Minister responsible for higher education has told public universities that they must take part in the country’s rankings.
Despite the ministry allowing them to grant degrees to their students, IIMs have not yet arrived at a consensus on the matter.
IISc Bangalore leads the list of top institutions in the overall and university categories.
Source: The Economic Times
Students from India are increasingly travelling overseas in order to pursue Master’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence (AI). The number of applications for prospective Indian students has doubled in the last year alone.
The AI industry currently faces a talent in shortage and specialists are in high demand. Furthermore, 20-30% of students have been said to desire a master’s specialization over a MBA. Students see AI as a field that is not only trending upward in terms of popularity but one that will lead to employability.
The shorter exam will be available for test-takers worldwide beginning April 16.
Blame doesn’t lie with students but the number of engineering colleges mushrooming in the country in the past decade.
The Indian government is abdicating its constitutional responsibilities by attacking public universities.
The UGC recently granting full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutions was what sparked yesterday’s protest.
IIT-Madras has been adjudged the best engineering college and the IIM-Ahmedabad the best management institution.
New rules allow universities to increase the intake capacity of foreign nationals both in research and contract jobs.
Source: Study International
A recent survey suggests Canada is increasing in popularity as a study abroad destination among students around the world. Scholarship opportunities and the chance to work in the country upon graduating are among the top reasons students are now considering Canada more than the United States or United Kingdom. If this rise in popularity can be sustained, it is believed that Canada will host more international students than the UK in the years ahead.
The government’s non-committal attitude towards education makes it look like a ploy to privatize education.
India aims to rebrand as study destination with Study in India campaign.
Can low fess overcome fears of racism?
Source: The Wire
Only 20% of tenured faculty positions in Indian educational and research institutions are held by women.
Source: University World News
The government of India has granted greater autonomy to 62 top higher education institutions to start new courses, decide admission procedures and enter into international collaborations.
Source: University World News
An ambitious new funding initiative will replace annual grants for India’s top centrally-run higher education institutions with repayable loans.
Source: Times of India
There will be a separate supernumerary list prepared for coming session.