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Consul General Phillip A. Min interacting with students at the USIEF-IIE Education Fair in Chennai.
Special ArrangementConsul General Phillip A. Min interacting with students at the USIEF-IIE Education Fair in Chennai.
As we observe International Education Week, Phillip A. Min, Consul General, U.S. Consulate General, Chennai, writes about the power of intellectual exchange. »
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Students want Board exams back

There was a chorus of demand for bringing back examinations for Class X which was replaced with Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation a couple of years ago »
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Mastering medicine at NUS

Focus on interdisciplinary research and interactions with Nobel laureates make it an unforgettable place, writes Malavika Srikanth »
The most important thing while making a presentation is having a clear idea of the topic.

Present it right

Making a presentation is an art. It’s the mirror with which you reveal yourself. »
Illustration: Satwik Gade

Snakes and ladders

Accepting things as they are, without any preconceived belief, makes life wonderful. »
Peter Mclaughlin, Head master, The Doon School, Dehradun. Photo : K.V. Srinivasan
CHENNAI,November 22, 2014

Doon School reaches out to the South

The 79-year-old Doon School, whose alumni range from the former Prime Minister of India to prominent leaders, is now reaching out to students from the southern States in the first-of-its kind plan... »
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani at the inaugural session of the “Knowledge Expo” organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida on Thursday.
Greater Noida,November 20, 2014

HRD Ministry planning ‘Think in India’ drive

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, the HRD Ministry is planning to come up with a ‘Think in India’ drive to encourage students and researchers to come up with in... »
MADURAI, November 20, 2014

IGNOU admissions commence

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has commenced admissions for January 2015 session for certificate, diploma, bachelors’ and masters’ degree programmes.The last date for submiss... »
Sayan Chaudhry (left) and Dhruv Khurana.
November 19, 2014

Striking it young

A sense of wonder and awe strikes while watching children in quiz programmes, how they shoot back answers to questions which many adults have no clue about. It becomes tougher when the focus is on... »
Howrah (WB),November 16, 2014

Four senior students arrested for allegedly ragging junior

Four students of a private engineering and pharmaceutical college in the district were on Sunday arrested for allegedly ragging a first year student of the institute, who was found dead near railwa... »
November 16, 2014

The SNAP route

Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) is the first step for entry into postgraduate programmes of Symbiosis International University (SIU). It is the common written test that opens doors to 13 in... »
The NeoLight team
November 16, 2014

Ray of hope

I came to the US to pursue my master’s in management from the Arizona State University and did have a great education, continued with my research in Supply Chain Management and had a great time wit... »
November 16, 2014

A fine balance

Gender is often a tricky subject to discuss or question and, at some point, we are all plagued by questions about this taboo subject. While there may not always be people who are open to talking a... »
November 15, 2014

10 tips to help you ‘bell’ the CAT

With less than 24 hours to go for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014, it would be reasonable to assume that most candidates are sufficiently well-prepared for it. While a firm grip on the test c... »
HYDERABAD,November 14, 2014

Indians love late-night, group study

Indians believe in group study, that too late in the night. This popular concept was once again proven right in a survey conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS), which conducts the Graduate... »

Athletic meet put off as university students protest

Jalahalli school told to close illegal sections

Police protection for VC, officials

Appointment fraud: former Kerala University officials to be prosecuted

Centre asks AMU why it barred women from library

Dakshina kannada

EP Campus

The number deal

CHENNAI,November 21, 2014

The Hindu Young World quiz enters 15th year

The Hindu Young World quiz — one of the most popular events among school students — is all set to step into its 15th edition.The quiz has seen the participation of over 20,000 stu... »
November 20, 2014

Winners all!

The IET is deeply committed to the development of the engineering community and is bringing together engineering talent globally to share knowledge, develop engineers, help industry and academia a... »
Students of the BA English (Hons) of the Government College for Women in Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: S. Mahinsha
Thiruvananthapuram,November 19, 2014

Honours for a new course

“One can draw many parallels between William Shakespeare’s drama Twelfth Night and the ongoing prohibition debate in Kerala,” says the lecturer, piquing the interest of undergraduate studen... »
A view that America has quality colleges and universities are factors cited to be pushing the demand.
WASHINGTON,November 17, 2014

Number of foreign students in US hits record high

The number of foreign exchange students studying at U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high, with nearly one-third coming from China. A report by the Institute of International E... »
November 16, 2014

QS tour in India

QS World Grad School Tour will visit seven Indian metros between November 13 and 26. “The QS World Grad School Tour brings to India international universities and graduate schools from 16 co... »
At the launch of Gravitas
November 16, 2014

Grand start

VIT University’s international technical knowledge festival, graVITas’14, was inaugurated on the Chennai Campus recently. The festival saw several exciting events such as Game-a-thon, Code-a-thon,... »
November 16, 2014

What's new

Diploma in Practical HRFusion HR Lab aims at training budding HR professionals in practical HR and IR functions. The diploma covers Time Office — PayRoll functions, Liaison and Statutory Com... »
NEW DELHI,November 15, 2014

It’s raining stipends for Delhi FMS students

Summer internship stipends have doubled at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, with the highest domestic stipend reaching Rs. 2 lakh a month, a huge climb-up from last summer’s... »
Eco-friendly policies form the crux of the IGBC Green Schools rating system. File photo shows students from Meghalaya and manipur at the JSS School in Suttur, Karnataka, a unique free school for rural children.
November 14, 2014

Schools go green

With green buildings the norm in construction today, the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is taking it a step further by launching a rating system for schools. The norms of the ‘IGBC Green Sch... »
Students of the Navalar Nedunchezhiyan Government High School in Lawspet protest in front of the Directorate of School Education in Puducherry on Tuesday. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY,November 12, 2014

Students protest poor quality of uniform

Over 200 students of the Navalar Nedunchezhiyan Government High School, Lawspet, abstained from classes and staged a demonstration in front of the Directorate of School Education on Tuesday protes... »

Five Bangalore University lecturers allege harassment

“Cases booked, but how will government proceed?”

KILA to train students in local self-governance

Varsities may offer credit transfer scheme from 2015

Save the date for the European education fair


MOOC on sustainable mobility