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Is Innovative Disruption A Tool Of The Future?

Former Chairman of AICTE, Dr SS Mantha stresses on how the concept of innovative disruption can be a game changer for businesses and political parties alike

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One Nation: One Market: Really?

Former Chairman of AICTE, Dr SS Mantha on why a dynamic market can diminish mediocrity and enhance progress of an individual and the nation as well

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AICTE To Help Students Stuck With Cancelled Degrees

The Union HRD ministry called for a meeting to help out the hundreds of students stuck in a dilemma with the decision

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Universities Under Scrutiny, SC Cancels Engineering Degrees Awarded Through Distance Learning

The Supreme Court has cancelled all engineering degrees awarded by certain universities through distance learning since 2001 and ordered a CBI probe into the investigation.

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“We Are Reproducing Elitism In Higher Education”: Kamal Mitra Chenoy

“In India, we are reproducing elitism in the sphere of higher education specifically, which is clearly leading in creating a greater gap between the levels of universities like IITs, JNU and other state universities which is much lower,” Professor Kamal Mitra Chenoy, JNU

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Cabinet Nod For Bill On One-time Retrospective Recognition To Teacher Training Institutions


The Bill is for amending the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (NCTE) which will make students, who are studying or those who have passed out from these institutions and universities which have not been recognised, eligible for employment as teachers

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What Ails Our Universities?

Way back in 1854, "Wood's despatch" as it was then called, Sir Charles Wood, the president of the then East India Company,suggested that primary schools must adopt vernacular languages, high school must adopt Anglovernacular language and on college level English medium for education. Vocational and women's education were also stressed upon.

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Probable Mergers For Dying Colleges?

4633 courses and over 527 institutes have shut shop in the last 5 years in the country

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Are Indian Engineers Really Sub-standard?

Degrading education quality and outdated curriculum have become more pronounced with automation and emerging technology remodeling businesses

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