Mixed views on scrapping public exam
The Centre’s recent proposal to do away with the class X exam was greeted with caution in academic circles in Kerala, when G. KRISHNAKUMAR sought their reactions to it
The academia in the State is divided on the proposal by the Ministry of Human Resources Development to make the class X examination optional. Experts have warned […]
There are 4 F’s that may challenge your desire to study at a reputed international university—family, faculty, finances and fear
Some of the factors to be considered before choosing a country, university, institution and programme are:
•Aptitude of the student
•Level of education desired (undergraduate/graduate/Ph.D./post-doctoral research)
•Subject for study and its professional prospects
•Location of the institution—country, its cultural […]
Educational material on dentistry can now be downloaded in the audio visual format through iTunes, the signature music software of Apple, the global leader in the fields of personal computers, mobile communication devices and portable digital music players.
It aims to provide free training and educational material to dentists, dental specialists, students and patients on Apple’s […]
One wrong entry in the booklet can be disastrous for students and previous experiences show that such mistakes have been committed by top students, says RAVIKANTH REDDY
Two years of hard work can go waste with minor mistakes and students don’t even know that they are committing them. Students who spend day and nights studying for […]
HRD Ministry for total revamp of higher education.
If accepted in letter and spirit, the latest report on higher education, commissioned by the Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development in 2008, promises to change the face of this all-important sector. Besides recommending creation of an all-encompassing Commission for Higher Education and Research — with […]
Talking to The Hindu-EducationPlus, Dr. Reddy, who has completed three years of service as NIT-C director, said that the name and fame of an institution depends on R&D, even though teaching is important.
The NIT-C bagged projects worth Rs.6 crore to Rs.7 crore as of now. Many new projects are in the offing.
The location of […]
In the changing Indian education scenario, diploma courses are seeing a revival with a boom in the number of new and innovative programmes on offer. An assortment of courses are available to suit a variety of career opportunities after getting the required school education qualifications. These courses, which are candidates’ major plus, are basically to […]
Confused about the seats vacancy, college-wise and course-wise? Some help is at hand at these websites.
With the date of counselling for engineering students in the general category drawing near, the decision regarding the right course and college seems to elude them.
This year there are 1.25 lakh students (as against the 1.23 lakh last year) […]
My wife is doing final year M.Sc. psychology, and after successful completion of the course, would like to do M.Phil. or Ph.D. in clinical psychology or neuro-psychology. Please let us know about the universities offering this course in South India and the related job prospects _ B.N. NAIR
Clinical psychology is one among the specialisations related to […]