Girish Sahni, the CSIR director general, said that no suitable candidate could be found for the prize in the mathematical sciences category.
Somehow commonly-held views about the benefits of a college degree remain in vogue in India even though reports have drawn attention to the low levels of employability of college graduates.
Though China’s graduates with technical skills have attractive employment opportunities, the rest’s education leaves them unprepared for available jobs.
If the NIRF ranking was not an exercise in chest-thumping, it would not attempt to condense all the information available on a university in just one number.
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