And while the IITs have been in decline for many years now, some of the MHRD’s exclusivist policies are poised to drive them further into the ground.
Five scholars from NIT Surathkal talk about the struggles of being women in science and the difficulties of pursuing higher education.
For different reasons, state-run as well as private institutions manage with low-paid and usually poor quality part-time and adjunct faculty.
There is a deliberately biased and limited understanding of ‘international’ faculty partly based on the rankings of India’s universities, the best of which are outside the list of world’s top 200 institutions.
The petition to remove Pollock from his position as editor of the Murty Classical Library of India not only makes ridiculous claims, but also shows an alarming intolerance towards the very spirit of intellectual inquiry
Rohith Vemula, Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare and M.M. Kalburgi were all targeted for aspiring to a progressive society – an idea that is anathema for Hindutva forces.
Across India, Dalit students undergo similar experiences to Rohit. Faculty members, university administrators as well as fellow students contribute to isolation, depression and frustration among them.
India needs many, many more industrial jobs and a sturdy research infrastructure to absorb the glut of engineers
New Delhi: After an Organiser article termed as “anti-Hindu” the protests against Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as FTII chairman, another piece in the RSS organ has alleged that prestigious institutes like the IITs and IIMs were being turned into places for “anti-India and anti-Hindu” activities. Suggesting that political motives were […]