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Alma matters

Are alumni meets just occasions to revive memories? It looks like there is more to it. »
Students asking questions during the open house at the Delhi University. File photo: S. Subramanium

Need help? Just ask for it!

Most people, especially teachers are willing to help you solve a problem, if only you ask in the right way. »

Global Buzz

Education news from across the world. »

Kurukshetra 2015: Ready for the tech battle?

Some of the flagship events include The Hindu's Softcoding, where students have to develop an application to simplify the daily problems faced by the community. »

CAs in demand

While the ICAI allows students to pursue their CA just after completing school, it is advisable to get a degree first. »
January 26, 2015

Education campaign yields dividends

n 1951, a year after India became a republic, only 18.33 per cent of its 35.11 crore citizens could read. According to the 2011 census, 74.04 per cent of its 121.02 crore people can read. In 60 yea... »
January 25, 2015

Scholarship alert

GIIS Global Citizen ScholarshipThis scholarship is being offered to students for Junior College (Class XI and XII) in either CBSE or IB Diploma at GIIS Queenstown Campus in Singapore.... »
HYDERABAD, January 24, 2015

Passion and interests should guide decisions in higher education

Interests, strengths, passion and ambitions should be the combination of thinking among the students while choosing an engineering branch and the selection of a good institution based on its facul... »
NEW DELHI, January 19, 2015

EDMC hospital to roll out PG course in July

The first batch of post-graduate students will walk through the gates of Swami Dayanand Hospital in July, when the East Delhi Municipal Corporation will launch its Diplomate of National Board (DNB)... »
HYDERABAD, January 19, 2015

Most of Osmania varsity’s foreign students are Iraqi

Of the 4,480 foreign students currently enrolled at Osmania University (OU) and its affiliated colleges, students from Iraq form the largest chunk. University officials say their... »
A teacher learns to use the 'SMART' electronic board at a 'classroom' technology imparting workshop in Hyderabad. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
January 18, 2015

Technology for the teacher

Learning in classrooms is no longer restricted to blackboards and a series of lectures from professors. Tablets, Skype classes, Power Point presentations, documentaries and other interactive elemen... »
Team eMpower-UVCE secured the overall 6th place out of 90 teams in the National Go Kart Championship 2014, held at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore
January 18, 2015

Campus capsule

Conference Azim Premji University hosted its third international conference on ‘Law, public policy and governance’ with the theme ‘Institutions, public policy and State capacity: A... »
January 18, 2015


I am in Class 10 and in a dilemma on choosing subjects in Class 11. I am interested in joining the IIT. What combination should I consider? I am sure I will excel in studies. H.... »
Many young people are involved in causes with the noble intention of making the lives of their community members better. Photo: M. Govarthan
January 18, 2015

Activism and beyond

This is a tale of two different kinds of activist, each passionately pursuing a cause closest to their hearts, yet their manifestations could not be starker in contrast.Many years ago, as a... »
January 18, 2015

Scholarship Alert

St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Essay Competition Award 2015

Answer one of the three competition questions from your own unique perspective on the given topic to prove yourself as... »

IITs, IIMs to roll out free online courses

Canada calling

TN school children make gains in reading levels: report

Goalpost: Life unlimited at Loughborough University

On a global scale

What's new: January 11, 2015

Events in Udupi: Book release

Q & A: January 11, 2015

January 25, 2015


App Developers at MOSPAYCategory: SoftwareEligibility: Computer Science / IT Students – UG and PG, B.E / B.Tech – Any branchStipend: Rs.3000 – Rs.7000 per... »
Writer Meena Kandasamy recently inaugurated the literary section of Hindustan University’s library.
January 25, 2015

Get creative, says Meena Kandasamy

Writer Meena Kandasamy recently inaugurated the literary section of Hindustan University’s library amidst much fanfare. The university had invited her as the chief guest. Expressing his h... »
The ninth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, released on Monday, has included over 240 words from Indian English. File photo
Kolkata, January 20, 2015

Keema, papad now in Oxford dictionary

Reflecting the global popularity of Indian food, a number of Indian words like ‘keema’ and ‘papad’ have been accepted in the Oxford English dictionary for the first time. The ninth editio... »
A representative image of students using the computer for studies. File Photo
HYDERABAD, January 19, 2015

Computer education may be made mandatory

Computer education in government schools may be introduced as a compulsory subject from Class VIII from the forthcoming academic year in the State.The State Council of Education and Research... »
SCIO, a non-profit venture, started by students from BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, holds counselling for school students on various study options.
January 18, 2015

A company to help you choose your course

We often speak of students’ need for a proper guidance in choosing the courses they wish to pursue after school. Now some students of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, have taken this to the next stage by se... »
The Chairman of Gogte College of Commerce A.K. Tagare inaugurating a workshop on examination reforms at GCE in Belagavi recently. BCCI Chairman Dilip Tilve and principal S.G. Kulkarni are also seen.
January 18, 2015

Campus capsule: Belagavi

Research grant to JCE: The Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST) under the chairmanship of scientist C.N.R. Rao has made a research grant for ‘Improvements in the field of Science an... »
Students participated in the Youth Day programme held at Government PU College for Girls in Kolar.
January 18, 2015

Campus capsule: Kolar

Yuva Sapthaha: The Government First Grade College at Vemagal in Kolar has sponsored the Yuva Sapthaha, the Yuva Sammelan, and the district-level Vivekananda jayanthi programme organised by D... »
At the inauguration of the national seminar on 'Teaching language through literature: Feasibility of a holistic approach' held in Udupi.
January 18, 2015

Campus Capsule: Udupi

Lecture: R.K. Jhingan, landscape architect, said that there should not be development without looking at the ‘natural’ potential. Delivering a guest lecture at the School of Communication (... »
Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May
January 18, 2015
Global Buzz

Focus on college education

Focus on college education

In an attempt to aid students who are serious about their education, U.S. President Barack Obama has proposed making community college free “for everyb... »
Jerry Thomas
January 18, 2015

Thank god, it’s MUNday!

The Model United Nations is a simulation of the United Nations summit where students don the shoes of the delegates and recreate actual UN committees that encompass issues that require dire concer... »

Courses in plumbing work

TN shines while rest stagnate on reading skills

Gap year pays for life

Your own task manager

A selfie course?

Gateway to success

Events in Kolar: Debate competition