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Building rapport

Here is what you need to implement to see the magic happen. »
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Research in IITs

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have the rare standing of being reckoned as quality institutions in the pursuit of higher education and research at the international level. The relativel... »

IITs told to toe UGC line on degrees

The controversy over Delhi University’s Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) has opened up a fresh fault line with the University Grants Commission asking the Indian Institutes of Technology... »
Most entrance examinations in India still require you to sit down at a desk in a large hall and write for two to three hours at a stretch. BACKPACKER'S GUIDE

Old tools still matter

Is writing a lost art? »
Careers
From furniture to building design, Eco-friendly architecture can be a creative and challenging field. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat. ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS

Greener pastures

The increasing focus on eco-friendly development has opened up diverse career avenues. »
V.P. Jeyaseelan, Assistant Commissioner, Income Tax, Nagpur, addresssing a gathering at Gandhigram Rural Institute near Dindigul on Wednesday.

IAS topper’s success tips

Planned preparation, effective time management et al crucial »
Young illusionist 'Amazing' David's first major show was for the Royal Family of Bhutan. Photo: Special Arrangement

Casting a spell

What leads youngsters from around the country to take up magic as a career? »
Photo: G. Moorthy

CSAT: what the numbers say

Following the introduction of the CSAT changes in 2011 is the big spike in the proportion of students taking the essay paper in English. »
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Colleges
OF CABBAGES AND KINGS And some mind altering fun

All the University’s a stage

And the students are but players on them at Jabberwocky, the annual literature fest at Christ University »
Helping hand: Korean students engaged in community work.

From Korea, with love

An initiative of Hyundai Motor India Foundation brings 120 students from Korea to India to lend a helping hand. »

Effects of globalisation

A one-day seminar on the topic ‘Globalisation and Indian Society: Challenges and Prospects’ was organised by the School of Social Science of Rani Channamma University at its Vidya Sangama campus i... »

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Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students

Description: To provide financial assistance to students from minority communities, (Jain, Muslim, Parsi, Christian,... »
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Schools
Parents are getting increasingly involved in the process of their children's education even as they search for alternatives to traditional schools. A scene at a school in Chennai Photo: M Karunakaran

When teachers learn with the students

In the case of Auroville, the schooling experience has a certain spiritual resonance. »

In a class of their own

More and more parents in big cities are choosing schools that offer an alternative system of education over conventional institutions in the hope that children will grow into well-rounded personalitie... »
Sandhya with her son Tejas at the Travancore School, in Thiruvananthapuram Photo: S. Mahinsha

The writing on the wall

Travancore National School, the first school in the city for children with learning disabilities, is the result of a mother’s determination to help her son and other gifted students like him »
Team India that is participating in WSDC 2014 in Thailand

India at global debating contest

An Indian team including Eashwar Nagaraj (PSBB, K.K. Nagar), Keerthanya Rajesh (PSBB, K.K. Nagar), Raghav Anand (PSBB, Nungambakkam), Sashank Kumar (PSBB, K.K. Nagar) and Surya Kumaravel (APL Globa... »
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