More colleges, real classrooms and virtual lecturers crucial to increasing enrolment

MAKING THE CUT Capacity expansion must proceed along with improvement in access, equity and quality, says G. Ananthakrishnan » 2 comments
The education loan portfolio of banks is around Rs. 50,000 crore. Photo: V. Ganesan

Want student loan? Score high marks

MAKING THE CUT: Banks decide to play it safe in the face of rising number of non-performing assets, says N. Ravi Kumar » 3 comments

College admissions spur a boom in domestic travel

Students and parents from rural areas take up temporary residence in the city during April-May »
Arun Raj

Paying the price for taking a loan

Arun Raj (22) Engineering graduate It is never easy for a student of a self-financing college to get an education loan. It was only the fifth bank I approached that agreed to offer m... » 23 comments
CAMERA ROLLING, ACTION: The city is witnessing a surge in courses on film making, photography and cinematography. File photo

Viscom top offbeat course in Chennai

MAKING THE CUT Pure science courses have fewer takers now, as many opt for an engineering degree »