Education

Education is driving future business leadership

Becoming a leader in business can be credited to a combination of drive, hard-work and experience, but it has been proven that even more than experience, education is a top factor in determining your future in business management. According to Investopedia, education is not only important for skilled workers but for the economical success of the country as a whole. ... Read More »

Ryan murder case: After CBSE, NDMC issues circular on safety guidelines to schools

After the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the North MCD has issued a circular to municipal schools directing them to ensure safety of students and keep a tight watch on visitors. The directives have been issued in the wake of the Ryan school incident where a seven-year-old class 2 student of a private school in Gurgaon was found with his ... Read More »

GATE 2018: These preparation tips will guide you to score well

  GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a great opportunity for students to start a career in PSU jobs or get admission in post graduate engineering courses at top institutes. The GATE 2018 exam dates have been declared and is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018. IIT Guwahati will be conducting the exam in an online mode ... Read More »

Tezpur University of Assam ranks among world’s top 1000 universities

For the second consecutive year, Tezpur University of Assam has ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world as declared by The Times Higher Education (THE), a leading provider of higher education data for the world’s research-led institutions. THE has listed 1000 Universities in its Ranking 2018 and Tezpur University is placed among 601-800 range, the release said, adding, ... Read More »

Why Canada fails to be an education superpower

Almost 10 per cent of Canadian 15-year-olds do not have the science proficiency level required to participate fully in society. (Shutterstock) Canada’s recent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have been celebrated widely. In August 2017, the BBC marked Canada as an “education superpower” because we were one of the top-ranking countries. In fact, in-depth analysis indicates that our high ... Read More »

Student Union Elections: Independent candidate takes centrestage at JNU debate

Amid intermittent rainfall through Wednesday night, students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) gathered in huge numbers at the Jhelum Lawns for the presidential debate for the upcoming student union polls. While all candidates tried their best to outdo each other, it was physically challenged independent candidate, Farooque Alam, who emerged as the clear crowd favourite as he attacked everyone from the Left ... Read More »

IIT-Delhi makes presentation on waste disposal

While the Delhi government proposed that land at a vegetable market in Narela be allotted to the North MCD for a waste-to-energy plant, IIT-Delhi and industry experts Thursday made a presentation to Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a “solution” to the city’s waste problem. For the landfills at Bhalswa and Okhla, it was decided that ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Indian institutes performed poorly for yet another year in the World University Rankings 2018 released on Tuesday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was the highest ranked institute from the country, but it slipped from the 201-250 band to the 251-300 one. The fall was attributed to a drop in its research influence score and research income. Similarly, IIT Delhi ... Read More »

Ontario schools to collect race-based data in effort to reduce educational disparities

Schools across Ontario will soon start collecting demographic information on the province’s public school students, such as those seen in a Vaughan Road Academy class room in late May. The race-data initiative is intended to help recognize and ameliorate gaps in educational equity across the province. Schools across Ontario will be collecting race-based data in an effort to close the ... Read More »

CAT 2017: This is how you need to start preparing for exam to get admission in IIMs

CAT 2017, which is going to be held on November 26, is now just three months away. CAT consists of three sections which are Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). Each of these sections is allotted one hour and there are 100 questions altogether. Important topics in each section Quantitative ... Read More »