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55 FLAME Univ students to participate in a year-long internship with WageIndicator

55 students from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of Pune-based FLAME University will support the global WageIndicator system from the current academic year. This cooperation is the primary outcome of an agreement between FLAME University and WageIndicator Foundation of the Netherlands which led to setting up of the WageIndicator Research Lab at FLAME. WageIndicator Foundation operates websites with wage and …

QS YOUNG UNIVERSITY RANKING 2020 released: IIT-Gawahati, Anna University Chennai and Jindal Global University from India in the top 150 list

QS Young University Ranking 2020 was released in New Delhi on July 2 for universities that have been established in and after 1969. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati established in 1994, Anna University, Chennai, a state technical university established in 1978 and O.P. Jindal Global University established in 2009 are the three Indian universities that figure in these young university rankings.  …

Turbulent revival of Allahabad University dogged by controversies

Allahabad University : a sequel of controversies The fourth among the first universities set up under British rule, Allahabad University (esb 1887), once famously called as the ‘Oxford of the East’ for its academic excellence and vibrant campus culture, is struggling to regain its lost glory. Made a central university( An Institute of National Importance)  again in 2005 with the …

BSDU: Changing narrative in favor of a skilled society

Your neighborhood carpenter, plumber, car mechanic and other technicians won’t look the same ordinary fellows any more in coming years. They will sound more like engineers, proficient problem solvers and businesslike educated guys. Chances are, you will confront a Ph D carpenter, who will change your worldview completely about skilled human capital. On the outskirts of Jaipur in the Mahindra …

India’s economic growth and higher education system not aligned: Phil Baty

The Asian countries particularly China and South Korea have used their higher education to change course of their economies with China going from cheap manufacturing to a high tech economy and South Korea transforming from a rural economy to a developed economy on strength of higher education alignment to economic development goals. “That understanding and ambition is missing here in …

HIGHER EDUCATION HOCUS-POCUS: The higher education system in India not on solid footing

Its organic growth severed & stunted; long years of ignorance, outmaneuvering and gimmickry by politician-bureaucratic combine may be responsible for country’s poor showing in higher education and  stopping India from emerging as an international education destination The GST levy imposed on on higher education yet again supports such an argument   In the last fortnight, the state of higher education …

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