Education System

  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar 17-11-2013 07:23 PM

    Describing the education system in the country as 'rich-oriented', founder of Patna-based 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the two-tier entrance examination of the IIT, he said...
  • Need innovation in education system: Pranaj Mukherjee 07-09-2013 03:02 PM

    Bhubaneswar: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday called for innovative changes in India's education system to reclaim its lost glory. "Improvement in our academic system calls for innovative changes. Our examination system must incorporate modern methods of evaluation. Top quality teachers must be recruited," the president said here while addressing the second...
  • Education system failed to achieve objective, needs reform: SC 05-07-2013 12:05 AM

    New Delhi: Education system in the country has failed to achieve its objective and it has to be reformed immediately, the Supreme Court has said. "It is unfortunate that today education instead of reforming the human behaviour, in our humble opinion, appear to have failed to achieve its objective. Instead...
  • Interpersonal communication lacking in education: Joshi 29-05-2013 12:30 AM

    Greater Noida: One of the most important aspects lacking in the education system is interpersonal communication, CBSE Chairman Vineet Joshi said on Tuesday. This aspect was important as an individual has to connect with everyone -- children, parents, peers or colleagues-- around them, he said. Interpersonal communication means a deeper...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI 05-04-2013 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling post-graduate seats for crores of rupees to the Medical Council of India (MCI). India's top doctors have demanded the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking...
  • Is medical education still on sale in India? 04-04-2013 12:02 AM

    In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges are illegally...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores 03-04-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • Third of UK children think Einstein is a reality TV star 29-10-2012 03:35 PM

    London: A third of primary school children in the UK believe Albert Einstein is a reality TV star and one-fourth of them think Stephen Hawking is a hairdresser, a new study has found. However, 68 per cent were correctly able to identify Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of social networking...
  • Sibal seeks change in education system 26-12-2011 03:00 PM

    Chennai: Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday sought a change in the country's education system which, he said, was "socially stratified" with graduates of elite universities becoming the managerial class. "Thus far we have had an education system that is socially stratified... Graduates of a few elite universities such...
  • National Education Day on 11/11/11: Were we aware of it?

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The euphoria over 11/11/11 had engulfed most of our imagination. The unique date led to a massive hype across the world including India. On the...

  • CJs fight corruption in the education system 14-08-2011 08:00 AM

    Citizen Journalists Chaitanya, Pradeep Bhatia, Priya Aggarwal fight against the corruption in the education system of the country. ...
  • Systemic reform in education need of the hour

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Education in India is a conundrum. A few years back my cousin just completed her 12th standard and she had a percentage of 94.2; a...

  • Our Silicon Valley pedagogy ain't gonna help

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    A scrutiny of India's pedagogic system is absolutely indispensable while attempting to analyse the social and economic impact of India's economic growth which is often...

  • No 'Aarakshan' preview for SC panel: Jha 16-07-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Prakash Jha is not ready to organise a special screening of Aarakshan, his forthcoming film on caste-based reservations, for the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NSCS), which has demanded a preview prior to its release on August 12th. "I am not required to respond to any board...
  • Learn from India, China: Obama tells US 27-05-2010 11:46 AM

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  • Watch: Sibal seeks partnership with US universities 29-10-2009 04:05 PM

    Sibal's visit is for the proposed expansion of the education sector. ...
  • Watch: Sibal proposes reform in university admission 13-10-2009 11:12 PM

    He suggested there should be a single entrance exam for admissions. ...
  • Watch: Pros and cons of class X board exams 26-06-2009 05:41 AM

    HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has proposed to scrap off class 10th boards. ...
  • Sibal says scrap class X boards 26-06-2009 01:37 AM

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