Coaching Institute

  • Ex-IIT students help poor kids prepare for entrances December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Akshay Saxena and Krishna Ramkumar left high paying corporate jobs to help students from economically weaker families nurture their dreams. Through their organisation Avanti, Krishna and Akshay help economically weaker students from far flung areas prepare for medical and engineering entrance exams absolutely free. Raj Kumar has studied...
  • Police beat protesting students in Patna February 9, 2010

    Patna: Protests by more than 1,000 students against private coaching institutes here on Tuesday turned ugly when police fired tear gas shells and resorted to baton charge to disperse the mob demanding closure of such centres that charge steep fees but fail to complete the courses on time. It all started...
  • Move over IIM, CAT coaching institutes are making crores October 1, 2007

    Mumbai: While IIMs churn out crorepatis, IIM aspirants are turning CAT training classes into richer institutions. IMS, a company that started as a coaching institute has evolved into a full-blown training institution. Started in 1977 with just 7 cat aspirants, the firm today has 50,000 students across 70 cities. It also...
  • CA question paper leaked, students blame ICAI August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: The all India chartered accountancy entrance exam was cancelled on Sunday after a television channel exposed the examination paper leak at a Delhi centre. The exam has been rescheduled to August 26. The students, disappointed with the cancellation allege this is a result of a close nexus between...