Puja Awasthi August 6, 2015
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Shambhu Ghatak January 8, 2016
In the second and concluding part of his exposition on India’s skill development efforts, Shambhu Ghatak traces the journey under the UPA and NDA governments, only to find that while the thrust… Read More
Amrita Nandy January 29, 2016
In West Bengal, girls are being empowered to refuse early marriage thanks to a state government initiative that enables them to stay longer in school. The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has been remarkabl… Read More
Himanshu Upadhyaya October 29, 2015
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India’s report on Tamil Nadu (General and Social Sector) for the year ending on March 31, 2014 got tabled in the state assembly last month. Himanshu… Read More
Shambhu Ghatak January 6, 2016
The Skill India Mission aims to provide skills training to around 402 million people by the year 2022. In the first of a two-part series, Shambhu Ghatak upholds estimates of skilled workforce from var… Read More

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College Life

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Walk A Job

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  • Producing competent doctors

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Careers - Management

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  • A lucrative career

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  • Programme managers

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  • For the love of money

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  • Money matters

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  • Versatile skills

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  • Brand it

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Careers - Commerce

  • Trade smart

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  • Business beyond borders

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  • How to prepare for CA exams

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  • Institute directory

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  • Careers in commerce

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  • Winds of change

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  • Added Advantage

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  • Apps and stats

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  • NexGeneration Banking

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  • Tackling financial crisis

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Careers - Arts

  • A vast canvas

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  • India Art Fair

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  • Multi (media) tasking

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  • Institute listing

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  • The Practice

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  • Foreign Affairs

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  • Alternative choice

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  • Right Course

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  • Job scape

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Scholarships - Indian

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  • Scholarship schemes

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  • Scholarship for meritorious students

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  • L’Oréal For Young Women in Science Scholarships

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  • Young India Fellowship

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  • Sir Ratan Tata Merit Scholarships 2013

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  • Application date extended

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  • The Indian School of Business

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  • TIMES SCHOLARS

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Scholarships - International

  • Oz calling

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  • Funding options

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  • PG programmes

    Edinburgh College of Art is inviting applications for scholarships in the postgraduate programmes...

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  • Scholarships for Artists

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  • Pound wise

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  • Postgraduate funding

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  • Imperial College scholarship

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  • Sports managers

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  • Ireland scholarships

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  • Multimillion-dollar scholarship

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Competitive Exams

  • Join the Civil Services

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  • TOEFL Junior

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  • How CAT is scored

    Find out the process and the reasons that Prometric and the Indian Institutes of Management selected this scoring method for CAT...

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  • Demystifying GRE

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  • National Eligibility Test June-2010

    The NET (National Eligibility Test) is conducted for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship in India...

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  • AIMCET

    The All India MCA Common Entrance Test (AIMCET) is a National Level Test that is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee...

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  • AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College)

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  • CDS (Combined Defence Services Exam)

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Courses - Short Term

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  • Beyond OER

    Traditional universities, particularly their instructional practices, are facing challenges from the new opportunities arising out of new digital media...


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  • Gaining expertise

    Career counsellor Pratibha Jain lists various short-term certificate courses and diplomas that commerce graduates can pursue...


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  • Teacher training at IGNOU

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  • IIT Bombay launches its first MOOCs

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  • Expressions of identity

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  • Short and useful

    Education counsellor Pratibha Jain suggests some short-term certificate courses you could take to explore different interests and learn new skills...


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  • Environment course

    The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is conducting a month-long certificate course...


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  • An open end

    There is a growing concern in US over how MOOCs could widen the divide between rich and prestigious universities that produce these courses, and the less wealthy ones that purchase…


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  • New course in DU

    The Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) at Delhi University has launched a new 30-hour credited course in media basics...


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Courses - Diploma

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    National Law University, Delhi (NLUD), in collaboration with WWF India, conducts a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law....


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  • Package it well

    This programme in packaging equips students with the right skills needed in the packaging industry...


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  • Degree VS Diploma

    It is being increasingly felt that both a degree and diploma should be given equal importance...


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  • Food Science

    The Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has launched a postgraduate diploma in food science and technology in the online mode...


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  • Diploma in Advanced Service Management

    The programme aims to integrate honest training with professionalism and redefine skill-based training in India for both amateurs and professionals...


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  • Diploma in Counselling

    The course will help develop competencies to plan and engage in relevant interventions for effective counselling...


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  • Diploma Programme in Gerontology

    The course offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary 'rights-based' perspective in the field of gerontology ...


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  • Management diploma

    ICECD, Ahmedabad announces admission for its one-year postgraduate management diploma courses...


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  • Post Graduate Diploma in Footwear Technology

    The course is for students interested in footwear technology...


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  • PG Diploma in Stock Markets

    The course is for graduates but equally beneficial for professionals...


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Courses - Post Graduate

  • Masters of Science

    A postgraduate degree acts as a stepping stone to a career in science ...


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  • Biomedical science

    Biomedical science is interdisciplinary with a focus on research...


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  • Integrated science

    An integrated course in bioanalysis not only fosters industry-academia linkage, but also prepares students to meet the challenges of the pharma industry...


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  • The popular choice

    Here are various commerce specialisations which students can pursue overseas...


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  • Revisit childhood

    AUD launches a modular Master’s in early childhood care and education...


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  • Capital Gains

    A postgraduate degree in commerce not only trains students in the same subjects as an MBA, but also allows them to contest for similar jobs...


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  • A good grounding

    A postgraduate degree in geology can take you places...


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  • New PhD programme

    A PhD programme to boost quality research was launched last week...


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  • Urban matters

    Ignou to start a PG diploma in urban planning and development in July...


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  • Securing the web

    A UK-based university offers a postgraduate programme for those who wish to become cyber securities professionals...


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Courses - Degree

  • Serve well

    A BA in culinary arts not only trains students to become professional chefs, but also provides industry exposure beyond the classroom...


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  • Nutritious choices

    A course in food and nutrition can open avenues for a career as a dietician or nutritionist....


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  • Artistic edge

    A course in BFA in Applied Arts and Craft offers a number of job profiles to graduates, ...


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  • Degree programme in neuroscience and psychology

    BSc Neuroscience and Psychology, a new programme offered by the University of Glasgow helps students understand the workings of the brain...


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  • Global economy

    The Bachelor of International Economics (BIE) is a new four-year, full-time degree programme that has been introduced by the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of Brit…


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  • Be a global master

    A double degree programme gives you the best of both worlds, and at the same time, a unique opportunity for an international profile with global prospects...


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  • Public health project

    Public health will be the next project under the meta university concept...


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  • Degree in Event Management

    A university recognised degree in event management opens new avenues for industry aspirants...


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  • Koraput Rising

    Central University of Orissa is coming up with new industry-specific courses...


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  • BSc programme in statistics

    A BSc programme in statistics is perhaps the most beneficial among science courses on account of the promise it holds, career-wise. Read on to explore the multifaceted features of…


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Distance Learning

  • Knowledge is free

    A South African business school conducts a free online management course which can translate into an MBA degree...

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  • Learning for Life

    FutureLearn is the first UK-led provider of massive open online courses (MOOCs), wholly owned by the Open University. Simon Nelson, CEO, FutureLearn, talks about the venture...

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  • Transforming higher education

    Sanjay Sarma, director of digital learning and professor of mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is in charge of building courses that appear on ed…

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  • Mass(ive) Learning

    Universities in the UK are partnering with a free online platform to take their courses to a wide range of students across borders and age groups....

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  • Prepare for university

    James Montoya, vice president of College Board and former dean of admission...

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  • Open Learning

    Can MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) help to make higher education more accessible to the masses in the 21st century?...

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  • Open Online Courses

    Founders of the Academic Financial Trading Platform (AFTP), Raj Chakrabarti and Anisha Ghosh ...

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  • Not a distant choice

    From degree programmes to vocational courses, distance education is becoming an academic choice in India...

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  • Distance learning from Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is offering US international PG programmes in distance education...

    12:21am
  • Certificate programme at IIFT

    Online certificate programme in Export Management and Capital & Financial Markets at IIFT ...

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Beyond HSC/SSC

  • Open learning: no just for average scorers

    The School of Open Learning (SOL) has for long been looked down as an option for average students. But now, this seems to be changing. ...

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  • Diploma courses

    With the ‘earn while you learn’ concept is making the buzz, distance learning courses are getting popular among students who wish to start earning early in life. Here’s a lis…

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  • Open Universities

    With the changing aspirations of people worldwide, distance education via Open Universities have become a viable alternative to regular colleges....

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  • Beyond conventional HSC

    With the class 10 results just a few days away, students are anxious about their future. The lesser known Minimum Competency based vocational courses, which can be pursued right af…

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  • 9-point turn-around strategy for low-scorers

    Low scores in exams are in no way indicators of IQ or future success. You need to learn from your mistakes. Girija Nair, Student-and-Parent Counselor shares her ‘9-point turn-aro…

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  • Course in accounting after HSC

    To cater to the increasing demand for junior accountants, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) has launched a new certificate course...

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  • ENT diploma course after HSC

    The application forms for admission in one year diploma course in hearing, language and speech run by the ENT department of the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMM…

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  • Options for low scorers

    Low scores in the HSC need not mean that the window of opportunity is shut for you. There are countless career avenues open for you. Here’s what you should do...

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Interviews

  • Redesigning artistic careers

    There are various fields in which fine artists can build a commercially viable career ...

    7:00am
  • The Human Touch

    Helen Brand, chief executive, ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), writes on talent management in a shared services world...

    7:00am
  • Budget Impact

    Academicians and industry stalwarts from across the country react to provisions made for education in the interim Budget for 2014-15...

    5:58pm
  • Leaving a mark

    Fine arts education across the world is increasingly being characterised by its closer ties with real-world issues. Here are some of the emerging trends in this field...

    12:00am
  • Education through applications

    Pavan Chauhan on how technology can be used to deliver effective lessons while making learning a fun process...

    12:58pm
  • Business of art

    Ed D'Souza, acting head, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, talks to Anishaa Sahijwala on how Fine Arts has moved beyond theory and practice to business...

    7:00am
  • Cultural makeover

    Rory Francis, senior lecturer, theatre and performance, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK on the recent changes in the field of arts globally...

    7:00am
  • Developing skills

    Mayukh Choudhury and Santanu Paul shed light on how job seekers and academic institutions will readily pay for skill development that leads to high-end, aspirational jobs...

    7:00am

Study Abroad

  • Living curriculum

    During a tour of New Zealand, Malini Sen discovers that the country’s focus on work-ready graduates is drawing students from India...


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  • Integrity policy

    Tracey Bretag, programme director, University of South Australia Business school, speaks on academic dishonesty...


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  • An eventful life

    Hitesh Sharma, events co-ordinator, and alum of CPIT in New Zealand, on his choice of course and career...


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  • The Kiwi story

    With India becoming the fastest growing student market for New Zealand, Ziena Jalil, regional director – South Asia, Education New Zealand, talks about what attracts Indian stude…


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  • Research ties

    Sekhar Bandhyopadhyay, director, New Zealand India Research Institute (NZIRI), Victoria University of Wellington, on the plans for India...


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  • All-rounder

    Paul Wellings, vice chancellor, University of Wollongong (UoW), Australia, along with cricketer Adam Gilchrist visited India to award the first UoW Bradman Foundation Scholarship.…


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  • Global competition

    The Australian Trade Commission is organising a global online competition to facilitate prospective international students ...


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  • Cross-border business

    New Zealand’s Auckland University of Technology launches a Masters programme in global business...


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  • New scholarship programme

    In a joint initiative of four institutions, a multimillion-dollar scholarship programme will provide 16 PhD scholarships for students in India...


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  • Student’s work rights

    The New Zealand government has announced a slew of measures to allow international students to work while they study...


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Study in Australia

  • Carnegie Mellon University scholarships to Indian students

    Carnegie Mellon University is offering 12 scholarships to Indian students...


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  • Australia research excellence

    Group of Eight (Go8) universities tops the Excellence in Research (ERA) list...


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  • ‘Australia is looking for the best of people’

    Australia is implementing changes to its skilled migration programme...


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  • Oz reviews student visa policy

    With a sharp rise in the number of foreign students, Australia is undertaking a review of its student visa programme for the key sector, which forms the country’s third biggest e…


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  • On foreign shores!

    While postgraduate programmes abroad are popular with Indian students, undergraduate ones have fewer takers. Here's a lists of reasons why you should pursue an undergraduate degree…


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  • Summer specials

    The long drawn admission process has finally drawn to an end. Several standardised tests, essays and applications later, you have been accepted into the university of your choice.…


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  • System shake-up

    Australian media reports estimate that 25 out of 41 private colleges in Victoria may be shut down in a rapid audit. Under the tuition reassurance scheme, students have the option o…


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  • What’s new in New Zealand?

    University representatives from eight New Zealand universities talk about new courses and popular programmes for Indian students ...


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  • Residency Down Under

    Assaults, public protests by Indians, perceived lacklustre policing, unscrupulous migration agents and substandard colleges, have all contributed towards a growing unease about edu…


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  • Black, brown or white?

    It is imperative for Indian students to understand that as we perform better and better on the world stage, there will be many enemies...


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Study in US

  • Peer pressure on US campuses

    Peer pressure is a social phenomenon that is a significant part of college life in the United States. It can lead to extremities such as the recent spate of suicide deaths in India…


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  • Funding US education

    Finance is probably the most important factor that deters people from applying abroad. If only students realised that many universities in the US offer international students loans…


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  • A personal approach

    At a basic level, there are three steps in the college process: choosing colleges, applying and then deciding where to go. Asked about the most important thing to remember in apply…


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  • US F1 student visas fall 25%

    The influential Open Doors report published annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with support from the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cu…


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  • Application Aced!

    While an application is reviewed multiple times in detail, there is no simple formula for success in the admissions process...


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  • Visa Vistas

    Currently the Visa Facilitation Services (VFS) is in charge of scheduling appointments and collecting documents for the US, UK, Canadian and Australian visas. To schedule an appoin…


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  • ‘Resident’ in the US?

    In the journey towards postgraduate medical education, this rings true in more ways than one. Upon completion of the MBBS in India, there are several avenues open to doctors for sp…


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  • Flexi Route

    Universities in the US and Canada offer partial as well full tuition fee waivers depending on the merit of the applicant...


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  • Do’s and Don’ts

    All programmes will require that you submit an official transcript of your scores. Make sure you request the same from your previous college...


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  • Wait and watch

    When a student is waitlisted, it means that his/ her application has been neither accepted, nor denied, by the school in question...


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Study in Europe

  • Come dance with me

    Trinity College Dublin has collaborated with Riverdance, a popular Irish theatrical show, to conduct a summer school on the popular dance form. Aditya Harikrishnan reports...


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  • Nursing course

    The UCC School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ireland, offers nursing degrees at various levels for international students...


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  • Post-doc in Germany

    To attract more international talent to the university, Technical University of Munich has put a headhunting campaign in place...


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  • Reinventing higher education

    A recent international conference deliberates the need to reinvent the education model...


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  • Research experience

    An internship opportunity in a French national research institution, offers students an international scientific environment along with a scope to continue in a PhD programme later…


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  • Tech summit

    The India-France Technology Summit will highlight the technological partnership between stakeholders and will bring innovation, research in the forefront...


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  • École Centrale Paris in India

    In a collaborative venture in India, École Centrale Paris is all set to train future engineers in inter-disciplinary studies and global skills...


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  • Euro trip

    Creation of European Higher Education Area (EHEA) has made it easier for students to move between different countries, writes Lesley Wilson, secretary general, European University…


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  • Dress desi

    Toolika Gupta, a PhD student at Glasgow University, Scotland, shares her research, which tracks the history of dressing to the British Raj...


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  • Fundamental Questions

    Martin Wolf, director, department of physical chemistry, Fritz Haber Institut of the Max Planck Society, on why research does not necessarily have to be application-oriented...


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