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Key Considerations for Selecting the Right College

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” We all dream of doing something different, something that sets us apart from crowd, something that only we can create. What this means is that we … Continue reading

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Indian Education and its Obsession with Rankings

Philip G. Altbach, a Professor at Monan University and the director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College in the U.S, writes about Indian education in a recent article in the Hindu. This follows from President Pranab … Continue reading

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Credentials without Learning

For several days now, there has been a huge brouhaha in the Indian media around court orders blocking websites supposed to be defamatory towards the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its head, Arindam Chaudhuri. Much of the … Continue reading

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Is there a Higher Education Crisis in India?

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: It has something to do with social media. Longer answer: The authority of Lecturers, Readers and Professors is crumbling at the hands of social and mobile media. Everywhere I’ve traveled in India over the past … Continue reading

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What makes the Adianta School Different?

As I’ve gone around the country talking to young people I am asked sometimes to review and recap what is distinctive and different about the Adianta School. I’ll summarize those points here. Learn by Doing. This is easy to say, easy … Continue reading

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India’s New Innovation Universities Bill

Higher education in India is notorious for its lacks, in terms of both inaccessibility for a large majority of the country’s youth as well as for its deficits in quality. The National Knowledge Commission and the Planning Commission therefore proposed … Continue reading

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