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What Ashoka University controversy says about the failures of private institutions -Kiran Bhatty and Christophe Jaffrelot

-The Indian Express Greater push towards privatisation has implications for academic freedom and diversity in education institutions. For a more just, equal educational system, the state must have a role The resignations of Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Arvind Subramanian from Ashoka University have created ripples in the world of academia, not just in India but across the globe. While the immediate cause for the resignation is not known, it is surmised that...

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They made it to college. Despite all odds. But pandemic apathy is making Adivasi students drop out -Prashant Rathod If Maharashtra government doesn’t act soon, an entire generation of students from Melghat’s tribal communities will be pushed out of Higher Education. Jaylal Dhikar wakes up at 4 am. While it is still dark, the 22-year-old climbs up a stony hillock a few miles from his home. He walks from one end of the flat hillock to the other looking for a mobile network on his basic smartphone. All by himself,...

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Over 60% OBC, SC positions vacant in IIMs -Priscilla Jebaraj

-The Hindu Glaring gaps in faculty reservations at central educational institutions More than half of the faculty positions reserved for OBCs in central institutions of Higher Education are vacant, while about 40% of those reserved for Scheduled Castes and Tribes also remain unfilled, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told Lok Sabha on Monday in a written response to a question from three Congress MPs. The situation is particularly acute in the elite Indian...

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11 Mewati sisters show metal to break patriarchy, obtain Higher Education, job -Hasan Akram New Delhi: Muslim dominated Mewat, one of the most backward regions of the country, will now also be known for producing 11 daughters who strived hard – braving the patriarchal set up – to realise their dream of obtaining Higher Education and choose their own lifestyle. All of them are well qualified and work in different sectors. Four of them are government school teachers. One of them, who is named Nusrat...

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India score in QS subject ranking: 25 programmes, 12 institutes in top 100

-The Indian Express The four new universities/ institutes in the top 100 subject rankings are: IIT-Guwahati (for petroleum engineering), Jawaharlal Nehru University (anthropology), Anna University (petroleum engineering), and O P Jindal Global University (law). TWENTY-FIVE PROGRAMMES — mostly in engineering — offered by Higher Education institutions in India rank among the top 100 in the world in their respective subject categories, according to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings...

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