Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicIndian Universities

Topic: Indian Universities

Indian universities don’t acknowledge sex, forget sexual harassment

There is a lot Indian universities can do to check sexual harassment, but they don’t

Forget funds crunch, half of India’s universities don’t even utilise 50% of their grants

Of 162 state universities, 70 have used less than half their central govt grants, with 20 spending less than 30%.

PhD made mandatory for recruitment of university teachers, NET ceases to be sole criterion

Master's degree with NET or PhD will continue to be the minimum eligibility criteria for direct recruitment of teachers in colleges.

Indian universities prefer politicians over scientists & engineers when it comes to chairs

Most universities have only instituted chairs under the names of political leaders, mostly in keeping with the ideology of the party in power at the Centre.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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