Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: STEM

How IIT Bombay managed to award record 400+ PhDs in a single year

Number of students pursuing doctoral degrees at IIT Bombay almost doubled over past 10 years, from 1,895 in 2011-12 to 3,534 in 2020-21, says annual director's report released Saturday.

Small-town Indian women are finding STEM jobs. With a little help from Microsoft, SAP

TechSaksham is designed for women lacking technical skills that graduates from bigger cities have. Till now, it has helped many from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

India’s growth is not in dispute. But women not advancing in STEM holds us back

The male-skewed STEM job market makes Indian parents educate their daughters in scientific fields not to increase their labour market value, but their marriage market value.

STEAM can be the answer to diversifying India’s science-centric education system

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

What’s keeping girls away from STEM? Childhood Stereotypes

A survey of 332 school students found 7- and 8-year-old children have already made up their minds about what jobs they want in the future.

Don’t run down JNU counter-terrorism course as ‘communal’. Indian engineers need it

Perpetrators of terrorism are sometimes ahead of their targets in the use of technology. This calls for greater coordination to put in place a collective solution.

Women in STEM: The growing numbers, challenges and whether it translates into jobs

The number of Indian women who have opted for STEM as a field of study has increased in the last three years, but challenges remain.

We need more Indian women to make a mark in science: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, I believe Indian women in science need more role models they can identify with.

IITs take women’s quota to 20% as govt pushes gender balance in tech education

Govt first introduced a supernumerary quota for women in IITs in 2018 with an aim to address their low participation in technical education.

Developing anti-cancer drugs to making sugar sweeter — 5 women trailblazers in science

The contributions by these lesser-known Indian women in the field of STEM have set examples for the next generation to follow.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.