All posts by Manav

Figuring out the world, and the self, one choco-chip cookie at a time!

Top 10 Engineering Colleges In Pune [2017]: Rankings, Eligibility, & Admission Procedure

Pune is the second largest city in Maharashtra and was once the apex power of the Maratha Empire. The vibrant city is often considered the cultural center of the state and has several traditional and contemporary industries alike. Pune is considered...

/ May 13, 2016

5 Things you MUST KNOW from Sundar Pichai’s SRCC Talk!

Google CEO, Mr. Sundararajan Pichai, addressed a 2000 strong crowd at Shri Ram College of Commerce yesterday, and talked about a variety of things.  He also met Prime Minsiter Narender Modi later in the day. Edunuts brings you the Top...

/ December 18, 2015

Course vs. College: USA might have an answer!

The age old question of going for the better college or the more interesting course might be closer to resolution after a report published in USA, which talks about the courses that give the biggest return on investment. In other...

/ November 22, 2015

The Real Problem that Indian Students are Facing

Despite the number of students who score 95% and above in class XII Boards exams multiplying by 23 times since 2008, the education system of India has never faced bigger challenges. The Ministry Human Resources Development is worried by the...

/ November 14, 2015

5 Lessons Every Student Must Learn from Ramayana

Every year, the calendar sees a spectacle of light, that goes on for almost a week, that promises to bring with itself hope, happiness and change. Diwali, probably marks the biggest event in the religious calendars of India, and symbolises the...

/ November 11, 2015

Is Online Education already set to fizzle out?

A lot of importance and expectations have been projected on the ‘future’ of education, where computers are expected to make the role of a teacher obsolete. It is not difficult to envision a world of online education, as it provides...

/ November 9, 2015

Engineering Admissions: Including 12th marks Failed

The decision to include class XII board exams marks as a criteria for engineering admission in Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) in 2013, has failed to serve the purpose of reducing the influence or coaching and bridge the gender and urban-rural...

/ October 30, 2015

Do away with Reservation in Higher Education: SC

In what might prove to be a rather unpopular advice, the Supreme Court yesterday held that national interest required removing all forms of reservation in higher-education institutions as reservation often holds predisposition over merit. The bench of judges Justices Dipak Misra...

/ October 28, 2015

3/4th of Top CBSE Schools In South India

Tamil Nadu finished first, by securing 7 of its schools among the India’s best 20, evaluated by the best overall aggregates in Class XII CBSE exams in 2015. Among the list of Top 20, 5 schools are located in Bengaluru. The...

/ October 20, 2015

More students in DU from next year

The University of Delhi (DU) has announced that it will increase its undergraduate intake after eight years. Barring certificate, postgraduate, engineering and nursing programmes,  2,330 seats will be added across various courses and colleges. This translates to more number of...

/ October 18, 2015

Delhi Government launches ECA in 54 Schools

The Aam Aadmi Party government is launching an ambitious scheme and bringing private parties on board. As a ‘pilot’, the Directorate of Education (DoE) will execute an intensive Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) programme in 54 ‘model’ schools in the city. Under the...

/ October 14, 2015

Students in English-Medium Schools grow multifold

Up until about six years back, only two of Delhi’s nine districts had more students in English medium schools than in Hindi medium ones. Today, the tables have turned completely, and only three districts now have more Hindi medium students than English medium...

/ October 13, 2015

Delhi Students fare poorly in Mental Health

A recently conducted survey in Delhi-NCR indicates that the mental health of the youth is under severe stress. Conducted by Cosmos Institute of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, the survey included students between the ages of 18-25 years. 64.6% students reported symptoms of...

/ October 12, 2015

‘Learning’ not lost; Deleted Syllabus to be Recycled

The recent decision by Delhi Government to reduce 25% syllabus for classes 6 to 8 in its schools in order to incorporate skill-based subjects will not lead to any ‘loss of learning’ to students as efforts are being made to ‘recycle’...

/ September 29, 2015

CM apprises Prez of plans to revamp Delhi Schools

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday brought to speed President of India, Pranab Mukherjee of the AAP’s plans to revamp schools and curriculum in the national capital region. In the meeting, Kejriwal and Sisodia told...

/ September 28, 2015

College of Art Strike Called Off

After the college authorities promised a modern syllabus, an inter-college festival, an annual seminar, an art gallery on the campus and toilets that flush, the students at College of Art decided to withdraw their strike. They, however, warned that the...

/ September 26, 2015

Cashless Payments in your College soon

Realising a huge business opportunity in the Indian Education sector, mobile commerce platform Paytm has introduced cashless payments in a few educational institutions to test waters. Students in these institutions can now pay school fees and dues, cafeteria bills as well...

/ September 25, 2015

Class 8 Delhi students worse off than peers: NCERT

A recent survey conducted by NCERT (National Council Of Educational Research And Training) has found that students of Class VIII in Delhi schools fared way below the national average in fields like mathematics, science and social sciences.

/ September 24, 2015

255 PhD holders amid 2.3 million for 368 ‘Openings’

Indicating the sorry plight of the Indian Education sector, some 255 PhD scholars were among the 2.3 million applicants for 368 ‘ job openings’ for the position of a peon in the state of Uttar Pradesh. What’s probably equally  frightening...

/ September 23, 2015

Is this End of the Road for Engineering?

In an unexpected trend gaining prominence all over the country, institutes are shutting down technical subjects such as engineering, as noticed by the requests received by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

/ September 22, 2015