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Education: Neglected Priorities

In all the hue and cry of IIT-JEE 2013 and RTE, Mr. Sibal and his HRD ministry has overlooked the core issue of education. What must be the priority for education in the larger national interest? WHERE MUST THE GOVERNMENT … Continue reading

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IITs: The Way for Entrance in 2013

IIT-JEE 2013 will be different. Instead of just one examination, the candidate will have to perform in three, the board examination, as well as one main and an advance test conducted on the same day. Why should Kapil Sibal and … Continue reading

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Higher Education Sector Needs Re-engineering

Over the years at this time of the year when in Noida, I get shocked with the news related to the admission menace of the about million or more young boys and girls of the country who out of their … Continue reading

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‘Aakash’ Lost in Ministry Mess

It is unfortunate and shameful too. It is more so where it has become a conflict between the HRD ministry and IIT, Rajasthan. A country can develop its own indigenous advanced interceptor missile and successfully test it. It can compete … Continue reading

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IIT, Kharagpur: 1961 Batch Alumni Meet in Bangalore

I had not attended any alumni meet after the one in Calcutta many years ago. It was due to an initiative of Mr. P Parthsarthy. My batch mate RK Agrawal who worked in Heavy Engineering division was also there. I … Continue reading

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How could IITs produce a Steve Jobs or a second CP Raman?

Since NR Narayana Murthy and Jairam Ramesh raised the issue of the falling quality of the graduates coming out of IITs, there had been many columnists who have referred to their comments. But the deterioration is almost widespread in every … Continue reading

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Meeting Old Friends and Missing Some

IITians in Bangalore / South are holding the Golden Jubilee Meet of the 1961 batch Alumni in Bangalore on 4th November, 2011. OP Khanna has invited me and I am going to join them on the day. However, while I … Continue reading

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