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Applications Boom: Why Is Every Student Eyeing A Seat In Top Colleges like Harvard, Stanford?

Applications Boom: Why Is Every Student Eyeing A Seat In Top Colleges like Harvard, Stanford?

May 28, 2022

Education counsellors say that since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, the colleges have made the application process slightly flexible. Standardised tests such as SAT and GRE have been made optional which has led to many people applying without the right strategy.

Why Are Terms Like ‘Lesbian’ And ‘Sodomy’ Still Mentioned As Sexual Offences In Medical Syllabus?

Why Are Terms Like ‘Lesbian’ And ‘Sodomy’ Still Mentioned As Sexual Offences In Medical Syllabus?

May 20, 2022

Lesbianism is still being considered a sexual perversion in medical terminology which is against the 2014 Supreme Court order.

Study Abroad: Six Ways Indian Medical Students Get Duped And How To Avoid Them

Study Abroad: Six Ways Indian Medical Students Get Duped And How To Avoid Them

May 04, 2022

Indian students pursuing their medical dream abroad are often duped in several ways. We caution you against some of them

How Kejriwal's 'Poor' Poll Candidates Keep Winning And What Others Can Learn From It

How Kejriwal's 'Poor' Poll Candidates Keep Winning And What Others Can Learn From It

May 03, 2022

In the recently held assembly elections, a number of candidates with meager sources of income emerged victorious. An encouraging trend for sure. But is it the reality or there is more to the declared assets than what meets the eye?

How Health Ministry Wipes Off OBC, EWS Quota In MBBS Admission

How Health Ministry Wipes Off OBC, EWS Quota In MBBS Admission

Apr 27, 2022

The general category candidates have benefited at the cost of OBC and EWS candidates under Medical Counselling Committee's seat allotment.

Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Apr 25, 2022

Over 10,000 students studying undergraduate medical courses in the Philippines are staring at an uncertain future after the Indian medical education regulator has invalidated their studies.  

War Sirens, Bomb Explosions Are Part Of Online Classes For Indian Students Back From Ukraine

War Sirens, Bomb Explosions Are Part Of Online Classes For Indian Students Back From Ukraine

Apr 12, 2022

Many other students share similar experiences since the educational institutions in Ukraine started online classes after March 21. They say that war sirens are normal for about half an hour and normally the teachers go into hiding until the warning sirens stop.

NMC Snubs Indian Embassy In Philippines, Refuses Relief To Over 10,000 Medical Students

NMC Snubs Indian Embassy In Philippines, Refuses Relief To Over 10,000 Medical Students

Apr 11, 2022

The Indian Embassy in Manila in Philippines, requested NMC (National Medical Commission) to give special exemption to these students but has been turned down.

How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

Apr 09, 2022

The disconnect between foreign minister S Jaishankar's wish to get medical students admitted in universities in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries and the latest NMC norms tells a muddled tale.

Borrowed Dreams: The Reality Of Medical Education In India Pushes Students To Fly Out

Borrowed Dreams: The Reality Of Medical Education In India Pushes Students To Fly Out

Apr 05, 2022

In a country where becoming a doctor is considered a lifetime achievement, the journey to the title is anything but easy for the aspirant.  

Ukraine Colleges Offer Online Courses To Retain Students, Urge Countries To Allow Practicals

Ukraine Colleges Offer Online Courses To Retain Students, Urge Countries To Allow Practicals

Apr 04, 2022

Colleges from other countries have been luring the students who had to flee the war-ravaged country with deals such as heavy discounts, fee waivers of semesters and credit transfers.

NMC Quashes Hopes Of Indian Students With Foreign Medical Degrees To Practise In India

NMC Quashes Hopes Of Indian Students With Foreign Medical Degrees To Practise In India

Apr 02, 2022

Students gone to study abroad after Nov 18, 2021 debarred from appearing in the Exit Exam and practice medicine here.

Why Over 10K Indian Medical Students In Philippines Deserve Immediate Relief From NMC

Why Over 10K Indian Medical Students In Philippines Deserve Immediate Relief From NMC

Mar 31, 2022

The National Medical Commission’s recent advisory invalidating the medical courses of the Philippines has put the careers of scores of students in jeopardy.

Common University Entrance Test: Should Govt Learn From NEET Experience?

Common University Entrance Test: Should Govt Learn From NEET Experience?

Mar 29, 2022

As of now, every central university has its own admission criteria and process. However, from the coming academic session, these universities will have to admit students on the basis of their marks in CUET.

How Ukraine Crisis Benefited Indian Students Studying In Russia

How Ukraine Crisis Benefited Indian Students Studying In Russia

Mar 29, 2022

With the depreciating Ruble against the Rupee, students have been able to save lakhs in terms of their term fee.

Common University Entrance Test: How Fair Is This For Students?

Common University Entrance Test: How Fair Is This For Students?

Mar 25, 2022

The Common University Entrance is in line with the New Education Policy which envisages the need for an entrance examination for admission to universities.

Over 20,000 Students Who Survived Russia-Ukraine War Face A New Tug Of War In India

Over 20,000 Students Who Survived Russia-Ukraine War Face A New Tug Of War In India

Mar 22, 2022

With the Russia-Ukraine war not seemingly nearing an end any time soon, thousands of Indian medical students are worried about their future and the hard-earned money their parents spent on their education. The latest threat? Scams.

Career At Stake, Indian Medical Students In Philippines Say 'NMC Betrayed Us'

Career At Stake, Indian Medical Students In Philippines Say 'NMC Betrayed Us'

Mar 21, 2022

Students allege the the National Medical Commission (NMC) had assured them that it would not derecognize retrospectively the bridge course offered by Philippine colleges, but its counsel took a contrary stand in the Delhi high court.

After Ukraine, Future Of 10,000 Indian Medical Students Studying In Philippines At Stake

After Ukraine, Future Of 10,000 Indian Medical Students Studying In Philippines At Stake

Mar 16, 2022

Medical studies regulator NMC has invalidated pre-medical course from Philippine colleges, making students ineligible to practice in India

Indian Students Returning From Ukraine May Face A Tough Battle Back Home, Here's Why

Indian Students Returning From Ukraine May Face A Tough Battle Back Home, Here's Why

Mar 07, 2022

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has left over 24,000 Indian students who had been studying in the war-torn nation with no option but to leave their studies midway and flee to India.

'We Played Ludo In Bunker To Take Mind Off Bombs': Indian Students In Ukraine

'We Played Ludo In Bunker To Take Mind Off Bombs': Indian Students In Ukraine

Mar 04, 2022

Testimonies from Indian students who were stuck in Kharkiv, Ukraine amid intense Russian bombing.

'Explosion And Abuses, Survival Was At Stake': Indian Students Recall Ukrainian Harassment

'Explosion And Abuses, Survival Was At Stake': Indian Students Recall Ukrainian Harassment

Mar 03, 2022

Students were asked by the Indian embassy to reach the Russian border by bus, vehicle or foot. The journey was horrifying

'Food Stock Only For Two Days, Future Uncertain': Indian Students From A Bunker In Kharkiv

'Food Stock Only For Two Days, Future Uncertain': Indian Students From A Bunker In Kharkiv

Mar 02, 2022

Evacuation of Indian Students From Ukraine: The biggest challenge is to rescue the Indian students from Kharkiv through Romania, Poland or Hungry as they are 1200 to 1400 km away from Kharkiv.

Plight Of Indian Students In War-Hit Ukraine: 'No Help From Indian Embassy, Hostile Army'

Plight Of Indian Students In War-Hit Ukraine: 'No Help From Indian Embassy, Hostile Army'

Mar 01, 2022

About 500 Indian students from Ukraine who are stuck at a rehab centre in Bucharest, Romania without any money to go back home are surviving only on the kindness of strangers.

Five Reasons Why Indian Students Couldn’t Leave Ukraine Before War Started

Five Reasons Why Indian Students Couldn’t Leave Ukraine Before War Started

Feb 28, 2022

Outlook spoke to more than half a dozen students who have taken shelter in various locations in Kyiv and Kharkiv, the two cities where an intense fight between the Russian and Ukrainian forces are on, to understand the ground-zero reality.

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