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A glut of coaching centres in smaller urban centres are preying on dreams of youngsters seeking to clear competitive exams for government jobs. Our cover story on how these institutes are selling impossible dreams for huge sums of money. Plus, the annual Outlook-Icare College Rankings, a definitive guide for parents and students.

Issue Date : 11 July 2022

National

A Job-seeker's Diary: I Am Worried Sometimes, But It’s Part Of The Process

Man Singh Gurjar is preparing for the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teacher (REET) in Jaipur


National

Her Story, Unfiltered: A Photo Essay

These are the stories of Manjus and Kuntis. In stark images that speak a thousand words.

Art & Entertainment

Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams

Anamika Haksar’s new film is a treatise of seven years’ long ethnographic fieldwork on the hardscrabble worlds of the disadvantaged in the winding alleys of Old Delhi


Books

The Thin Skyline Divides The Day, Evening And Night -- Two Poems

If Derrida would deconstruct the subliminal literature of the humdrum of the days, evenings, and nights, perhaps he would say that do not believe what the poet writes but do find where he leaves a space. Poet Kushal Poddar synthesizes the daily routines, coffee, dreams, deaths, and hardworking laborers.

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Business

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 145 Commerce Colleges In India

Are you thinking of pursuing a degree in commerce from India? Do you have a college in mind? Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings of the top 145 commerce colleges will help you in picking the best fit for you.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 134 BCA Institutes In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 134 BCA Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Business

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 134 BBA Institutes In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 134 BBA Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 115 Arts Colleges In India

Are you thinking to pursue arts courses in higher education? Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings have listed top 115 arts colleges in India. The top four positions are held by Delhi University colleges, with Lady Shri Ram College for Women ranked at number one.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 105 Science Colleges In India

Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings for top science colleges in the country would help students aspiring to take up science in higher education make informed choices. The top four positions are held by Delhi University colleges, with Miranda House being ranked first, Hindu College being ranked second, Lady Shri Ram College for Women being ranked third, and St Stephen's College ranked fourth.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 30 Private Law Colleges In India

Getting a degree in law will not only make you a successful and efficient lawyer, but it will help you pursue journalism, politics, legal and human rights. And for that, perhaps you need the right institution to acquire the best skills. Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings of the top 30 private law colleges will help you make the right choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 13 Government Law Institutes In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 13 Government Law Colleges (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 35 Private Mass Communication Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 35 Private Mass Communication Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 5 Government Mass Communication Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 5 Government Mass Communication Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 25 Private Fashion Design Colleges In India

Ranked on five factors -- Academic Research and Excellence, Industry Interface and Placement, Infrastructure and Facilities, Governance and Admissions, and Diversity and Outreach -- Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings will help you pick the best choice for Private Fashion Design Institutes.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 17 Government Fashion Design Colleges In India

Ranked on five factors -- Academic Research and Excellence, Industry Interface and Placement, Infrastructure and Facilities, Governance and Admissions, and Diversity and Outreach -- Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings will help you pick the best choice for Government Fashion Design Institutes.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 35 Social Work Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 35 Social Work Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 30 Private Architecture Colleges In India

Are you an aspiring architect? Outlook-ICARE rankings 2022 have ranked the top 30 architecture colleges in India that would help you in selecting the right college for you. Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad is ranked first, Department of Architecture at Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi is ranked second, and Manipal School of Architecture and Planning, Manipal is ranked third.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 7 Government Architecture Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 7 Government Architecture Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 32 Private Hotel Management Institutes In India

As Outlook releases its top colleges rankings for 2022 in partnership with ICARE, here's the list of top 32 private hotel management institutes in India. While Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Admin, Manipal tops the list, Banarasidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi is ranked second and Chitkara School of Hospitality, Rajpura third.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 11 Government Hotel Management Institutes In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 11 Government Hotel Management Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 24 Private Dental Colleges In India

If you want to pursue dental medicine, then Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings are here to help you in finding top colleges. Among the 24 top dental colleges in India, Manipal College of Dental Medicine, Manipal has ranked first, Manipal College of Dental Science, Mangalore has ranked second, and SDM College of Dental Science & Hospital, Dharwad has ranked third.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 8 Government Dental Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 8 Government Dental Colleges (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 23 Private Medical Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 23 Private Medical Colleges (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 13 Government Medical Colleges In India

If you are aspiring to be in the medical profession, then you should check out Outlook-ICARE’s 2022 rankings for top government medical colleges in India. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi is placed at number one in this year's rankings.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Private Engineering Colleges In Alphabetical Order

Outlook's annual ranking of India's Private Engineering Colleges in Alphabetical Order (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges In India

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 100 Private Engineering Colleges (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022 can help students make an informed choice. While Vellore Institute of Technology tops the list, BITS Pilani comes second, followed by Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala.


Education

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2022: India's Top 25 Government Engineering Colleges

Are you an aspiring engineer? Are you looking for the best government engineering colleges in India? Refer to Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 25 Government Engineering Institutes (in partnership with ICARE) for 2022, and make the right choice.


Education

NEP 2020: Why Ranking Systems For Higher Education Institutions Need To Be Reinvented

NEP proposes a comprehensive accreditation and ranking system to keep control of the quality of education. Outlook-ICARE India’s Best Colleges ranking is undertaken to recognise the importance of a comprehensive assessment of different parameters for Indian colleges.


National

Agnipath Scheme: As Aspirants Line Up For Recruitment, Experts Say Flaws Remain

The government has defended the Agnipath scheme as a way to lower the average age of soldiers and rejuvenate the Army with 'tech-savvy' youth. But not everyone is convinced.


National

Nitish Kumar Refuses To Play Second Fiddle To Big Brother BJP

Despite electoral setbacks, Nitish Kumar is not ready to toe ally BJP’s line on all issues. His recent stand on caste census and enacting population control laws shows that despite losing his political ground in the last assembly elections, he is trying to check the growing ambitions of his ally and regain his foothold.


National

Manufacturing Jobs Are Going To Incr­ease: Secretary, Skill Development Ministry

Ministry of Skill Develop­ment and Entrep­reneurship’s Secretary Rajesh Aggarwal speaks to Outlook about the social challenges in implementing vocational courses, women unemployment and the ministry’s plans for Agniveers.


National

Moulding Minds: How Super30 Changed The Concept Of Coaching

Super30 is a coaching concept that tries to light a spark in inquisitive minds, while encouraging successful alumna to give back to society


National

Online In Guwahati: Digital Is The Preferred Mode For Coaching In Northeast

More Northeast women are seeking jobs after tuitions for competitive exams went digital, as it is considered safe


National

Cane And Able: The Hyper-competitive World Of Coaching

Some institutes in the Tamil Nadu town of Tiruchirapalli are accused of even using corporal punishment to motivate students


National

From Question Paper Leaks To Unclear Syllabus, Govt Job Exams Pose The Toughest Challenge

In the coaching hub of Jaipur, thousands of job aspirants prepare and appear for exams, year after year


National

‘General Physician Wale Hain’: The Struggle For Government Jobs In Bihar

It has been nine years since Sintu Kumar began preparing for general competitive exams. In these years, he has sat in over a dozen exams but failed to crack any so far.


National

Coaching Centres: Selling Impossible Dreams In Packed Alleys Of Patna

Lakhs of job aspirants learn life’s harsh lessons in Musallahpur Haat and Bhikhna Pahari of Bihar capital