Engineering colleges are brown with rust, medical seats are fiercely fought and unusual fields rise through the ranks. All these frame our rankings this year.
Stay alert and abreast of the changes in education and the reward will follow
A job that requires you to taste 500–600 cups of tea a day for a handsome remuneration—doesn’t it sound idyllic? But to become a tea sommelier, you’ll need to do a properly accredited course at a university or institute. In this package, we look at 10 of the wackiest courses offered by educational institutions in India, from certificates in puppetry (no masters there, sadly) to doctorates in food flavouring—and what doors they could open for you.
With one million paid subscriptions already, Byju Raveendran’s app encourages the self-learning habit
Bureaucrat-dancers and banker-vocalists: India has no lack of professionals who find time to soar high in the classical performing arts
IITs are facing a slide in quality. That shouldn’t give private colleges an edge.
There’s a growing number of students migrating from the Valley to get an education and make a career
Gamification can make learning fun, only that assessments must accompany it
UGC chairman D.P Singh tells Outlook why most youths aren't job-ready, and what steps has the statutory body taken to improve the quality of higher education.
An immersion into classical music helps a vocalist face up to the most obdurate of modern maladies
The big online education platforms spur exploration, other initiatives benefit thousands with academic rigour
Symbiotic ties between coaches and colleges create new nurseries of sports
India has some world-class fashion institutes and a rapidly growing industry
Walmart acquiring a 77% stake in Flipkart spells a new season in Indian e-commerce. Amazon gets a heads-up.