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Analyzing educational institutions—higher education, undergraduate studies, entrance-exam preparations and tuition centres—and the commercialization of education.

Study in India: Is India Ready To Be A Destination For Foreign Students?

India with its culture of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ has been attracting foreign students for years. However, the government is now focusing on transforming India...
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In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill?

Co-created by Aarushi Aggarwal and Kirti Dass The compelling need to resolve the shortcomings of the University Grants Commission (UGC) cannot be disputed. A body...
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Budget 2018: Is the Money Anywhere Close to the Mouth?

Co-authored by Amrita Singh & Tanvi Mehta An Obsession with the Established The budget for 2018-19, unveiled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, focused on revamping...
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Bursting the Bubble: Bad Education Loans in India

A competitive job market mandates that only ‘well-educated’ potential employees may fight for its spoils. It is this simple axiom that has guided the...

By the People, For the People: How Public Advocacy Fuels Educational Reform

Nowhere else is public participation in the democratic process better used, or needed, than in India's education sector.

Budget Cuts for Five of India’s Environment Institutes Puts Research and Education in Jeopardy

How does financial and administrative disengagement impact wildlife and conservation education and research at India's top institutes?
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What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Akshaya Patra

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Shantanu Kishwar  A recent article by The Hindu has triggered controversy surrounding the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF), particularly regarding their...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still Hopes to Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...

Hanging by a Thread: Affordable Private Schools and COVID-19

Targeted policy reforms needed to support the online learning of 79 million students in India’s Affordable Private Schools.
Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India The Bastion

Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Kirti Dass The study of the humanities and social sciences is being threatened by a lack of funds for facilitating...