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Conquering the Divide: Assessing Delhi’s Free Coaching Scheme

Written by Ipsita Mishra  Vijay Kumar, the son of a tailor, made the headlines last month for being enrolled at the prestigious Indian Institute of...

The Art of Academic Discourse: Suraj Yengde

Suraj Yengde (SY) studied law in Nanded, Maharashtra. After spending a brief period of time at the University of Mumbai, he went on to...

Behind the Books: The Burden of Bad Education Loans in India

Tarini Monga uncovers the various facets of this mess of bad education loans Indian students are faced with today.

Classical Languages in the NEP: Reviving the Humanities for Humanity’s Sake?

Written by Shreyasi Rao  On the 31st of May 2019, the HRD Ministry released the revised draft National Education Policy (NEP). Within hours of its...

The Paradox of Liberalising our Universities

Written by Tanvi Mehta  The 484-page long Draft National Education Policy emphasizes the need for the liberalization of education. This draws inspiration from ancient Indian...

Plugging the Brain Drain: Revitalising Research in India

Co-authored by Harsh Ghildiyal & Sourya Reddy  Being a research scholar in India is anything but easy. For instance, earlier this month, the Central University...

Same Work, Minimal Pay: Analyzing the Contract Teaching Phenomenon in India

Co-authored by Chetna Kumar and Avantika Bunga   On 17th January 2019, more than 45,000 ‘para-teachers’ in Jharkhand called off their 63-day hunger strike. As per...

Nurturing Sensitivity in Students: The Dearth of Mental Health Education in...

Co-authored by Gopika Kumaran & Avantika Bunga  10% of India’s population suffers from Common Mental Disorders (CMDs) which include depression, anxiety and substance abuse, according...

Institutes of Eminence: Imminent Game-changers for India’s Higher Education System?

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Kirti Dass  Despite the many ups and downs that Indian higher education has seen, the goal of raising India’s academic...

Moving Beyond Students: Dissecting the UGC’s Proposal for Faculty Reservation

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Charith Reddy  A recent proposal by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to alter the method of calculating the number of...

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