Education

Amazon is Top Recruiter at IIM-A

With 18 offers, e-commerce major Amazon emerged as the top recruiter for the class of 2017 at India’s top B-school, IIM-A.

The Degradation of Indian Universities Through Politics

Political intrusion in universities gathered momentum in the past 25 years, and has now reached a stage that could be the edge of the precipice for public universities.

IISc Becomes First Indian University to be Ranked Among Top 10

For the first time, an Indian educational institute has broken into the top 10 of a global university rankings.

India-origin Cartoonist Told to Shut S Africa School

Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country’s Education Department to shut his design school.

7 Indian-American Students Nominated For Truman Scholarship

Seven Indian-American students have been nominated for the prestigious Harry S Truman Scholarship, which is given to college juniors for demonstrating leadership potential and a commitment to public service.

Number of Indian Academics at UK Varsities Rises to Nearly 5,000

The number of Indian students coming to British universities has been dwindling, but the number of academics categorised as “British Indian” has shown a steady increase in the past few years.

Indian Students Help Subsidise Education Costs For UK

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that the UK must realise the importance of Indian students to its economy because they help "subsidise" education costs in London.

UK-India Relationship at Risk as Student Numbers Slide

Top diplomat says the co.llapse in Indian student numbers in the UK could destroy traditionally strong links between the two countries

Is Drastic Fall in Student Numbers Pushing UK to End Cap on Visa

Britain today said there was no cap on visa for Indian students and they were free to access world-class education in top notch UK universities.

UK Needs to do More on Students Visa Issue

The UK needs to do more on the students visa issue despite the "pluses" from British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement about special categories of visas

US University Receives USD 1.5 Million Grant For Jainism Studies

An Indian-origin philanthropist in the US has made a grant of USD 1.5 million to a prestigious American University to advance studies in Jainism.

Australia Ranks Second in Number of Indian Students

Australia has gained the second spot as the most preferred destination for higher studies for Indian students, after the number of students going to study in the UK reduced by 4 per cent.

Indian STEM Students May Have Better Alternative Than Trump's USA

Studies followed by OPT followed by H-1B followed by green card is the route taken by many international students, especially from India, to the promised land.

UK Charms Indian Students With Great Scholarships

To draw more Indian students for higher studies in the UK, the British Council on Monday announced Rs 8.38 crore 'Great Scholarships 2017' scheme.

Scholarships up to One Million Pounds to Study in UK

The British Council has announced the Great Britain Scholarships–India 2017 worth one million pounds as part of campaign to attract Indian students.

US Universities Move to Allay Indian Students' Fears

American universities are mailing their students to let them know that that they are welcome to their campuses.

Top Recruiters Give IITs a Miss

Agrowing list of marquee companies — the likes of Google, McKinsey and Facebook — are avoiding the official channel to recruit from the top engineering colleges.

Brexit Won’t Impact Indian Students in UK

ith over five lakh international students currently pursuing higher education in the United Kingdom, Britain's exit from the European Union will have no implication on students aspiring to pursue higher education there, said British Council South India.

Indian Students Rethinking The American Dream

Indian students constitute nearly 16 per cent of the total international students in US and contribute nearly $5 billion to their economy.

Indian Techies, Students in US Could Face Tough Times

If implemented, the executive order could seriously hit the movement of students and skilled employees from India to the US.

ISB Tops The List From India

While the ISB has jumped two places to the 27th rank, IIM-A has slipped five places to 29th position this year as against the year before.

UK Loses Its Sheen as Most Popular Study Destination For Indians

Once the most popular overseas campus destination for Indian students, the UK continues to lose its sheen, especially after Brexit.

Indians Students Not Driving Enrolment Growth in UK Varsities

The political changes in the last one year in the UK and USA has left Indians thinking how it will impact their chances of pursuing higher education in these countries.

India Concerned Over UK Student Visa Issue

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

More Indian Students Stay Away From Britain

The decline in the number of Indian students coming to Britain continued after new figures showed a 9% decrease in 2015-16

NRIs, PIOs Urged to Take up Lucrative Teaching Assignments in India

In order to scale up human resource and to tide over the shortage of talented faculty, Javedekar urged NRIs and PIOs to take up lucrative teaching assignments.

American Dream Losing Charm Among Graduates of IIT Bombay

While most seem to prefer to stay put in India, Europe and the Middle East are also emerging as attractive options.

This Placement Season Turns Out to be Best For Young IIT Students

This placement season has already turned out to be the best for the Indian Institutes of Technology that are less than a decade old

Times Now Calls For NRI of Year Awards Registration

The awards are open to any NRI, OCI or a PIO who has stayed in USA, Canada, UK, UAE, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand and Singapore for a stipulated amount of time and has made a mark in his/her respective field.

Most IIT-Bombay Graduates Prefer Living in India Over Abroad

If you thought students joined top institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) to land jobs overseas, the trend seems to have taken a complete turn over the years.

India Opens First School For Transgender Pupils

A residential school for transgender people has been opened in the Indian city of Kochi, to help adults who dropped out of school finish their education.

Expat Levy to Hit Private Indian Schools in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government's proposal to introduce an 'expat levy' from 2017 will badly hit the private international schools, run by Indians in the country.

Demonetization to Impact Students Coming to Study in The U.S.

A recent change in the Government of India policy can negatively affect the growth of Indian students going abroad.

Foreign Students Preferring Indian Universities Over Europe And US

It’s all happening at a time when the world doesn’t know what exactly is happening.

UAE Indian Pupils Are Book-smart But Reliant

Indians are the largest expat community in the UAE, with a population of about 2.6 million.

IIT Bombay Girl Gets Top Offer From Uber, to Work in US

Laddha was offered the job by Uber International which made the highest offer to students across some of the IITs during this year's placements

Indian National Pleads Guilty to Visa Fraud in US

An Indian businessman in the US has pleaded guilty to committing a visa fraud by enrolling foreign nationals at a college and illegally obtaining full-time work authorisations for them without attending classes.

India Joins Forces With EU For Skill India Mission

The sectors identified for collaboration include manufacturing, food processing, infrastructure development, urbanisation (smart cities for example), transportation, hospitality, healthcare etc.

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