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Academic Rigour in Contemporary Indian Higher Education: Some Questions and Reflections

November 25, 2010


Author:  Sanjay Goel, ________________________________________ The Sanskrit word for ‘student’ is ‘Vidyarthi,’  the knowledge seeker.   There is a Sanskrit verse, “Sukharthiin kuto Vidya, Vidyarthiin kuto Sukham.” It means that where is knowledge for the comfort seeker and where is comfort for the knowledge seeker? Intellectual  rigour  is essential for stretching students’  intellectual capacity beyond current […]

Guest Article: Evaluating Career Options in the IT Economy

November 18, 2010


This is an article  by our guest  author,  Mr. Mukul Jain. It is the summary of his talk given at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology on 18th Nov., 2010.  The talk  was primarily aimed at addressing the final year BTech students. Abstract of Talk: With the advent of Internet and mobile communications in the last two decades, the business is […]