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Guest Article: Weakness in the PhD programmes

December 21, 2010

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In his third guest article in this repository, our  author,  Prof.  M.N. Faruqui, Former Deputy Director, IIT Kharagpur and Former VC, AMU, shares his views and ideas  about the PhD programs in India.    Prof.   Faruqui  can be approached at  naseem.faruqui AT gmail.com. _____________________________________________________ A number of PhDs have been approved by the Universities in India where I felt that the rigour […]

Is Today’s PhD Education in India Aiming To Create Inspiring Intellectual Leaders of Tomorrow?

December 14, 2010

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel Article republished by ‘India Education Review’  at http://www.indiaeducationreview.com/article/today%E2%80%99s-phd-education-india-aiming-create-inspiring-intellectual-leaders-tomorrow, March 21, 2011 _________________________________________________ In the previous article [1], I had raised some questions about the rigour in higher education in India.  This article focusses on the rigour and quality of PhD education in India.   Instead of viewing PhD as a means to nurture five […]