Browsing: Education

A season for universities!

The Legislative Assembly passed bills for allowing setting up of three private universities in the nine-day session when all the…

Compensating education

Continual unrest has affected education sector badly. However, some locals have started community schools to help students out. Ikhlaq Qadri reports.

Ailing alma mater

Academics   and  student welfare  seem to be the last priority of the University of Kashmir, obsessed with seminars and whimsical…

Alien mother

Sidelined for long, Kashmiri is now in schools as a compulsory subject, but as Aliya Bashir reports, the loopholes in…

Churning out failures

Some decades back, passing 10th class examinations in Kashmir was deemed a big achievement. Education system and standards have considerably…

Hard lessons

The last two decades have witnessed a proliferation of coaching centers in the valley and every student seems to be…

Living in two worlds

Thousands of Kashmiri students brave cultural differences, hostile climate, and home sickness to pursue professional degrees in outside cities. While…

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