Browsing: Education

This section is a window to the education scenario of Jammu and Kashmir. It gives details about the policies, issues, initiatives and inspirational stories related to education.

Irrelevant Courses?

Courses available at college and University level in Kashmir leave students who pursue them with little or no job avenues.…


Thousands of people were jailed in Kashmir since 1990’s. Their miserable lives in confinement notwithstanding; scores of them converted their…

From Helper To Lawyer

Mohammad Aslam had come to Srinagar as a domestic helper but is now pursuing a law degree from University of…

‘Tired, not re-tired’

Heading the Islamic University from its start, Dr Siddiq Wahid has just finished his tenure, as its vice chancellor, after…

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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