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.

A Sweeping Shift

In anticipation of the tabling of the proposed public universities bill in the Lok Sabha, Yawar Hussain interacted with the academicians to understand how...

Remodelling Universities 

A draft bill is making sweeping changes in the system of managing the universities in Jammu and Kashmir, reports Yawar Hussain The newly formulated Jammu and...

A Battle for Schooling Kashmir

The Christian missionaries had to fight a despotic ruler, a superstitious society and a looter bureaucracy for a long time before they succeeded in...

No Dismal Performance

Even though the students from Jammu and Kashmir under-performed numerically in comparison to the national average but the sheer number and the merit indicate...

Tread With Care

Under a uniform academic calendar, March Session has been reintroduced in Kashmir. Concerned citizens believe it will deprive students of around 70-days of learning...

Schooling In 1947

Educational institutions have existed in Kashmir in all eras for the last many centuries. However, they were less accessible to certain people in some...

Doing Science In Kashmir

The lack of infrastructure was the key brain drain factor as researchers would choose better global institutions for doing science. Under an impressive plan...

Taming Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) has seven global strains and some of them are defying the most modern therapies that science has evolved. Still one of the...

‘Doctors’ At War

Almost 200 medical students who were rescued from Ukraine early this year have kept their fingers crossed about what the future holds for them....

Digital Dependence

A new survey has vindicated the naysayers that children's overexposure to cell phones and computers for education and recreation is seriously compromising the capacities...

Inside Kashmir’s Seminary Network

Kashmir’s formal education system owes its evolution to medieval Khanqah education and Maktab teaching. Kashmir still has an impressive seminary network and Dr Nisar...

Campus Impact

Even though the Central University of Kashmir would take some more time in finding a permanent address to operate from, its campuses in Ganderbal...

Enabling Better Schooling

Poplars in Kashmir and the people in Pulwama have been acknowledged as key contributors to reducing India’s dependence on imports in managing the pencil...

Stressed Schooling

A series of decisions taken with regard to the private school education sector has brought back the debate over how Kashmir is going to...

The New Learning Curve

The implementation of the new education policy (NEP2020) has inordinately delayed the admissions at the undergraduate level as the authorities have joined the national...

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