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.

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...

New Generation, New Education

The New Education Policy 2020 is aimed at revolutionising the educational set-up and making the new generation acquire the basics that the evolved market...

Course Correction

Kashmir’s seminary network is acknowledging the concerns but it would require strong societal backing to encourage the Dar-ul-Ulooms’ to start producing skilled people so...

Fleeing The War Theatre

As Russia finally invaded the NATO member, Ukraine, its weakest neighbour, scores of Kashmiris were caught in the medical campuses. While efforts are underway...

Manage This Happy Horror

Grades in examinations are no sure indicator of a student’s efficiency and capacity. For most of the higher studies institutions go for a separate...

Trendsetting Results

The results of the tenth and twelfth standard examination by the JK Board of School Education (BOSE) involving 150 thousand students offers some clear...

Virtual Costs

As Covid19 pushed the world towards the tiny phone screens, it has started severely impacting the new generation. Zakia Qurashi talks to experts to...

Dhaka Despatches

Kashmir’s desperation to have a doctor in a family helped Bangladesh emerge as the new destination for medical training. After a medical student's mysterious...

Molvi Rasul Shah (1855-1909)

Mirwaiz Rasul Shah followed Sir Syed Ahmad Khan at a time when the educational deficit had started crippling Kashmiri Muslims, writes M J Aslam Mirwaiz...

Defusing A Cripple

A labourer’s son had lost his arm while watching a scarp dealer struggle to extract valuable metals from an abandoned explosive device. It took...

Disquiet In Medical Schools

With authorities opening a section of graduate and half of the postgraduate medical education berths to an All India Quota, most of the medical...

‘IUST Has Filed 28 Patents’

Almost 40 days after Dr Shakil A Romshoo, Kashmir’s foremost earth scientist, took over as the Vice-Chancellor of the IUST, he told Khalid Bashir...

Reviving An Art

Caught by immobility dictated by situation and pandemic, a number of girls started reviving the forgotten art of calligraphy and some of them were...

‘Online Teaching Lacks An Impact Unlike Offline Class Work’

As higher educational set-up is gradually limping back towards offline mode, Director Education, Kashmir Tasaduq Hussain talks about the challenges in the last two...

Online Un-learning

The transition from teacher-class based teaching to digital education has not been smooth in Kashmir, nor is it helping students to learn, reports Khalid...

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