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.

Barieq Manzoor - Ignou Topper (KL Image by Bilal Bahadur)

‘I Want To Crack Civil Services Now’

Barieq Manzoor, a Downtown girl topped IGNOU’s BCom examination. It was beyond her expectations. In an interview with Saif Ullah Bashir, she says her...

Rare Investment

While there is rat race amongst private school owners to get the best of the new generation, there has not been any effort on...

A Costly Recess

As around 160 thousand students are writing their examinations for three classes, Umar Khurshid revisits the state of education and the schooling in the...

Mehmooda Ahmed Ali Shah

A close associate of former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi and a well-known educationist of Kashmir, Mehmooda Ahmed Ali Shah took her last breath...

Passion For Quality Education

A young man from Bejbihara quit a cushy job in London to come back for spreading quality primary education in the rural hinterland.Majid Maqbool...

Dreams Indebted

  For best education, lot of students seek admissions in Western universities. Some get scholarships and most of them approach banks for educational loans. Muntaha...

Soft Targets  

With no educational infrastructure available back home students from Kashmir end up becoming victims of anti-Muslim and anti-Kashmiri rhetoric in mainland India. Saima Bhat...

Kashmir’s Kota

Thanks to private coaching centres Parrypora is host to diverse aspirations generating Rs 200 crore business. Zafar Aafaq reports It is 5:25 pm and uptown...

Speaking To The Car

Though part of his routine University curriculum, Anwar Naseer explored the possibility of using speech to command a car and he succeeded. Now, he...

Conflict in Campus

by Tasavur Mushtaq The university of Kashmir, the highest seat of learning, is the abode of thousands of knowledge seekers. Since its inception, albeit as...

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...

The Poet Mentor

by Swati Parashar The calmness of a perfect summer day in Gothenburg (where I live and teach at the university) was shattered when I received...

Marketing Peace!

Can innovative marketing techniques help bring peaceful resolution to Kashmir issue? It can, argues first time writer Mehboob Makhdoomi, a management research fellow from...

The Inside Rot

Faculties at SKUAST-K are up in arms against the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, who even after completing his tenure of five years seems unmoved. With the...

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...

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