Educational qualification for elected representatives: A binary debate

In the daily deluge of news, a small update went unnoticed. Rajasthan’s newly elected Congress government decided to abolish the minimum educational qualification required to contest elections to panchayats and urban bodies. On the face of it, the decision and the rationale look simple. Educational Qualification: An Unviable Proposition What has educational qualification got to […]

Institutions of Eminence – Indian Scenario II

This is the second part of Institutions of Eminence – Indian Scenario. For the first part, click here. IITs are world-class Institutions I have always read and heard that IITs are world-class Institutes and IIT graduates dominate the world. So, when I got to know that IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay will take 10 years […]

Institutions of Eminence – Indian Scenario

The Government of India has declared 6 Institutes as Institutions of Eminence for targeting entry into Top 500 University Rankings in the world in the next 10 years. There has been much debate and discussion about Jio Institute being given the tag, as it is yet to start. I feel that it is not just […]