BFSI Apprenticeships: A promising future for students

Owing to the geographical spread of universities, through their affiliated colleges and distance education, these programmes also have a unique advantage—the ability to train a large number of stude

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From robotics to mechatronics: Courses that could to gain popularity

Gone are the days when Indian students either opted for engineering or medicine after high school.

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Certificate course in AI and Machine learning – The right way to add value to your resume

Gone are the days when having a degree was enough.

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Scaling up apprenticeship schemes only way to boost formal employment

Sumit Kumar Over the last decade, the definition of employability has been redefined. Traditional academics no longer serves as the base for preparing students for the future. Blending learning (class

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Fake or F-AI-ke: Elon Musk-founded company shows how artifical intelligence can spin news from few words

OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research group co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk (he stepped down from its board last year), has demonstrated a piece of software that can produce authentic-lookin

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Indian students win Microsoft Imagine Cup Asia finals with anti-pollution and drug delivery mask for asthama patients

A student team from Faridabad-based Manav Rachna Institute has developed an anti-pollution and drug delivery mask designed for patients who suffer from asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions.

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Knowledge of geographic information system will help in every field, says Michael Gould of Esri

Rooted in the science of geography, GIS integrates many types of data—it analyses spatial location and organises layers of information into visualisations using maps and 3D scenes.

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New jobs: How a degree in political leadership can help you in several new fields

Jobs include research associates in politics, political analysts, policy associates, political strategists & consultants, election & campaign managers, social media analysts, constituency managers, as

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Artificial Intelligence jobs: Are you ready for new opportunities as the old ones set to vanish

Are you ready for jobs like data analysts, man-machine coordinators, IT?

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Adopt new syllabus to drive innovation, says Prof CNR Rao

The event served as the official launch of the Wiley Innovation Black Book on Exponential Technologies, a guide on future-forward scenarios.

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Knowledge is the new currency, says Ratnesh Jha, MD, South Asia, Cambridge University Press

India is likely to have the world’s largest workforce by the middle of next decade.

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Skills competition: Celebrating healthcare sector skills

To solve the challenge of health workforce deficit and imbalances at all levels of socio-economic development, combined with an ageing population and epidemiologic transformations, we need meaningful

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The challenge is not jobs, it’s the wages: Manish Kumar, MD and CEO, NSDC

Starting tomorrow, 400 participants from across India will compete at the country’s biggest skills competition—IndiaSkills 2018—and the winners will represent India at the 45th WorldSkills Compe

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How private sector can play a bigger role in higher education

If only a tax rebate incentive is given to private funding for not-for-profit institutions, the govt can mobilise three times the money it has forgone as tax revenue, into the education system.

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Working and happy? here’s why you should always be ‘job-ready’

Don’t wait till you actually need to start a job search. Job-readiness is about constantly evolving

Working and happy? here’s why you should always be ‘job-ready’

Saying ‘thanks’ is more powerful than you think

Study from Chicago Booth finds people underestimate the value of sending a “letter of appreciation”.

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CompTIA’s new training course aims to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap in India

India is aiming to become one of the world’s top-10 IT protected nations in the UN’s Global Cybersecurity Index.

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Khan Academy unveils LearnStorm India

Khan Academy has launched LearnStorm India, a free, six-week online learning challenge for grades 3-12.

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How digital toxification resulting from tech advances has dehumanised human interaction

Technology has revolutionised our lives. It has made transactions faster, easier and more effective. It has improved the scope and depth of communication between individuals and organisations.

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Operation Digital Board: Platforms like CLIx can help change school learning from teacher-led to a student-led one

At the 65th Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meet held earlier this year, the Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar declared the launch of ‘Operation Digital Board’ in all schools within

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Why there is a need to introduce digital curriculum in schools

In a non-digital world, time is fixed, learning is variable. In a digital world, learning is fixed and time is variable.

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Low cost warning system: IIT Mandi incubator creates a device to sense landslides before they happen

The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi has said it has developed a low-cost monitoring and warning system against landslides—a common occurrence in the Himalayan mountain belt. Claimed to sense la


Coal, iron ore bump up port numbers in June

Led by a rise in thermal coal (16% share) and coking coal (7% share) volumes and a rebound in iron ore (6% share) shipments, cargo traffic across major ports grew ~8% YoY in June. Container (21% share

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Ashoka University, Harvard to teach how to manage nonprofits

Ashoka University’s Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy—in partnership with the Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education and Dasra—will host the second cohort of its executive pro

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IIT Roorkee extends TIDES Business Incubator to NCR

IIT Roorkee has launched an extension centre of its TIDES Business Incubator in Greater Noida to ensure start-ups incubated by the institute at its Roorkee campus benefit from the start-up ecosystem o

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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning are primary domains for reskilling

Simplilearn survey finds AI and ML (25%) are the most widely chosen domains for reskilling, followed by Big Data and data science (20%).

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