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Not a single Indian university - not even the celebrated IITs and IIMs - figure in the latest rankin g of the world's top 200 universities, with American varsities dominating the list.- Comment

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Asked by venkatesaldevarajan, 07 Oct '11 07:27 pm
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Basically they include many parameters that are not at all considered necessary here in selecting the best, such as good accommodation to faculty and students, uninterrupted electricity, water supply, medical facility, availability of food at all times etc etc. Also most our iconic institutions never care to give particulars essential to them to include in the list. Only those private institutes will give all particulars to them. As such I am not disappointed or worried about this column.
Answered by Josna, 08 Oct '11 07:36 am

 
  
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With the policy of the Indian Government and especially the unimaginative ideas of the Education minister thinking like a criminal lawyer in matters of extreme importance, the situation is unhealthy in the education field. The policy : quantity at the expense of quality has destroyed the educational system including in IITs and Bschools. To provide reservation seats were increased without increasing infrastructure(IIT hostel accommodates 3 persons in the so called single room, Pondicherry University has about 100 students in M.Sc. Chemistry in place of 24 -30 previously. How can we expect excellence when our focus is on quantity. The percentage of students qualifying NET/ CSIR scolarships have reduced from say around 50% in the past to almost 1-2 or nil of late. Every honest educationists of India is pained at the present situation of politicking even in higher education as lamented by Infosys Moorthy that not more than 20 percent of the present IITians can compete with international c ...more
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 08 Oct '11 07:36 am

 
  
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India is india let it be IIT or IIM .Our mass-media is misguiding us .for getting advertisements they flatter too much .Poor indian has ti believe the mass-media .He cannot go behind to find out the truth.In Kerala 8000 engineering seats are vacant . surplus and unproductive investment and hardly 50% pass thro the course.In future our engineers will never be entertained in any country.
Answered by samson aseervatham, 08 Oct '11 12:54 am

 
  
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Hmm...that's the standard of Indian eduction...!
Answered by Dil Se, 07 Oct '11 08:58 pm

 
  
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Hmmmmmmmmm
Answered by Insane Guy, 07 Oct '11 07:47 pm

 
  
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Unfortunately,the planners n policy makers of the country have no time to think of education.It has remained the most neglected sector.This statistics may open their eyes n motivate them to take corrective steps at least to keep one of the IITs in the top 200 of the world.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 07 Oct '11 07:37 pm

 
  
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You are right, sir it is surely a sad state of affairs, and may be the americans might have influenced the ranking body
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 07 Oct '11 07:37 pm

 
  
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Thats okay. we dont have time. we have to fight with terrorists na
Answered by atoz, 07 Oct '11 07:28 pm

 
  
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