IIT coaching: While pressure mounts for students, institutes have the last laugh

IIT coaching: While pressure mounts for students, institutes have the last laugh

Viru Sahastrabudhhe, or Virus, the popular character from the movie 3 Idiots used the example of the cuckoo bird usurping the crow’s nest to explain how students would need to crush competition to go ahead in life. It holds true when you have merely 11,000 seats across the 22 IITs with 12 lakh applicants every year. ‘Compete or die’ is the mantra that is followed when it comes to competitive examinations like engineering or medical. More so in the case of engineering, because among the 22 odd Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the…

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Experts divided over ban on integrated coaching in Maharashtra

Experts divided over ban on integrated coaching in Maharashtra

The education department’s decision to ban colleges from offering integrated courses from June 2018 has evoked mixed reactions from experts and coaching classes. While some lauded the move saying it would put an end to the ‘unhealthy’ nexus between colleges and coaching classes, others said compulsory attendance in colleges will add to the students’ stress. However, a few activists pointed out that the ban alone was insufficient and the decision must be backed with long-term solutions. “Integrated courses are illegal. Why should the government wait till next year to end…

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Coaching institutes in Chandigarh fight over JEE Advanced-2017 topper Sarvesh Mehtani

Coaching institutes in Chandigarh fight over JEE Advanced-2017 topper Sarvesh Mehtani

district court has issued notice to city-based Sri Chaitanya Educational Institute for allegedly taking claim for the success of students, including JEE Advanced-2017 topper Sarvesh Mehtani, enrolled with its competitor Petitioner Lakshya Institute has also accused Sri Chaitanya institute of using its trademark. The court had sought the coaching institute’s reply by June 16. “Sarvesh has been studying in Lakshya for the past four years,” said Amandeep, centre manager of its local branch. “After the JEE exam, four of our teachers had joined Chaitanya. On this pretext, it is taking…

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Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Coaching institutes in Kota like the one in this picture expect a surge in admissions from aspiring medical students after the success of their clients in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The coaching capital for higher education in India with an annual turnover of Rs 1500 crore, is witnessing a boom in the trade following phenomenal success of students enrolled in these institutes in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) and other medical entrance examinations over the years. The NEET-UG is the single entrance medical examination in country through which admission…

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Miroslav Klose bids adieu to playing career, joins Germany’s coaching staff

Miroslav Klose bids adieu to playing career, joins Germany’s coaching staff

Berlin: Germany’s prolific Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 38. Germany’s leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 internationals was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season and he will now join the national side’s coaching team. Klose hit a record 16th goal in World Cup finals during the 7-1 semi-final thrashing of hosts Brazil two years ago, which saw him overtake former Brazil star Ronaldo. Germany went on to win the title. File photo of Germany’s…

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Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose retires to start coaching career

Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose retires to start coaching career

Germany legend Miroslav Klose has ended his playing career as he prepares to become a coach with the national side. Klose, who retired from international football after winning the 2014 World Cup, had been without a club after leaving Lazio in the summer. The 38-year-old, who also played for FC Homberg, Kaiserslautern, Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich, remains Germany’s all-time leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 matches. Klose, who is one of the most successful players in German football history, is also the all-time leading scorer at World Cup…

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The levels of Inquiry-based coaching

The levels of Inquiry-based coaching

A primary purpose of education is teaching crucial-wondering skills. Inquiry-primarily based coaching is an high-quality direction to this aim. based totally in part at the philosophy that “human beings are born inquirers,” the technique specializes in pupil discovery over pushing statistics from the teacher. alongside the manner, the scholars discover multiple sources and contexts, ask questions and pursue hypotheses, and work to use their theories to new and various conditions. In doing this, they actively find out the interrelatedness amongst standards, topics, and theories. In wellknown, all inquiry-based teaching follows…

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university academics aren’t proper enough at coaching, 6th shape heads say

university academics aren’t proper enough at coaching, 6th shape heads say

higher education institutions need to ‘seek assist’ from schools, survey finds nearly 9 out of 10 (89 in keeping with cent) heads of sixth forms believe that universities ought to “are looking for assist” from schools on teaching techniques, the outcomes of a new survey advocate. greater than -thirds (70 in line with cent) said that teaching had to be taken extra severely inside the better training sector. The studies become finished via Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor of the college of Buckingham, as a part of a paper for the…

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