COVER STORY

Manipal Institute of Technology: Racing ahead of Time

Be it Satya Nadella, Rajeev Suri or many such global CEOs, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) has been nurturing global leaders for more than 62 years. Today, the institute receives about 52,000 applications for a total intake of 2220, which means there are 24 applicants waiting for a single seat. Getting into MIT is literally a race! Why not to race, if the destination is worth reaching for?

MENTOR’S MANTRA

The Imperatives of Imbibing a Culture of Research and Innovation in Indian Campuses

Born on 21 January 1953 in a village named Thullur, situated in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Vajja Sambasiva Rao began his academic career in 1980 as an Assistant Lecturer at BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan. In a...

HR TALKS

Recruitment in the Era of Industry 4.0

Shamna Libu, HR Business Manager, Unimoni Global Business Services Shamna is an accomplished Senior HR Professional working with Unimoni Global Business Services leading the Business HR front and is responsible for all Human Resources and Talent Management Programs. She...

ACADEMIC VIEW

What Really Stops India from Reaching the Zenith of Excellence in Education?

Major General Dr. Sunil Chandra is the recipient of Vishisht Seva Medal, a decoration of the Indian armed forces that is awarded to recognize “distinguished service of an exceptional order” to all ranks of the Indian Armed forces. An...

Design Institutions Need to Reevaluate the Way Design Education Delivered Currently

Prof. Mookesh Patel has been the Chair of Visual Communication at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University – ranked in the Top 5 design schools in the United States of America. He received his MFA...

India – Towards Becoming the Global Destination for Higher Education

A PhD holder in Economics, Dr. Jitendra’s experience spread over a period of two decades in various facets of Academia. He has published 40 research papers in reputed national and international journals, and has delivered the Invited Talks, Keynote...

Rethink Generic MBA

Prof. Aslam is currently the CEO of UAssess, a new-age skill benchmarking app and faculty at the Institute of Product Leadership. In the past he has been an Enterprise Agile Coach who has consulted for organizations like IBM, Target,...

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE

Stay as a Student to Survive in this World of Dynamic Technologies

Shweta Gugnani Kapoor, in her role as Global Director of CSC, works with the Office of CIO and she is responsible for running IT Strategy, Governance, Portfolio, Communication and Org Change Management for global CSC IT.  She has established...

Blockchain: The Next Disruptive Technology. Can India win this time?

Sridhar is responsible for the executive and graduate education programs at TalentSprint. He has strong industry experience and is well connected with the academia. Sridhar graduated in B.Sc in Mathematics from Loyola College, Chennai. He is a member of the Institute...

MUST WATCH HIGHER ED SOLUTION PROVIDER

Fourth Ambit: Making Meaningful Partnerships that Last Lifetime

Founded in 2013, Fourth Ambit is a specialist online platform for colleges to build and nurture active student – alumni communities. With more than 1900 colleges on board and a network of 220, 000 users, Fourth Ambit is on...

MUST WATCH YOUNG TALENTS

Power of Plants: An Aeronautical Engineering Student’s Saga of Generating Electricity from Plants

Vetrivel Anand, a final year Aeronautical Engineering student of Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, lives with his father in a rented apartment in Chennai. Aspired to become a volleyball player in his school days, Anand is now...

Driverless Tractor: When a Farmer’s Son Delivered Solution Much Ahead of Automobile Giants

In College of Engineering, Indore, Yogesh Nagar is like any other student, toggling his time between classrooms, labs and library. Except a few faculty members and college administrators, hardly anyone knows that he has made a Driverless Tractor that...

BOOK REVIEW

Understanding the Right Signals to Live the Life of a Leader

People like Chetan Bhagat, Amish Tripathi and Reshmi Bansal would have carried on with their lives as one of the many IIM graduates, if they had not quit their high paying jobs to follow their passion of becoming a...

RECOGNITION

25 Must Watch Campuses in India for Research and Innovation

In schools, most of us have been reproducing textbooks without applying critical thinking. This did not change much when we reached college. We carried the culture of rote learning all the way to our higher education. In fact, it...

CHIEF EDITOR’S NOTE

Indian Innovation System Needs a Paradigm Shift

As the second most populous country in the world with 15 million youngsters to enter the workforce annually for the next five years, India is an increasingly important locus point of innovation. Unfortunately, the country has not been able...

MANAGING EDITOR’S NOTE

In a Country of Billion Brains

Interviewing Yogesh Nagar, who made a driverless tractor even before he joined an engineering college, was the toughest task in my entire career. Hailing from Kagla Bambori village in Baran district of Rajasthan, Yogesh would only speak Hindi. On...

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