In the 19th century, an American taught medical students in Tamil so that doctors would serve their communities. But now it’s all in English
Covid lockdowns have had at least one positive outcome: more kids are reading. Here’s a look at other such trends as Chennai Book Fair opens
The Sri Lankan Tamil teacher mother and her son had next to nothing when they became refugees, but the boy is now an engineer.
A look at who owns the private medical colleges in Tamil Nadu throws light on one of the reasons why NEET faces opposition in the state.
Chief Minister Stalin argues that Tamil Nadu’s case against NEET is not being heard, but he too is not acknowledging flaws in earlier system
The Governor has merely quoted the SC reading of Constitutional provisions without seeing how they have turned out in practice with NEET
The Supreme Court verdict that brought in NEET gives two important reasons. The verdict observed that medical education should not be a profiteering enterprise and that capitation fees were a form of corruption. And NEET will help prevent that. The apex court looked upon NEET as a mechanism to...
Now that the Tamil Nadu Governor, R N Ravi, has received the Bill, commonly called the NEET Exemption Bill, from the Tamil Nadu Government as duly passed by the State Assembly for the second time, focus is on the Governor as to his next course of action. Constitutional experts say that the...
A school set up by a former collector served as a boon for this girl from an economically backward family who went on to become a doctor.
I Siva, a former student of Silattur Government Higher Secondary School in Pudukottai, is the first among government school students in NEET scores for MBBS this year. Last year, after passing Class 12, Siva was too scared to take the exam. He didn’t appear for agriculture counselling either....