The Quality of our College Teachers

Please read this previous related piece on the National Eligibility Test (NET) for context. In order to become an Assistant Professor or a Junior Research Fellow in any of our Universities or Colleges, an individual MUST *qualify* in the NET. Even the IITs must consider the NET in order to recruit Professors. Structure of NET... Continue Reading →

NET: Is lower threshold for OBC really needed?

Thanks to @realitycheckind on Twitter, the topic of the recent notification by UGC on the issue of cut-off percentages for "Qualifying" in the National Eligibility Test came up. This test allows candidates to apply for the posts of Assistant Professor and/or Junior Research Fellowship in various Universities and Colleges in the country I am sincerely hoping... Continue Reading →

Five questions on Article 15(5)

An attempt to raise some questions on the nature of Article 15(5) brought in by the 93rd amendment. Some of the questions may have already been raised, argued and answered already. A little repetition doesn't harm, IMHO 🙂 Article 15(5) Nothing in this article or in sub-clause (g) of clause (1) of article 19 shall... Continue Reading →

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