Onkar Singh

Onkar Singh

Founder Vice-Chancellor of Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur, UP.

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Money Matters in Higher Education

Posted ·3 Dec 2021, 10:22 am

Lack of access to higher studies is undeniable. Undoubtedly, the Government has made enormous provisions for tuition fee waiver, scholarships, and subsidized education to poor children. But sometimes extreme poverty and social conditions may make it impossible for students to be able to get admitted into a course in time.

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Test Culture in India: Boon or Bane

Posted ·9 Oct 2021, 5:42 am

Tests are catalyzing students for preparing in a limited domain and defeat the purpose of formal education.


Is upending teacher eligibility qualifications the panacea for higher education?

Posted ·30 Dec 2020, 9:48 am

The purpose of education is dying in the race for livelihood and fulfilling aspirations of others. There's a need for rudimentary introspection as mere dependence on qualification in choosing teachers may deprive the best ones from joining the noble academic profession, writes Onkar Singh.

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Is higher technical education in India losing sheen?

Posted ·7 Dec 2020, 9:58 am

Despite the emphasis of the Central Government on improving the state of technical education in the country and increasing access to technical education, the number of aspirants for higher technical education in the country seems shrinking, writes Onkar Singh.

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