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On standards or conventions specific to the Indian higher education system, which differs in structure and style from the systems in North America, Europe, Oceania, or elsewhere in Asia.

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Who is an Academic Associate? [closed]

I've recently shifted my career to teaching at University, and I am quite not familiar with the post I am assigned, from the answers what I have read for entry-level Assitant Professor and Associate ...
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Reason for less or almost no research papers from PhD students in India [closed]

It is evident from stats of some reputed journals and conferences that PhD students from India are getting hard to publish at-least some research papers while other countries are publishing many ...
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Should I be worried about the fact that I will be too old for applying for tenure track positions by the time I complete postdoc?

I am 30 years old. I have spent 4 yrs in undergrad, 2 in masters and 5 in PhD with half a year of work experience in between. I have just finished my PhD and will start with a postdoc position early ...
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I dropped out of college a decade ago. How do I finish my graduation now? [Pune, India]

I was a student of Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) - Computer Engineering, from 2007 to 2010 in Pune, India in MIT AOE - Maharashtra Institute of Technology Academy of Engineering - http://www.mitaoe....
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Will 2 years of non relevant work ex affect ms in cs prospects? [closed]

I have completed Bachelor's in Computer Science ( from India) with an 8.7 CGPA. During my engineering I've done a couple of relevant internships and published a couple of papers. After graduating, I'...
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Getting into a US PhD programme for math after an Indian MS [closed]

I studied math as an undergrad in India, and after two years away from the field, have decided to come back to it. I am interested in learning more about pure mathematics, and am interested in the ...
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How to address a reader and a postdoctoral research assistant?

I want to send an email to two people. One of them is a reader in India and the other is a postdoctoral research assistant in Germany. I do not know how to address each of them at the start of the ...
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University is not issuing me my convocation certificate [closed]

I completed my bachelors in Engineering in Aug '16. It's been more than 2 years I haven't received my convocation certificate. Every time I go to university to ask about my convocation certificate the ...
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What is a 3 Year (Indian) Engg. Diploma equivalent to UK education standards(HNC, HND or other)?

Can anybody assist me in knowing what is a 3 year engg. diploma is equivalent according to UK education system or ECTS? or Is it equivalent to HND or HNC?
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Will the PhD degree be retracted if the thesis is found to be not novel?

Suppose a person got PhD degree by properly submitting his/her thesis on a particular topic. Assume that neither the student nor the doctoral review committee including supervisor knows that the ...
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Is it proper etiquette to keep religious content on official course page?

Is the course site property of the university or the person engaging it such as a teacher, teaching assistant etc.,? Is it proper etiquette to add religious contents such as quotes from religious ...
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Official Transcripts From Indian University

Most of the US graduate programs I'm applying to require official transcripts sent in a sealed envelope from the issuing university itself and not by the candidate. I visited my registrar office and ...
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Why do top Indian Math grad school students leave for the US/UK?

I am currently a senior year student at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. I have completed my 2-month summer internship at IISc Bangalore recently. During my stay, I got to interact with a lot of ...
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I have deep desire to study Physics after I graduate from Computer Engineering; want to know if I have what it takes to be successful in this field

I am now studying Computer Application, a bachelor degree in India. I can get a job in the IT sector if I try only a little harder. But I have this deep desire to study Physics starting from ...
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Can one pursue multiple degrees via distance education mode in India?

Can one pursue multiple degrees ie two or more at the same time via distance education mode in India? Some sources say it is allowed since 2013, but some forum state that it is illegal.
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What is the gross salary like for university engineering teachers in India?

What is the gross salary like for Assistant professors in India in publicly/privately funded universities in the area of engineering?
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What is the nature of the “assistant professor” position in India?

In this recent academia.SE question, the questioner mentions that as an undergraduate they did research with an assistant professor. That faculty member had a master's degree (only) at the time and ...
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Admission for MS/Phd in Computer Science after BE/BTech from India [closed]

Should I go for MS/Phd CS (Masters en route to Phd) in USA? I'm very Passionate about research in my field. But I have very little to no research experience. But have done internship in my field of ...
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Finding mathematics postdoc opportunities in India

I am Ph.D. advisor to X, a rising 5th-year Ph.D. student in pure mathematics at a mid-tier US research university. X and I are trying to prepare for his upcoming job search. In my opinion X is ...
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What is the role of advisor in writing a PhD thesis?

I am about to write my PhD thesis. The process is to first write the synopsis which will be read by examiners prior to agreeing to read the thesis. Now, I provided my advisor with copies of the ...
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Is academic collaboration overrated? Should one seek it or avoid it? [closed]

In our country, the first author gets most of the credit and the other authors practically fall much behind. While, the first author should really get more point as he does maximum work, I find the ...
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Applied clinical research clinical trials and regulatory affairs [duplicate]

Is this journal a legitimate one with impact factor or is it a fraud?
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One year teaching in India [closed]

After a short-term period working as a postdoc (same institution where I got my PhD), and I felt the need for a change and spent the last few months teaching in Italy, where I'm from. I really ...
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Query about Visa for a E13 TV-L position (19.9 hours of work per week)

I am student from India and finished master's this year. I secured a PhD position at the Gottingen university in Mathematics. In my offer letter it is written, I will be employed from 1.10.2018 to 30....
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What would be the best way to find foreign professors for a PhD defense panel?

I need some researchers to review my PhD thesis. I am from India and my university is also in India; the research data was collected in India. My university rules say my thesis should be reviewed by ...
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Is some foreign experience necessary to attain a professorship in India?

I wish to know even the unwritten rules in this regard. Should one have at least a postdoc from abroad if one has done a PhD in India? I wish to include within the ambit of this question also those ...
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How to stop sexual harassment by teacher? [closed]

I'm a student in India. My music teacher was kicked out of the school about 1 month ago due to sexual misconduct. Today, he messaged me on Instagram with a fake ID and started talking nastily to me ...
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Workshop attire for women in India?

I've been invited to an academic workshop in India. As a North American woman, it is conventional to wear business casual (e.g., pant suit or dress) or even casual clothing to a conference or workshop ...
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Would an MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) from India be adequate for a research position in Australia?

I’ve earned an MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) in public-health dentistry in India. My thesis and other research projects focused on developing a module for dental students on tobacco cessation ...
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A master's degree from IGNOU is eligible for a CSIR -NET qualification? [closed]

If someone completes his master degree in mathematics from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Can he be eligible for a CSIR -NET application? CSIR -NET is a necessary qualification for ...
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How should I write or abbreviate my Indian name in academic papers?

I am Sulthan from India. In India, we use the first letter of our father's first name as our initial. So in my school records my name is "A.Sulthan". On official documents, such as PAN, licence, voter ...
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Master's student without internship or publications in final semester; how to accomplish something worth putting on my resume?

I am a 3rd-year Masters CSE student. Since I am a 3rd-year student, my advisor has asked me to work on my thesis since 1st year. I picked a problem and worked very hard for around 1.5 years only to ...
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Is doing a 1 year MBA after many years of experience in the IT industry worth it? [closed]

I have over 13 years of experience in IT industry, but no consistent domain / specialization. I have worked as UI developer, project manager, scrum master, business analyst, recruiter, etc. for few ...
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Is it reasonable for an institution to ask for families total income in application form?

The online application form for a post graduation course of an engineering institute in India asks for students to compulsorily enter the total annual income of their entire family. I had a chat ...
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Do Chinese universities accept NIOS certificate

I am a former IT (Information Technology) professional from India. I have 5 years of experience in IT. I am planning to join an MBBS course in China or Russia. I cannot pursue this in India because ...
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What to do about students who miss my lectures and then want me to repeat entire material?

I teach at a top undergraduate college of a highly ranked university in India. We have a centralized system where the syllabus is designed at the Central level (with some input from teachers) and ...
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Funding situation if I have passed GATE but lack CSIR-JRF NET

I have finished my M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics in 2016. I wish to pursue a PhD. Currently I am preparing for GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, a master’s-level national entrance exam in ...
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What laws exist in India to protect students from harassment by teachers/professors?

I am a college student in Rajasthan. I had a chance to address a large group at a college function, and in my address I said unfavorable things about professors in the college. Since then, I believe ...
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Is experience as a Lecturer in Europe/UK considered relevant in Indian inst. (IIT/IIIT/NIT) for Assistant Professor positions in CS?

Is a Lecturer in the UK or Europe considered pretty much the same as an Assistant Professor in the US, considering the fact that this Lecturer position involves teaching, research and service? Do ...
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Getting admission in the US after a BSc and MSc from India

Since the US considers BSc and MSc together to be equivalent to a B.Tech degree (or any 4 year degree) how should I report my result? With both degrees from different institutes and in unrelated ...
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What should I do if I think that a professor has graded a course based on his personal impressions of students? [closed]

I recently took an advanced course with a professor. The course had two exams, a final project and assignments. I got excellent marks in both the exams and assignments. At the beginning of the course, ...
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What should I prepare for MEXT?

I'm an average CS engg grad who wish to go to Japan. I've got to know, in India applications for MEXT will start from 2nd week of April, and I haven't found any resource online. How and what should I ...
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Should I do another PhD? [duplicate]

I have completed my PhD in chemistry in an area which doesn’t have scope to get job or a postdoc position. Now I’m at the age of 29–30, I’m not eligible to write CSIR, a public eligibility test for ...
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Where can I apply for an internship in the renewable energy sector in India? [closed]

I have recently completed my undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering and I am looking for research/intern opportunities in India in the renewable Energy field. The issue is that I do not have ...
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Do I need to take the TOEFL Exam?

I studied in the US up until the 6th grade, came back to India, completed high school here and finished a bachelor degree in computer science here in India. All my education in India was completed in ...
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Are Indian assistant professors eligible for tenure-track positions in the US?

Suppose an assistant professor from a reputable Indian university wants to apply for tenure-track positions in the United States. Would he or she have any chance? Assume that his or her publication ...
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I see many Indian researchers going to the USA as postdocs. But I see very few Indian faculty leaving India. Why?

As you may agree that most departments of most US university will have a number of Indian postdocs. But why very few Indian professors leave India to join US universities. I wonder why?
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Are three year degrees from India equivalent to Four years degree in the US?

Is a three years bachelors degree in Commerce and three years bachelors degree in Law from India termed to be equivalent to have a four years graduate degree from the US?
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Is it possible to get a PhD Degree in from USA or Europe after doing Masters from India

I am a Chemical Engineering Masters student from India and I wish to pursue a PhD degree from some reputed US or European Universities. I have heard from my seniors and from internet searches that ...
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Do Indian journals represent the quality of Indian universities?

Since I published my first paper in a well-respected journal I receive approx. one time per month an invitation to journals such as Global Journal of Engineering Science and Research Management and ...