Mohamad Zubair ud Din

Choice Based Credit System – A CRITICAL EVALUATION

Choice Based Credit System – A CRITICAL EVALUATION

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is uniform for all central, state and other recognised universities. The University of Kashmir introduced the CBCS for all colleges in 2016. The basic structure of Choice Based Credit System: Semesters: The assessment of students is done semester wise which implies that a student progresses on the basis of the […]

 Mujahid Mughal

The Dos and Don’ts for My Students

The Dos and Don’ts for My Students

Brad Henry defines a teacher as the person who can “inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning” in his students. Inspiring hope, igniting imagination and imbibing the love for learning is not an easy task to perform. It indeed is the greatest feat any human being can fetch. Nonetheless, a teacher […]

 Web Desk

Chilly Childhood

Chilly Childhood

Farhat Jabeen  With no male member in the family, six females struggled to survive. Life is a razor edge. Tumultuous times teach life lessons. Permutations and combinations of life make us a strong human being. Sometime back sans roommates, I was secluded in my hostel room. While recalling the unhindered childhood, I could not bury […]

 Faizaan Bhat

Have contemporary ‘madrasas’ forgotten their own legacy?

Have contemporary ‘madrasas’ forgotten their own legacy?

Robert Briffault, French surgeon, anthropologist and novelist in his book “The Making of Humanity” writes “Europe’s real renaissance was not created in the fifteenth century but under the influence of cultural revival initiated by Arabs and Moors. The cradle for Europe’s rebirth was Spain not Italy. This continent falling into the abyss of barbarism, had reached […]

 Mubeena Ramzan

History and Development of ‘Deeni Madaris’

History and Development of ‘Deeni Madaris’

Seeking knowledge has been an integral part of the Islamic Tradition. Religious knowledge and its transmission are central to the identity of a Muslim. Historically, Madrasas have served this cause as an important social institution in Muslim countries. The early years of Quranic revelations to the Prophet (saw) were embedded in the oral tradition. However, […]

 Owais Farooq

Educational Enigma in Kashmir

Educational Enigma in Kashmir

The proper Education can edify a nation with new destinations and glitch in this setup indeed could lead to the decline of that nation.The fall of any nation is directly proportional to the mischief of the educational setup. The bedrock of the educational system are the teachers who have the entire honour to nurture the […]

 Younus Rashid

KU’s UG Admission Process – A Mental Torture

KU’s UG Admission Process – A Mental Torture

Life has never been easy in Kashmir but it turns more difficult when, at some stage of your life, you have to deal with one of it’s oldest institutions, University of Kashmir. I am sharing with you my personal anecdote to give you an idea of how students suffer at the hands of this university, […]

 Guest Author

Indoctrination through Education

Indoctrination through Education

Zuhair Khan Before the industries took over, the economy of a nation was based on agriculture. This was the system which had prevailed since Man had started to settle down and plough fields. Then suddenly in the 19th century the world was taken over by “Machines of Europe”. The Industrial Revolution revolutionized the way of […]

 Guest Author

‘Grades don’t measure intelligence like age doesn’t define maturity’

‘Grades don’t measure intelligence like age doesn’t define maturity’

Mir Haseeb Abdullah Mr. Waseem Aziz is a budding educationist from Baramulla town of Jammu and Kashmir. He was selected for the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) under the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship (ILEP 2017) Program. He has keenly observed the US education system during the fellowship tenure. He spoke to Mir Haseeb Abdullah, correspondent […]

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‘Being first girl from my area makes me feel good and the thing that it will inspire other girls makes me feel even much better.’ Shaziya Rehman (KAS)

‘Being first girl from my area makes me feel good and the thing that it will inspire other girls makes me feel even much better.’ Shaziya Rehman (KAS)

Formerly a Teacher, now a KAS officer hailing from remote and farflung area of Dhandal, in mountainous district Doda, ShaziyaRehman’s Journey into Kashmir’s premier civil services is inspirational. This Interview and information may come handy for those aspirants, who want to aspire and cherish their dreams after simple graduation. Shazia Rehman was working as an ReT Teacher before […]