Thursday, July 2, 2009

IIT would, soon ,now teach you medicine, and literature

IIT's could be soon teaching not only Engineering, but also Medicine, Law, Humanities, Literature. If IIT's director take the advice of Mr. Kapil Sibal, the HRD minister.

Seeking to take reforms in education forward, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday asked the IITs to expand into new areas like medicine and law and evolve a framework in this regard. Read the whole story here
I wonder, if my failed dream to take admission in IIT, would be successful then....

1 comment:

Anubha said...

Indian Institute of Technology was conceived by Nehru and formulated as a higher institution for technology in order to grow indigenous superiority in technology.

While such reforms are welcome but I think the basic structure of IITs must not be changed in a haste and the matters must be dealt with care. I think we should just let them innovate in whatever they are good at.

I would rather appreaciate if these people create frameworks for creating institutes at par with the IITs for other disciplines as well.

If the institute has other disciplines, then I guess there's this possibility that it will dilute the performance and standard of the institue. May be then it becomes the "Jack of all trades, but master of none"!

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