Azim Premji University Alumni Portal is here!

Find out more about your peers’ current location, workplace, who tied the knot and who’s a parent now while rekindling your connection with the community! With the objective of creating an engaged and supportive alumni network, Azim Premji University launches a dedicated Alumni Portal! Log in now and take the initial step in building your... Continue Reading →

What is the use of an academic conference these days?

Economics in action

Academic conferences have become one of the fraudulent activities these days. One gets a message almost every day about a conference on `everything under the sun’, with offers such as the publication of papers in `peer reviewed’ or `recognized’ journals. There must be a higher demand for such conferences by those who want to fill up their CVs with a long list of `conferences attended’ and to have a possible publication `fixed’ by the conference organizers. This conference business is like the other fraud industry emerging or thriving in academics, and that is the writing of PhD thesis for others. All the formal requirements for the entry to and promotions in academic professions (like the UGC performance appraisal systems) have enhanced the demand for such conferences and the profitability of the `suppliers’.

One can see big advertisements by private universities which organize a conference on one or other theme by…

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Postgraduate Programmes 2019

Greetings from Azim Premji University! We are inviting applications for the Postgraduate Programmes 2019. Graduates from any discipline (including students graduating in 2019) are encouraged to apply. Applicants with work experience will be given additional weightage in the selection process. ·         M.A. Education ·         M.A. Development ·         M.A. Public Policy and Governance Our key mission... Continue Reading →

The Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Lessons from the Association of People with Disability By: V Santhakumar, Ankur Madan, Subrat Mishra 1. Introduction According to official statistics, People with Disabilities (PWDs) constitute 2.21% of the Indian population. Professionals who work in this domain may consider this figure as an underestimate. The total number of PWDs, even that based on official figures... Continue Reading →

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