Education blog by Pearson India

  • The rapid evolution of the Higher Education sector in India

    The face of higher education in India has changed drastically in the past two decades. Privatization has increased the cost of education, reduced job opportunities while increased competition in the sector. This is one of the many reasons why the education sector is looking back at its functions and systems in order to bring about the necessary changes and align with the advancements that are happening in the sector. The evolution of higher education and the gap between Traditional education and modern education is creating a contrast of opinions. On one hand, students and parents are looking at education as an investment and something that will give them a decent return on their investment. On the other hand, the job market is doubting the quality of “product” that Higher education is producing, as they are not “industry ready”.

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  • How To Improve English Speaking Skills As a Student?

    How important is it for a student to be able to fluently converse in English? This is a question as valid as asking how important oxygen is to human lives. English speaking skills are the fundamentals of a student's academic life. It is a global language, and hence, it is important to inculcate at least some basic English speaking skills. That’s just the start. Moving ahead in school or university, students must aim to develop exemplary speaking skills in this language.

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  • How to Improve English Listening Skills for Students?

    Listening skills should be inculcated in students right from the very first day of school. In fact, it's ideal if it begins at home. One might argue that it is a skill that one possesses by default. That may be a subjective argument. But to know if one has good listening skills, here are some characteristics to consider that define its excellence.

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  • Preparing for CLAT 2022 in the last 40 days - the dos and the don'ts!

    CLAT 2022 is less than 2 months away which calls for some rigorous last-minute preparations. This centralized national level entrance test for law aspirants opens their gateway to 22 National Law Universities in India. An exam that holds so much value can be intimidating for students to tackle. But not if they know how to prepare for CLAT 2022 within a significant amount of time.

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  • UGC NET Paper 2 Preparation Strategy & Study Material

    UGC NET exam is conducted in two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) each consisting of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Both these papers intend to test the candidate’s aptitude in terms of teaching/academic research and their specialization in any subject. Paper 1 holds a weightage of 100 marks for 50 questions, and Paper 2 holds 200 marks for 100 questions.

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  • 30-Days Strategy to Revise UPSC Prelims

    UPSC Prelims are dated for June 5th, 2022, and the aspirants can give a good month for revisions leaving some buffer days in their hands. The pressure now is more than the entire preparation that must have lasted for months or even years for some. This last lap is the one that decides the win, and all the students are pumped up to cover the entire syllabus over and over again in the last 30 days. That is the right goal to set for the last-minute UPSC Prelims preparation. But what is the correct way to pursue it so that the students can efficiently use this handful of time before the exam? A reliable, systematic 30-day strategy!

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  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is now joining the league of tech innovations of this century. Although it has been around since the mid-2000s, it is only now that, aside from Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services, the Big 3 of cloud computing, we have seen the emergence of other competitors in the global market. Even though you may never have heard of this nomenclature, it is possible that you use cloud computing services on a daily basis. It is an ideal online solution valid for multiple personal as well as commercial purposes.

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  • Why choose a career in Sport

    The sports industry continues to grow and diversify, reaching a value of nearly $488.5bn in 2018, with an expected growth to nearly $614.1bn by 2022*. Not only is there growth in the value, but most importantly there is growth in the diversity of opportunity within...

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  • Why Practice Of UGC NET Previous Year Papers Is A Must?

    The pathway to receiving a successful position in the teaching profession as a lecturer or researcher is to appear for the NET (National Eligibility Test) conducted by the National Educational Testing Bureau of University Grants Commission (UGC). The UGC NET exam is one of the most coveted exams pursued by aspirants all across India.

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  • How To Prepare Notes For JEE Main Exam?

    JEE Main preparation can be one of the most palpable academic phases in the life of an IIT aspirant. To crack this examination takes years and years of practice. If started at the right stage, JEE preparation can take up most of the academic years in a student’s life. There are many strategies and methods that students opt for in order to perform their best on the first attempt itself.

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