Today the student enrollment at the University of Hyderabad stands at a little under 5000. Over the past year or so, I have been discussing with the faculty in various departments as to how we can increase this number. One thing is clear- there are no quick-fixes: its going to take effort on all our parts, and that includes the students who are already here as well.
One such effort is to prepone our entrance examination schedule, shifting the entire written examination process to the month of February. Admissions for the year 2013 will therefore have their entrance exams in FEBRUARY 2013.
Reputations are as much built by word of mouth recommendations as they are by high impact publications. And word-of-mouth endorsements come in bulk from students either literally or by example. Anyhow, we need to cover several bases, and so there will be a press conference (my first, by the way) on Tuesday the 18th of December, at the Hotel NKM’s Grand (in Khairatabad) at noon.
All our entrance exams will be held between 21 and 26 February 2013. Tell all of those who may be interested. And even those who may not. And apropos of that, the India Education Review and the online magazine Digital Learning carry interviews with me, a small effort to get some more visibility for the UoH…
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