Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 18, No. 12. September 6, 1954
The students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, have, it is reported, decided to contribute manual labour worth Rs 40,000 towards the implementation of a "works service" project. The project is part of a youth welfare scheme of the Government of India designed to bring the teachers and taught Into closer relations with one another, to provide certain amenities for the students and at the same time to enable students to have some training in practical work of a valuable kind. The students of the institute are said to have selected as their project the construction of a swimming pool.—(A.S.N.S., Jodhpur.)
Hundreds of men and women examinees for the B.T. degree course walked out of the examination halls in Calcutta on May 14, complaining that the paper set on The History of Education" was outside the syllabus and "extremely stiff." The Calcutta University B.T. Degree Examinations began on May 12 and nearly a thousand student teachers from the city and the district are sitting for the degree.—(A.S.N.S., Jodhpur.)
"If someone wants an education you cannot keep it away from him. If he does not want an education you cannot force it down his throat."