The Unnoticed Challenges Surrounding Higher Education in India
Updated: Jun 3
Authored by : Neymat Chadha
Edited by : Kausumi Saha
According to the World Bank, India has the third-largest higher education system in the world followed by the United States of America and China. However, the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in higher education in India is merely 26.3%. In this context, this issue brief brings to fore the unnoticed challenges surrounding higher education in public universities in India, rooted in the slow and gradual demise of public funding for research and innovation, steered by a substantial cut in allocation for grants and scholarships. It further highlights the critical importance of the State in addressing these challenges and further ensuring a paradigm shift in higher education in public universities.
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