Higher Education in India (Recommendations (EQUIP - To double the gross…
Higher Education in India
Inadequate State & Centre's support to students & institutions
Many engineering colleges still offer "finishing programmes" to their graduates
Insitution of Eminence fall short of requirements, far behind China & many European nation
Minimal private-sector participation
Underfunded- Spends less than most BRICS Countries.
India's Gross Enrollment Ratio- only 25.8%,China-> 51%
Inadequate dept/ministry fund allocation to Space, Scientific & Industrial Research, MSDE, DST, Health Research & Agri. Research.
Non-completion of degrees
HE Budget allocation- Only Rs. 37461 crore
EQUIP - To double the gross enrolment ratio to 52% by 2024.
Increase funding from diverse sources
NEP - To increase gross enrolment ratio to at least 50% by 2035
Increase access to post-secondary education
Quality+Affordability= Degree completion.
Develop world-class research intensive universities.
Engage in global knowledge economy
Provide higher education sector towards societal & academic needs.
Reforms in governance, permit autonomy & innovation at institutional level.
Coordination b/w UGC & Ministries w.r.t. HE, Skill development & research