Indian education system, ugc

UGC bid to woo foreign universities welcome, but it must focus on homegrown ones

The UGC decision to allow foreign universities comes at a time when local institutions are facing serious challenges in terms of resources, infrastructure and academic freedom. Read more »
UGC, Higher education, foreign university

UGC woos foreign universities with autonomy promise; chokes the best at home

The UGC will invite applications from foreign universities seeking to set up campuses in India once the proposed guidelines are approved by the government. Read more »
Women's Reservation Bill

Higher education: How to benefit from NAAC data, analysis

The assessment of higher education institutions must look beyond data generation and documentation to ensure the wellbeing of students and teachers. Read more »
quality issues in social science research

Quality matters: Social science research needs national benchmarking

The mushrooming of research publications and increased allocation for doctoral fellowships are not matched by improvements in the quality of social science research in India. Read more »