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Higher Education in India: Recent Issues and Trends

Author Affiliations

  • 1Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, INDIA

Res. J.Educational Sci., Volume 4, Issue (1), Pages 10-16, January,1 (2016)


In this review paper we have discussed the ambiguous concepts of higher education that is used in the literatures all over world. The study has tried to trace the higher education in India form the long past. Then we have discussed present status of higher education in India and the recent trend in Indian higher education. The issues like Quantity of Institution, Fields of Education, Enrolment Pattern, Teacher Availability, Constitutional Provision on Higher Education, Disparity in Access to Higher Education, Governance Practice, Quality Control Mechanism, Trend in Finance has been discussed briefly. Recent trends like privatization and globalization emerging in the field of Indian higher education was also highlighted in this analysis.


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