Mapping Perceptions of Universities of HE in India: A Comparative Analysis using DEA and Quantile Regression - Dr. Jinal Parikh
• According to a recent report published by EY, India has remarkably transformed its educational landscape with one in four graduates in the world being a product of her system.
• India is also among top 5 countries globally in cited research output, with 23 Universities in global top 200.
• The Government of India (GoI) has undertaken massive structural and systemic changes in higher education like reforms in • governance, • intensive use of technology, • transition to a student-centric paradigm of education, • expansion of access and • qualitative improvement.
• Despite these efforts by the GoI, India’s GER is much lower (26.3%) than the global average of (36.7%) in addition to many Indian students choosing to study abroad.
• There are 50,000 higher educational institutions operational in India.
• 907 Universities currently exist in India. These include 399 state Universities, 126 deemed to be Universities, 48 central Universities and 334 private Universities.
• Nearly 300 million students are pursuing education in India and the value of the education market in India in FY 19 is pegged at $101bn.
• Most importantly, MHRD, India announced a new education policy on July 29, 2020 after three decades(NEP-2020) and it is expected set the pace for the sector which caters to 25% of the country’s population.
• Headed by the Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, a committee of nine experts had drafted the National Education Policy, 2019 and shared the draft for seeking inputs and suggestions on June 10, 2019 from citizens of the country.
link to material: https://www.ifors.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Mapping-Perceptions-of-Universities-of-Higher-Education-in-India-Sunway-Colloquium.pdf