Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2015)
Relevance of Higher Education in India
Author(s): Shweta Sharma
Abstract: The emergence of a worldwide economic order has immense consequences on higher education in the recent past with regard to globalization, industrialization, information technology advancement and its impact on education the landscape in general, has changed towards a new order. It is obvious Centre and state governments and that the institutions and academicians need to gear themselves to deal with the challenges posed by those to achieve the slated, and this demands review of beaten track, set notions, comfort, attitudes and work styles. It is time for all those who are concerned with policy making, planning, administration and implementation of higher education to revitalize the very thinking on the subject and put it on the right track.rnKeeping all this in view, present paper highlights the growth of higher education system in India and its impact on the society. An attempt has also been made to analyze and discuss other important and contemporary issues related to academic profession. Hence an attempt has been made to look at higher education in India in a holistic manner.