A study on higher education in India: Issues, challenges and directions
Sharanabasappa CB, Basavaraj Nagesh Kadamudimatha
India’s Higher Education system is the largest in the world in terms of number of institutions. Higher education in India has undergone rapid development after post-independence era. Every society gives importance to education because it is a panacea for all evils. It is the key to solve the various problems of life. Education has been described as a process of waking up to life also. This article attempts to examine the scenario of higher education in India. Besides the university departments of education and their affiliated colleges, government and government aided institutions; private and self-financing colleges and open universities are also engaged in education. This paper discussed the issues of higher education and direction to improve the higher education in India.