Private Universities:
The Way Forward
Professor V.P.S. Arora
Vice Chancellor, Supertech University
Formerly, Vice Chancell...
Paradigm shift in Education Scenario
From To
National Perspective Global Perspective
State Controlled Open Market Economy
...
Education levels (%) in India
0.0%
5.0%
10.0%
15.0%
20.0%
25.0%
30.0%
35.0%
34.5%
16.7%
15.8%
12.9%
8.8%
4.7%
3.9%
1.1% 0....
Reasons for discontinuing education or never
enrolling
(Only 8% Complete Education to the desired level)
4
0%
5%
10%
15%
2...
Wide Gap between Demand and Supply for
Higher Education
From 20 Universities in 1950-51 we now have
Central Universities 4...
Challenges
 Providing affordable, good quality, and globally relevant
education.
 Stifling regulatory overhang.
 Multip...
Way Forward
 Single window and time bound clearances.
 Level Playing Arena to Private Universities.
 Cut in number of S...
Thanks
8
Wednesday, August 13,
2014
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WES 2014 - Private Universities-The Way Forward - Prof. VPS Arora, Vice Chancellor, Supertech University

  1. 1. Private Universities: The Way Forward Professor V.P.S. Arora Vice Chancellor, Supertech University Formerly, Vice Chancellor, Kumaun University 1 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  2. 2. Paradigm shift in Education Scenario From To National Perspective Global Perspective State Controlled Open Market Economy Education for a Few Education for All Teacher Centric Learner Centric One Time Education Life Long Education General Education Market Driven Education 2 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  3. 3. Education levels (%) in India 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0% 35.0% 34.5% 16.7% 15.8% 12.9% 8.8% 4.7% 3.9% 1.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 3 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  4. 4. Reasons for discontinuing education or never enrolling (Only 8% Complete Education to the desired level) 4 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 21% 14% 14% 8% 6% 5% 5% 4% 3% 2% 1% 8% Series1 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  5. 5. Wide Gap between Demand and Supply for Higher Education From 20 Universities in 1950-51 we now have Central Universities 43 State Universities 318 Private Universities 184 Deemed Universities 130 Total Universities 675 And Institutes of National Importance 52 Globally  Japan has 4000 Universities for its 127 million people;  The US has 3650 Universities for its 301 million people; and  India only 675 Universities for its over 1.25 billion people. → Indian GER is about 19% against 83% for USA 5 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  6. 6. Challenges  Providing affordable, good quality, and globally relevant education.  Stifling regulatory overhang.  Multiplicity of approval regimes and tyranny of agencies often unleashed on the private entrepreneurs.  Long gestation period between the issue of LOI and the start of Academic Activities, resulting in Time & Cost over run.  Plethora of clearances.  Quotas imposed in admissions and employment.  Shortage of Quality Faculty  Not for Profit’ concept. 6 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  7. 7. Way Forward  Single window and time bound clearances.  Level Playing Arena to Private Universities.  Cut in number of Statutory Bodies.  Autonomy in Governance.  Periodic Third Party Audit of Education Quality in Private Universities.  Single Accreditation Body at the National Level with Empowered Regional Units. 7 Wednesday, August 13, 2014
  8. 8. Thanks 8 Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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