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Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
Sick Child Of India
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A brief presentation the describes the unfortunate state of affairs in Higher Education in India. Post comments, lets discuss.

A brief presentation the describes the unfortunate state of affairs in Higher Education in India. Post comments, lets discuss.

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  • 1. “ Higher education today is the ‘sick child’ of education , and is not serving the cause of young people of India.” Arjun Singh Minister of HRD Government of India
  • 2. Higher Education in India A SICK CHILD
  • 3. “ Out of every 100 Indians, 70 completed primary school and only 7 (15-60 years) completed graduation or beyond.” 5 Nov, 2007 Times News Network
  • 4. “ Universal literacy and access to education for all is a fundamental requirement for a nation to be truly developed.” Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam - Former President of India
  • 5. “ India, a relatively smaller economy with a far bigger workforce, faces a crisis perhaps far deeper than any other nation in the world today.” 5 Nov, 2007 Times News Network
  • 6. “ No more than 17 million have received tertiary education in India with a population of 1.12 billion.” P. Chidambaram - Finance Minister of India
  • 7. “ India battling an unskilled workforce - 90% of jobs require vocational skills, but 90% of Indian colleges impart mostly bookish knowledge.” 5 Nov, 2007 Times News Network
  • 8. “ India at 60 is a nation of young people. The time has come for us to pay special attention to education and skill development.” Dr. Manmohan Singh - Prime Minister of India
  • 9. “ India leading exporter of students to the United States 83,333 students enrolled in 2006-’07.”  Open Doors: Report on International Educational Exchange
  • 10. “ Many brighter students are moving away and we need to bring them back”  Kiran Karnik - President, NASSCOM
  • 11. “ No Indian varsity including the prestigious IIT among the world's top 200 universities.” 12 Nov 2007 Press Trust of India
  • 12. “ It is my dream to see that India has universities such as Yale, Harvard and Cambridge.” P. Chidambaram - Finance Minister of India
  • 13. “ Higher education syllabus outdated. A low gross enrolment ratio, challenges to maintain quality, and academic reforms are the problem areas.” 15 Oct, 2007 Times News Network
  • 14. “ The quality of higher education has to be improved. It's a major next generation reform.” Montek Singh Ahluwalia - Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission
  • 15. “ Whereas, most nations in the World are working towards loosening of statutory control over higher education, India is moving in reverse direction” The Economist 2005
  • 16. “ Higher education in India needs to go through a complete shift.” Sam Pitroda - Chairman, National Knowledge Commission
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