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The Future of Indian UniversitiesComparative and International Perspectives$
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C. Raj Kumar

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780199480654

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199480654.001.0001

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The Indian University in a Comparative Perspective

The Indian University in a Comparative Perspective

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The Future of Indian Universities

N.R. Madhava Menon

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The purpose of looking at Indian universities in a comparative perspective is obviously to locate it among higher education institutions across the world and to identify its strengths and weaknesses in the advancement of learning and research. In doing so, one can discern the directions for reform in order to put the university system in a competitive advantage for an emerging knowledge society. This chapter looks at the current state of universities in India and highlights the initiatives under way for change and proposes required policy changes.

Keywords:   comparative perspective, policy initiatives, reform, cultural comparison, suggestions for change

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