In a significant move towards revamping the higher education system in India, the University Grants Commission unveiled draft regulations to facilitate the entry of foreign higher educational institutions in India. However, the draft is not without some contradictions.
Recently, the Union government proposed to establish the Higher Education Commission of India for regulating higher education in the country. The present system is over-regulated, but under governed and to address this issue, a complete overhaul is planned. Can it work?
A Supreme Court order in 2017 had directed all deemed universities to not use the word “university”. Now a government panel has said that they should be allowed to use the word “university” to avoid confusion abroad
If a State wants to hire better qualified teachers, it can always do as it's a State policy, observed the Supreme Court while dismissing a plea by a man challenging the Punjab government's recruitment policy for arts and craft teachers in government schools.