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Rajasenan, D. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The major problem of the engineering entrance examination is the exclusion of certain sections of the society in social, economic, regional and gender dimensions. This has seldom been taken for analysis towards policy correction. To lessen this problem a minor policy shift was prepared in the year 2011 with a 50-50 proportion in academic marks and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Engineering Education, Equal Education
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Sangar, Sunita – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Access to higher education opened up avenues for more women workforce in decent employment contributing to the national economy. Government policies/schemes played a significant role in improving this significant indicator of women empowerment. This access also had an impact on their enrolment and choice of subjects but was accompanied by several…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Womens Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
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Vilanilam, J. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
After reviewing the history and objectives of higher education briefly, the article suggests that teachers and managers in autonomous colleges have to give special emphasis to a new system of teaching and evaluation involving Syllabus Revision, Distribution of Course Formats in the very first class meeting, Monitoring of Lab and Library…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Colleges, Teacher Empowerment, Teaching Methods
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Kuruvilla, Moly – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
While the UGC is committed to the cause of promoting gender equity through higher education and is in the process of reviewing the existing arrangements in the campuses of higher learning to ensure the freedom, safety and security of girls and women, the proactive role of teachers in solving the problems of gender based violence and other…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Fairness, Intergroup Education, Empowerment
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Khare, Mona – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The demand for labour in India is likely to remain high and robust in the coming years, both nationally and internationally. But this would demand skilled and qualified labour. The employability of Indian youth has emerged as a major concern in recent years. Ironically, it is not just the uneducated and untrained that lack skills but it is also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Job Skills
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Panigrahi, Jinusha – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The article examines the question of access to higher education (HE) in the context of unprecedented and irreversible changes in the higher education sector in the current scenario. It is based on a comparative study that seeks to probe the question of access based on a secondary data analysis using the NSSO data regarding household consumer…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Rani, P. Geetha – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The education loan programme since its inception has been rapidly growing both in terms of number of students who have taken education loans for pursuing higher education and the amount of education loans released. Nevertheless, these financing mechanisms of higher education do not appear to improve access and equity in the higher education system…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Resource Allocation
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Banerjee, Priyanka – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Educational organizations are facing severe problems in terms of competition, quality degradation and deteriorating standards. There is a need to identify, define, develop strategy, initiate action and solve the problem. The present research holds significance in the rapidity of changing environment that affects our educational organizations…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Organizational Climate, Teamwork, Universities
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Sumithra, S.; Vardhan, R. Vishnu; Aruna, C. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
In India, the gross enrolment ratio has increased from 13.1 per cent in 2007-2008 to 15 per cent in 2011-2012 which moves the country from elite to a mass higher education system. This article seeks to examine the enrolment of scheduled caste (SC) students across various states in the country and the expenditure by each state and its effect on SC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Higher education in India has witnessed tremendous increase in the institutional capacity since independence. There are many issues and challenges of higher education in the country. Among them one is regional disparity. For instance, the North Eastern Region which comprises of eight states has been declared as an economically backward area and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Development
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Wadhwa, Rashim; Jha, Shashiranjan – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
During the last decade education worldwide has experienced massive changes ranging from domestic market inauguration to the internationalization. In due course of time, there has been a great urge for restructuring the education system to make it internationally comparable ensuring economic benefit. The developed countries have dominated through…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Musthafa, M. N. Mohamedunni Alias; Sajila, K. M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
One of the important goals of the universities and other higher education institutions (HEIs) in India must be the improvement of the teaching-research (T&R) nexus, which relates to the ways in which research supports teaching and teaching supports research. "Teaching-research nexus" can be used to describe the multiple links that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research, Instruction
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