Challenges Of Higher Education Essay

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This Article examines the various facets of Indian higher (tertiary) education. Since Higher Education is regarded as one of the pillars of success for any Country. Therefore it becomes utmost important to study and be aware about certain challenges and opportunities in the Higher Education system of India. We have in this article, henceforth, tried our best to describe the evolution of Higher Education System in India and find out the specific sets of challenges and opportunities which are present in the current Indian Higher Education system. Furthermore we have tried to focus on the Policies that have been introduced by the Central and State government to tackle the
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Therefore in order to understand the current status quo it is pertinent that we first talk about the ancient times, wherein India had the Gurukula system of education in which anyone who wished to study went to a Guru’s Ashram and requested to be taught. If accepted as a student by the guru, he would then stay at the guru's Ashram with other students. This not only created a strong tie between the teacher and the student, but also taught the student everything about running a house. All learning was closely linked to nature and to life, and not confined to memorizing some…show more content…
Various governments have tried to establish new education policies in the system but this is very sad to dictate that they were not sufficient for our country. The bitter truth is Still we are facing a lot of problems and challenges in our Higher Education System. We as a country have recognised that the new global scenario poses unprecedented challenges for the higher education system. The University Grants Commission(UGC) has appropriately stated that a whole range of skills will be demanded from the graduates of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and commerce, as well as from the various professional disciplines such as agriculture, law, management, medicine or
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