Topic: higher education
The probability of success increases once people reach 25, then performance seems steady among people aged between 25 and 35.
India has 868 higher education institutions, and the plan is to grant autonomy to 15%. A list of 62, including JNU & BHU, was released last month.
The extreme degree of centralisation in the UGC system that has grown 60-fold since 1950 has had negative effects on the quality of higher education in India.
Committee to frame the rules of the new IIM Act decides against granting the directors’ demand to give the govt a say in their removal.
Girls account for just under half of the total enrolment in higher education, while the numbers for SCs, STs, Muslims and other minorities are rising.
QS rankings gives greater weight to universities with focus on hard-sciences, Chinese universities emerge on top again.
India is the top-ranked economy in South Asia, 3rd among BRICS countries, and has improved in infrastructure, higher education, and labour market efficiency.