Higher Education

Higher Education Commission of India Act 2018 (Draft)

Context: The government is set to replace the apex higher education regulator, University Grants Commission (UGC), with a higher education commission by repealing the UGC Act, 1951, for better administration of the HE sector. Centre has placed in the public domain a draft Bill for eliciting suggestions from educationists. The Draft Bill The draft Higher …

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Higher Education

Facts: The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education of Indian has registered an increase from 10% in 2004-05 to 25.8% in 2017-18according to latest All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES) released by HRD Ministry. India is aiming to attain GER of 30% by 2020, but it is still far behind countries like China with …

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