Monday, July 5, 2010

Universities in India

The universities of India can be classified in various categories like Central Universities, State Universities, Deemed Universities, Private Universities, Agricultural universities, National Institutes of Importance and Open Universities.

These universities of India can play a very important role not only in the sustenance of a just and vibrant society but also in the continuation of its rich democratic tradition. In fact a few universities in India are playing an excellent job of producing enlightened citizens for the nation. But with the growth of the economy, the Indian Universities and other institutes of higher education have faced with a new challenge.

This is to provide qualified and skilled professionals to the burgeoning industries and corporate houses. As India is already very large in terms of population, the need of the hour is transform the unproductive human resources to productive human capital. This again calls for making quality and relevant higher education accessible to a large section of the population and huge investment in the education sector.

Realizing the urgent need of revamping the Indian higher education system the Ministry of Human Resources Development has proposed to establish 8 new
Indian Institutes of Technology,
7 Indian Institutes of Management and thirty 30 Central Universities under the 11th five-year plan.Out of these 30 Central Universities, 14 would be World class Universities.
google_protectAndRunSome of the institutes that are associated with Universities of India are -

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