The Future of Higher Education in India

  • Sudhanshu Bhushan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Structure

  3. Finances

  4. Capabilities and Others

About this book


The book analyses various challenges emanating from privatization, globalization and public financial crunch to understand the future directions of higher education in India. The book presents a careful understanding of structure, finance and governance of higher education and advocates a new way to look at increasing the capability of students to secure their future. Attention has also been drawn to the inequalities prevailing in the system of higher education and pursuing inclusive approach so as to have sufficient employment opportunities for students in the labour market. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 deals with the future in terms of university structure and functions, Part 2 deals with the future of financing higher education and Part 3 deals with capabilities required by teachers for the future of universities. It is an interesting collection of various themes in different chapters which are authored by serious researchers. All policy makers, university administrators and teachers and researchers of higher education interested in governance, financing, teaching as well as research in the area of higher education will find the contents of the book relevant. The book will benefit in understanding the challenges of higher education and help remodel the future of higher education in India. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sudhanshu Bhushan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Higher and Professional EducationNational Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)New DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-981-32-9060-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-32-9061-7
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