Governance in education is well recognized as critical to institutional performance and effectiveness. Governance and Management of Higher Education in India is the fifth book in the series India Higher Education Report initiated by the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration. The book examines macro issues of governance, focusing on the role of the state and market, regulation at national and state levels, and accountability measures. It also looks at institutional issues of autonomy, affiliation, teacher recruitment, and managing quality and excellence. The discussions in the book centre on theoretical perspectives and empirical evidences. The volume will be an important resource for academics, policy makers as well as scholars and researchers of public policy, political science and economics.

Management of Autonomous Colleges: A Movement from Academic Colonialism to Freedom and Democratization of Higher Education

Management of Autonomous Colleges: A Movement from Academic Colonialism to Freedom and Democratization of Higher Education

Management of Autonomous Colleges: A movement from academic colonialism to freedom and democratization of higher education
G. D. Sharma

The System of Universities and Colleges in India

Indian university system came to be established in 1857 when first three universities were set in three port towns of India, namely Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bombay (now Mumbai) and Madras (now Chennai). Prior to this, a couple of colleges were set up during the British rule to meet the engineering, administrative and medical needs of British rulers. These colleges were affiliated to British universities. When these three universities were set up, colleges in respective regions were affiliated to these universities. ...

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