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.

Managing Student Diversity in Indian Higher Education Institutions: Achieving Academic Integration and Social Inclusion

Managing Student Diversity in Indian Higher Education Institutions: Achieving Academic Integration and Social Inclusion

Managing student diversity in indian higher education institutions: Achieving academic integration and social inclusion
Nidhi S. Sabharwal

Introduction

Over the last few decades, higher education in India has seen a shift from an elite stage of development to a stage of massification. The gross enrolment ratio (GER) increased from 5.9 per cent to 25.8 per cent between 1990 and 2018 (MHRD 2018, Varghese 2015). Even though the higher education system in India is in its initial stage of massification, with an enrolment of 35.7 million students, India has the second-largest higher education system in the world. The move towards expansion has been driven by the recognition of the role ...

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