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Panigrahi, Jinusha – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
With the onset of new public management, there is a shift in the methods of financing of higher education institutions across the countries of the world, particularly emerging market economies, from public financing to private financing of higher education. Many countries adopted this shift very quickly while others have moved towards a gradual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Tharakan, P. K. Michael – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
It was not far back in history when a significant section of society in India preferred public funding over private funding for education. This article attempts to go back to the decisive point when private funding replaced public funding for education. It also investigates the reasons for such a shift in preference. Even after the preference for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Public Support, Private Financial Support
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Varughese, Rajan – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has come out with the draft of 'National Education Policy (NEP) 2016' in April 2016. The new NEP 2016 seeks to create conditions to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, and promote transparency in the management of education in the country. The policy prescriptions enunciated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Objectives
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Duraisamy, P.; Duraisamy, Malathy – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Privatization of higher education in India is the outcome of increased demand, especially from the growing middle-income families, and the inability of state governments to step up public funding for higher education. This has resulted in rising enrolment in private unaided institutions, which increased from 25 percent in 2000-2001 to 58 percent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Higher Education, Private Colleges
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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
This article examines the growth of engineering education in India in the post-economic reform period using the secondary data published by Ministry of Human Resource Development, University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education. Particularly, this article has focused on three important dimensions of engineering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Technical Education, Educational Trends
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Moccia, Salvatore – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Being the leader of a university is a unique and diverse challenge ever since universities have been described by Cohen and Marchin (1974) as "organized anarchies" with high inertia, unclear technologies and problematic goals. This could be in part due to the fact of the temporary status of their roles amplifying a sort of conflict of…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Educational Change, Universities, College Administration
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Angom, Sangeeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
The Private higher education sector is growing fast in many settings, including India, and there are variations at the national level. Privatization of higher education in India has been the result of changes in the economic policy towards liberalization and privatization by the Government of India. Till 1980, higher education sector was…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Privatization, Economic Factors, Public Policy
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Mitra, Anuneeta – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
This article is an attempt to build an empirical ground for supporting the increased role of public funding in higher education. The rationale for the same becomes pertinent in the current scenario when "public good" nature of higher education is rapidly eroding. Various measures like the proportion of GDP/GSDP spent and the trend of per…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Shiji, O. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
Today the requirements in higher education are vast and majority of the population in the country cannot afford higher education as their per capita income is very low. Neither the government nor the private sector alone can cater to the requirements of higher education. It is in this context, one should look at the scope, feasibility,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Sector
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Rani, P. Geetha – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
The education loan programme since its inception has been rapidly growing both in terms of number of students who have taken education loans for pursuing higher education and the amount of education loans released. Nevertheless, these financing mechanisms of higher education do not appear to improve access and equity in the higher education system…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Student Loan Programs, Higher Education, Resource Allocation
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Sumithra, S.; Vardhan, R. Vishnu; Aruna, C. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
In India, the gross enrolment ratio has increased from 13.1 per cent in 2007-2008 to 15 per cent in 2011-2012 which moves the country from elite to a mass higher education system. This article seeks to examine the enrolment of scheduled caste (SC) students across various states in the country and the expenditure by each state and its effect on SC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis