Practice Question – Higher Education in India suffers from a number of quality issues. Suggest reforms in the higher education structure in light of such issues. Also, critically analyse the recent steps taken by the government to improve the research ecosystem in India. – 250 words.
Aiming to improve the quality in Higher Education Institutions the University Grants Commission has adopted the Higher Education Quality Improvement Programme Mandate. 5 verticals of Quality Mandate developed by UGC cover evaluation reforms, eco friendly and sustainable university campuses, human values and professional ethics, faculty induction and academic research integrity.
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