Recent Trends in Indian Higher Education System
Indian higher education system is the third largest in the world, next to the United States and China. Since independence, India as a developing nation is continuously progressing in the education field and has witnessed a tremendous increase in the number of Universities/University level Institutions & Colleges. Although there have been lot of challenges to higher education system of India but equally have lot of opportunities to overcome these challenges and to make higher education system much better. The biggest challenge for higher education system in the post COVID-19 Pandemic period will be to develop courses specifically for on-line distance learning and to design policies to attract overseas students. Higher Education in India had been accorded prime importance from the very beginning. However there has been rising demand for higher education induced by liberalization, privatization, globalization and the need of skilled work force. In the light of increasing demand for higher education, the government has also taken up measures to ensure quality in the system while accommodating the increasing demand.