IHER

CPRHE/NIEPA has initiated a publication on Indian higher education entitled ‘India Higher Education Report’ (IHER). The IHER aims to focus on the current issues and challenges facing the higher education sector in India. It is envisaged that IHER may become an annual publication and serve as a good reference document for researchers and policymakers in India.

Forthcoming: INDIA HIGHER EDUCATION REPORT 2017: Teaching Learning and Quality (Edited by N. V. Varghese, Anupam Pachauri and Sayantan Mandal)

 

INDIA HIGHER EDUCATION REPORT 2017

Understanding teaching, learning and quality in higher education requires in-depth engagement with theoretical discourse and empirical evidences. With this objective, the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education (CPRHE) has initiated multiple research activities to develop deeper insights into quality concerns in higher education. India Higher Education Report 2017 evaluates the Indian higher education system in terms of teaching, learning and quality and presents a comprehensive analysis of reforms that took place in these domains. Organized into three major parts—ranking, research and quality; teachers and teaching–learning; and quality management—this book discusses changes and issues that have affected the country’s higher education system in recent times.

i) Teaching, Learning and Quality in Higher Education in India: An Introduction

ii) World University Ranking Systems: Are They Indicators of Quality?

iii) Measuring Performance of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

iv)Research on Higher Education in India

v)Availability and Shortages of Teachers in Higher Education

vi)Professional Development of Teachers in Higher Education

vii)Critical Perspectives of Teaching-Learning in Indian Higher Education

viii)Developing e-Content for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): An Experience of Teaching-Learning Centre

ix)Student Assessments in Higher Education

x)Choice-based Credit System (CBCS) and Semester System in Indian Higher Education

xi)Quality and Accountability in Higher Education

xii)Managing Quality at Institutional Level

xiii)Effects of External and Internal Quality Assurance on Indian Higher Education Institutions

xiv)Finance and Qualtiy: The Reshaping of Higher Education

xv)Qualification Frameworks for Improving Quality and Relevance of Education

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INDIA HIGHER EDUCATION REPORT 2016

Equity in education is well recognized as central to achieving inclusive growth and development. The second in the series initiated by the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education of the National University of Educational Planning and Administration, India Higher Education Report 2016 focuses on the theme of equity in higher education. The report examines issues related to the expansion of higher education; economic, social, regional and gender inequalities and their implications on education; student diversity and discrimination; and the changing roles of the state, market and private sector in a period of massification of the education sector. The book also addresses topics on learning outcomes, and employment and employability of higher education graduates. The discussions in the book centre on the theoretical perspectives and empirical evidences. This book will be an important resource for academics, policy makers, civil society organizations, media and those concerned with higher education and development. It will also be useful to scholars and researchers of education, public policy, sociology and economics.. 

i) The State, Markets, Equity and Quality in Higher Education

ii) The Redefinition of Equality and Excellence and Declining Goals of Democratic Egalitarianism in Higher Education

iii) Economic and Educational Inequalities in India: Access and Outcome Indicators for Different Socio-Religious Groups

iv)Private Sector and Equity in Higher Education: Challenges of Growing Unequal Access

v) Regional Disparities in Availability, Access and Equity in Higher Education in India

vi) Higher Education in India: Access, Quality and Structure

vii) Concerns of Minority Groups in Higher Education: The Plight of Muslim Community

viii) Higher Education and Gendered Norms: Enabling the `Use’ of Women’s Education

ix) Disability Rights in Higher Education: A Preliminary Investigation of Exclusion and Barriers in Indian Universities

x) Equity and Excellence: A Study of Navodaya Vidyalaya

xi) Disparities in Outcome: Graduate Labour Market in India

xii) Disparities in Graduate Employability Skills

xiii)Access and Exclusion: Mapping Social Diversity in Education in India

xiv) Equity in Higher Education: What Happens after Entry?

xv) Diversity and Discrimination: Role of Higher Education for Civic Learning

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INDIA HIGHER EDUCATION REPORT 2015

The first issue of the IHER report is comprehensive and has articles on major issues and challenges facing higher education in the country. The unprecedented expansion of higher education in India and the proliferation of providers in turn have posed enormous challenges to equity, quality and financing of the sector. The India Higher Education Report 2015 traces the evolution of higher education and discusses the key role of committees and commissions whose reports and recommendations form the backdrop of contemporary developments. Authoritative and comprehensive, the volume examines a range of themes including equity, financing, employment, quality, and governance. It also engages with new and recent data as well as current issues and debates.

The themes included in the IHER 2015 are:

i) The Higher Education Context i.e., Policies, Commission and Committees

ii) Equity in Higher Education

iii) Quality in Higher Education

iv) Diversification of the System

v) Employment of the Higher Education Graduates

vi) Financing of Higher Education

vii) Private Higher Education

viii) Governance and Management

ix) Internationalisation

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