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India higher education policy update: August - November 2017

Report
21 November 2017

This document provides information on policy developments in Indian higher education and the implications for UK universities. 

The note looks at the plan to create 20 ‘World Class’ universities and a new regulatory body. It also discusses the University Grant Commission’s (UGC) plan to increase the number of foreign faculty members. There is an insight into the performance of Indian institutions in the 2018 Times Higher Education world university​ rankings. 










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