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Higher education in India: Does the quality match rising expectations?

Universities in US, UK or Europe & even China fare much better than Indian in world ranking index

Aditya Malik 

Every year we see the beaming (and super excited) face of a 17-year-old Class XII topper flitting briefly across our TV screens and newspapers – this year it was Raksha Gopal, a young teenager from Noida who topped the examination with 99.6 percent.  The topper lists for the last few years have been dominated by girls and this year was no different - three out of the top 4 students are girls and nationally girls performed better than boys by 9.5 percent - I make a point to mention this because in a country plagued by continuing female infanticide and gender inequality ...

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 11:08 IST
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Universities in US, UK or Europe & even China fare much better than Indian in world ranking index

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