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Education policy 2020: Foreign colleges can now set up campuses in India

Allowing the top 200 foreign universities to operate in India could raise the standards of their Indian counterparts, many believe

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Among the key reforms in the policy are a single regulator for all higher education institutions except for legal and medical colleges

Press Trust of India & Vinay Umarji New Delhi
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, paving the way for foreign universities to set up operations in India, among other measures. While experts are unsure about the immediate impact, allowing the top 200 foreign universities to operate in India could raise the standards of their Indian counterparts, many believe.

A single regulator for higher education institutions, multiple entry and exit options in degree courses, discontinuation of MPhil programmes, low stakes board exams, and common entrance exams for universities are among the other highlights of the new National Education Policy (NEP) approved by the Union Cabinet

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 1:28 AM IST

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