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113 Difficulties in Developing World Class Universities

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This book covers almost every difficulty in developing World Class Universities or Institutes in India along with solution space, which can help to frame policies and strategic plans for optimum results on every front, considering ground realities. This knowledge is essential for every academician, who is interested in overall personal, institutional and national growth.

The diffculties includes: Unable to attract global talent, shortage of faculty, vacant faculty positions, brain drain, social status of teacher, attracting foreign players, working conditions & global standards, not-for-prot clause and PPP model, budget allocation but not spending, UGC budget, 90% budget for operating expenses, reluctant to generate revenue, tax system and endowment, FDI, fee xation and capitation fees problem, aordability, salary structure and service condition, privilege to public institutes, funding for private institutes, invest in equity market and no carry forward surpluses, poor research outputs, S&T Indicators, citation, number of PhD and research publications, patents, universities and research laboratories should not be separate, R&D in Indian industries, focus shouldn’t be on bringing technologies, research motivations, mostly for career advancement, research funding: universities gets 10% & higher education gets just 4%, need of research institute involved in teaching, innovation and creativity, focus of premier institute on undergraduate education, research component at undergraduate level, post graduate facilities, curriculum design problem, missing post-doctoral culture, skewed research growth, virtual brain drain by NMC, alumni association, international accreditation, restrictions on foreign players, academic collaborations, internationalization, threat of globalization lack of manpower may shift the business, complex regulatory mechanism, poor quality of higher education, inadequate freedom, not clear direction, coordination of regulatory bodies, growth of aliated colleges and universities, recognition from university but not from UGC, overloaded system, top most institutes are not universities, loopholes in legal systems, no undergraduate education at university, need of performance based regulatory mechanism, strange norms, WCU always limited in size and not scalable, needs professional management, freedom and training, 75% not accredited, scattered funding schemes, no objective for any course, rigid curriculum and lack of multidisciplinary approach, choice based inter university credit system, misuse of platform, vocational training, involvement of teachers in politics, teachers union, not-for-prot clause is only on paper, academic performance indicator, education as a service industry, retirement age, state wise policy variations and skewed growth, states reluctance for reforms and implementation problems, parliament over delay in passing crucial bills, GER and economic growth, political involvement, the mindset, technology redening university, global employability, missing center of excellence, industry-institute interface, technology transfer, incubation centers, industrial income, industry inertia & corporate social responsibility. The views on these issues are quoted and discussed along with possible feasible solutions.


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