India Needs 1,500 More Universities by 2030 to Become Global Superpower: Study
With a staggering 140 million college going students by 2030, the country will need at least another 1,500 universities to meet the demand, which is going to nearly double by then, says a report.
There are 736 universities in the country serving 28.6 million students now, according to a report released by the UK-India Business Council, Tuesday.
To become a 21st-century global superpower, however, the country needs to place excellence, equal access and employability at the heart of expanding its higher education system, the report said.
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