05 March, 2021

En Route To Rank Peak

The new education policy aims to bring systemic change to India’s education sector and make it globally competitive

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En Route To Rank Peak

I was in Kiev last year as part of my European tour to ­attend the Interna­tional Yoga Day celebrations organised by the Indian ­embassy. At the dinner hos­ted by the Indian ambassador, I was told that around 15,000 Indian medical students were studying in Ukraine. I was curious about the teachers and to my surprise, I found that maximum faculty members came from India. I had observed a similar scenario in Mauritius, where both students and faculty of the local medical college were from India. I have closely observed prestigious business and technical schools around the world and have found that besides the top leadership, there is a substantial number of ­Indian students and faculty in almost all Ivy League schools. I must admit that I have been deeply impressed by the quality of research conducted by Indian students and faculty in international institutions.

It was a mere coincidence that after our European tour, I visited the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Global Rankings have ranked ISB...

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