Education

Inclusive universities

Print edition : March 30, 2018

The counselling schedule for engineering courses at Anna University in Chennai in July 2017. The "Inclusive Universities" report predicts that enrolments in universities will go up owing to greater geographic mobility, growing aspirations, the OBC reservation and the demand for new skill sets. Photo: G. Sribharath

On the Allahabad University campus in February 2016. A key finding of the report is that nearly 50 per cent of the students in universities are the first in their families to attend college. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

A research project on higher education aims to push across the point that universities need to fulfil their objective of providing equal learning opportunities to all students regardless of their backgrounds rather than be centres of excellence for a few privileged groups.
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