Education

Towards a factory model

Print edition : May 15, 2015

Students from Jawaharlal Nehru University protesting against the Choice Based Credit System and other changes proposed under the Central Universities Act, in New Delhi on March 3. Photo: V. Sudershan

A protest by the Delhi University Teachers' Association outside the University Grants Commission office demanding, among other things, regularisation of lecturers who have been working on an ad-hoc basis for years, in New Delhi on September 25, 2014. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

The introduction of the Choice Based Credit System in Central universities, many educationists feel, aligns education with industry needs instead of encouraging independence and critical thinking.
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