Student Diversity and Challenges of Inclusion in Higher Education in India

  • Nidhi S. Sabharwal
  • C.M. Malish
Keywords: India, diversity, social class, massification, discrimination

Abstract

With an enrollment of 34 million students and a gross enrollment
ratio passing 24 percent in 2016, India is in a stage of massification. This article addresses challenges surrounding the issue of growing student diversity on higher education campuses.

 

Author Biographies

Nidhi S. Sabharwal

Nidhi S. Sabharwal is associate professor at the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education at the National University of Educational Planning and Administration in New Delhi, India. 

C.M. Malish

C. M. Malish is assistant professor at the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education at the National University of Educational Planning and Administration in New Delhi, India

Published
2017-09-02
How to Cite
Sabharwal, N. S., & Malish, C. (2017). Student Diversity and Challenges of Inclusion in Higher Education in India. International Higher Education, (91), 25-27. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.91.10136
Section
South Asia Focus