The Contradictions of Private Higher Education Expansion in India

  • Eldho Mathews
Keywords: India, private higher education, commercialization

Abstract

When it comes to university-level education in India, a majority of students and parents prefer government and government-aided private institutions, as contrasted with the strong presence of private providers at the primary and secondary levels. This article explores the range of providers at the tertiary level.

Author Biography

Eldho Mathews

Eldho Mathews is head, Internationalising Higher Education–South India, British Council, Chennai, India. 

Published
2017-09-02
How to Cite
Mathews, E. (2017). The Contradictions of Private Higher Education Expansion in India. International Higher Education, (91), 27-29. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.91.10137
Section
South Asia Focus