Foreign Higher Education in India: The Latest Developments

Richard Garrett


India has long had mixed emotions about letting foreign higher education institutions operate in the country. Advocates champion greater student choice and high quality programming while opponents worry about exploitation and unfair competition. In practice, many foreign institutions do operate but the rules are complex and unevenly enforced. The latest government measures are more open and clear in some respects but otherwise perpetuate restrictions and ambiguity.


India; foreign providers; transnational education; regulation

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