Changing Concept of University : 1946 to 2012

Ashwani Kumar looks at the history of University of Rajasthan and surrounding universities, reflecting on the changes that have taken place in the last 50 years. He notes how scholars of the university have attained positions within Indian government and it has an international reputation with fellowships from top foundations around the world. The university has split into many smaller universities

A university may have 25,000 students but does it have 25 world renowned scholars? The concept of research and teaching is gone. Most of the Universities and also Govt Institutions hardly produce any research with any impact factor as their main motive is to earn money and make new buildings increase the number of students. They don’t get any financial support but still they multiply their number of institutions.

He wonders if there can be good teaching without good research

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