India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world. However, still there is a lot of potential for the development of higher education system in India. The country is targeting a high economic growth of over 8% in the coming years. To maintain its economic growth in the global marketplace fueled by the knowledge economy, the country needs to increase student enrollments in higher education.
According to our latest research report “Indian Education Services - A Hot Opportunity”, the country should develop its higher education system. Economic growth is leading to a surge in the demand for more engineers, management graduates, computer engineers etc. The country’s demographic differentials reveal that, India will have a distinct advantage of the younger age group (where many new opportunities can be fully optimized) during the next few years. To enroll this high number of young population in colleges, the country requires more universities and training institutes.
As per our research, the number of universities has grown manifold during the past few years. A similar trend has been witnessed in the number of student enrollments in higher education system, which reached around 14.6 Million at the end of 2010-11. Moreover, the annual student enrollments in higher education are expected to grow at a CAGR of over 11% during 2011-12 to 2013-14. Along with the quantity of graduates, the quality of education is anticipated to be another focus area for the Indian higher education system. With the entry of foreign players, it is expected that, the competition will intensify and correspondingly improve the quality of education.
Our report, “Indian Education Services - A Hot Opportunity” provides an in-depth research and rational analysis of the current status and expected position of the higher education system in India. It also presents an overview of the number of universities, technical education institutions, and colleges available as well as required in the country. Besides, our report presents a prudent analysis of different courses that will remain in high demand during the next few years.
Additionally, the report provides coherent analysis of the need for opening up of universities (particularly foreign) in the country during the next few years. In this regard, the report presents the entry and operation regulations for foreign universities/institutions providing education in India.