University and Higher Education


Here are some of the major initiatives taken for university and higher education in India. These mainly deal with establishment of central universities and providing education to backward districts.

Initiatives of 10 Plan

  1. Establishment of New Central Universities
  2.  Indira Gandhi National Tribal University
  3.  Establishment of 14 World Class Central Universities (Renamed As Innovation Universities Aiming at World Class Standards)
  4. Setting up of 374 Degree Colleges in Educationally Backward Districts
  5. Scheme for Incentivizing State Governments for Expansion of Higher Education Institutions
  6. New Central Sector Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans taken by Students From Economically Backward Sections to Pursue Technical/Professional Education in India Under the Educational Loan Scheme of the Indian Banks’ Association
  7. Construction of Girls Hostels
  8. Supporting Uncovered State Universities and Colleges
  9. Strengthening Science Based Higher Education and Research in Universities
  10. Inter Universities Research Institute for Policy and Evaluation

Expected Questions CBSE NET Jan 2017 Paper 1: Higher Education

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the what to expect for 2017 Paper 1 - higher education. Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan

- Published/Last Modified on: January 6, 2017