Essay On Entry Of Foreign Universities In India

India may finally open its doors to foreign higher education institutions and investment. The Cabinet has approved Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal's proposed law, and it will be voted in Parliament in the near future. Indian comment has been largely favourable. What will an open door mean for Indian higher education — and to foreign institutions that may be interested in setting up shop in India? Basically, the result is likely less than is currently being envisaged, and there will be problems of implementation and of result as well.

Political & educational context

Everyone recognises that India has a serious higher education problem. Although India's higher education system, with more than 13 million students, is the world's third largest, it only educates around 12 per cent of the age group, well under China's 27 per cent and half or more in middle-income countries. Thus, it is a challenge of providing access to India's expanding population of young people and rapidly growing middle class. India also faces a serious quality problem — given that only a tiny proportion of the higher education sector can meet international standards. The justly famous Indian Institutes of Technology and the Institutes of Management, a few specialised schools such as the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research constitute a tiny elite, as do one or two private institutions such as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, and perhaps 100 top-rated undergraduate colleges. Almost all of India's 480 public universities and more than 25,000 undergraduate colleges are, by international standards, mediocre at best. India's complex legal arrangements for reserving places in higher education to members of various disadvantaged population groups, often setting aside up to half of the seats for such groups, places further stress on the system.

Capacity problem

India faces severe problems of capacity in its educational system in part because of underinvestment over many decades. More than a third of Indians remain illiterate after more than a half century of independence. On April 1, a new law took effect that makes primary education free and compulsory. While admirable, it takes place in a context of scarcity of trained teachers, inadequate budgets, and shoddy supervision. Minister Sibal has been shaking up the higher education establishment as well. The University Grants Commission and the All-India Council for Technical Education, responsible respectively for supervising the universities and the technical institutions, are being abolished and replaced with a new combined entity. But no one knows just how the new organisation will work or who will staff it. India's higher education accrediting and quality assurance organisation, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, which was well-known for its slow movement, is being shaken up. But, again, it is unclear how it might be changed.

Current plans include the establishing of new national “world-class” universities in each of India's States, opening new IITs, and other initiatives. These plans, given the inadequate funds that have been announced and the shortage of qualified professors, are unlikely to succeed. The fact is that academic salaries do not compare favourably with remuneration offered by India's growing private sector and are uncompetitive by international standards. Many of India's top academics are teaching in the United States, Britain, and elsewhere. Even Ethiopia and Eritrea recruit Indian academics.

This lack of capacity will affect India's new open door policy. If India does open its door to foreign institutions, it will be unable to adequately regulate and evaluate them.

Why welcome foreigners?

Minister Sibal seems to have several goals for permitting foreign universities to enter the Indian market. The foreigners are expected to provide the much needed capacity and new ideas on higher education management, curriculum, teaching methods, and research. It is hoped that they will bring investment. Top-class foreign universities are anticipated to add prestige to India's postsecondary system. All of these assumptions are at the very least questionable. While foreign transplants elsewhere in the world have provided some additional access, they have not dramatically increased student numbers. Almost all branch campuses are small and limited in scope and field. In the Persian Gulf, Vietnam, and Malaysia, where foreign branch campuses have been active, student access has been only modestly affected by them. Branch campuses are typically fairly small and almost always specialised in fields that are inexpensive to offer and have a ready clientele such as business studies, technology, and hospitality management.

Few branch campuses bring much in the way of academic innovation. Typically, they use tried and true management, curriculum, and teaching methods. The branches frequently have little autonomy from their home university and are, thus, tightly controlled from abroad. While some of the ideas brought to India may be useful, not much can be expected.

Foreign providers will bring some investment to the higher education sector, particularly since the new law requires an investment of a minimum of $11 million — a kind of entry fee — but the total amount brought into India is unlikely to be very large. Experience shows that sponsoring universities abroad seldom spend significant amounts on their branches — major investment often comes from the host countries such as the oil-rich Gulf states. It is very likely that the foreigners will be interested in “testing the waters” in India to see if their initiatives will be sustainable, and thus are likely to want to limit their initial investments.

Global experience shows that the large majority of higher education institutions entering a foreign market are not prestigious universities but rather low-end institutions seeking market access and income. The new for-profit sector is especially interested in global expansion as well. Top universities may well establish collaborative arrangement with Indian peer institutions or study/research centres in India, but are unlikely to build full-fledged branch campuses on their own. There may be a few exceptions, such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, which is apparently thinking of a major investment in Hyderabad.

At least in the immediate and mid-term future, it is quite unlikely that foreign initiatives will do what the Indian authorities hope they will accomplish.

Half-open door

India's open door comes with a variety of conditions and limitations. It might better be called the “half-open door.” These conditions may well deter many foreign institutions from involvement in India. The proposed legislation requires an investment of $11 million upfront by a foreign provider in the India operation. Moreover, the foreign provider is restricted from making any profit on the Indian branch.

It is not clear if the Indian authorities will evaluate a foreign institution before permission is given to set up a branch campus or another initiative — or if so, who will do the vetting. It is not clear if the foreign branches will be subject to India's highly complicated and controversial reservation regime (affirmative action programmes) that often stipulates that half of the enrolments consist of designated disadvantaged sections. If the foreigners are required to admit large numbers of students from low-income families who are unlikely to afford high foreign campus fees and often require costly remedial preparation, creating financially stable branches may be close to impossible.

A further possible complication may be the role of State governments in setting their own regulations and conditions for foreign branches. Indian education is a joint responsibility of the Central and State governments — and many States have differing approaches to higher education generally and to foreign involvement in particular. Some, such as Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, have been quite interested. Other States such as West Bengal with its communist government may be more sceptical. And a few, such as Chhattisgarh have been known to sell access to university status to the highest bidders.

Foreign institutions will need to deal with India's often impenetrable and sometimes corrupt bureaucracy. For example, recent reports have evidence that some Indian institutions were granted a coveted “deemed” university status after questionable practices between the applicants and high government officials. It is unclear if the foreign branches will be evaluated by the Indian authorities or overseas quality-assurance and accrediting agencies will be fully involved.

In short, many unanswered questions remain on just how foreigners will be admitted to India, how they will be managed, and who will control a highly complex set of relationships.

Likely scenario

India's higher education needs are significant. The country needs more enrolment capacity at the bottom of the system as well as more places at its small elite sector at the top. The system needs systemic reform. Furthermore, fresh breeze from abroad might help to galvanise local thinking. Yet, it is impossible for foreigners to solve or even make a visible dent in India's higher education system.

Foreign institutions, once they realise the challenges of the Indian environment, are unlikely to jump in a big way. Some may wish to test the waters. Many others will be deterred by the conditions put into place by the Indian authorities and the uncertainties of the local situation.

The involvement of foreign higher education providers in India is perhaps just as murky as it was prior to Mr. Sibal's new regime.

(Philip G. Altbach is Monan University Professor and director of the Centre for International Higher Education at Boston College, U.S.)

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Ajit Kumar Das said: (Sep 10, 2017) 
Hello, everyone, my topic is foreign universities in India. I want to say that our country is very good in the education system but some of different from foreign universities. If there is a foreign university that means more utilize of skill development. Whenever here facilities for foreign language and knowledge development in education. Also, I want to say that if foreign universities is best for skill development& Creative of good knowledge then they will be better otherwise no sufficient for like business. Thank you.

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Pankaj Speaker said: (Aug 14, 2017) 
As far as, I know foreign education is scintillating if it comes to India. The Youth of Indian would be changed to see at the practical usage of foreign univ. A lot of scholars have in our country they are extremely talented but can't afford in a foreign country if they got Univ education in India, then they will become A1.

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Ramesh said: (Jul 3, 2017) 
Hey guys,

In my opinion, its good that foreign universities come to India. It's because of following main reasons:

1) Foreign universities follow a different curriculum (mostly practical) which can help the Indian students (students who have a strong hold on their basics) and thus get good application skills.

2) there will be a sense of competition between Indian univ and foreign univ which help in growth of the Indian univ globally and them making a mark in the world.

3) we have seen people spending lakhs of rupees for better education in foreign univs. If we get those univs here only then there is a lot of saving in the money for the students and moreover, those who couldn't afford to go there can get the best education at a lower cost.

4) We see govt planning to setup skill India programs where people are trained in a practical way. These programs will be part of the curriculum of the foreign universities where the univs train the students to be fit to work in the industries right out from college.

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Bibhay said: (Jan 9, 2017) 
Hello friends,

Today we are discussing on foreign university should allow opening their campus in India. In my point of view, it has both advantage and disadvantages. If first, we discuss on advantages that in India we know that lots of students are going to abroad for higher studies and to complete his or her dream. So they spend a lot of money on education.

And to spend thousand of money to live there. If our government is allowed to open their campus their then those problems are far away.

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Arun Krishnan R said: (Oct 4, 2016) 
Hi, friends.

Our education system compared to foreign countries are not up to the mark I agree that. But if we try we can change our education system which will be more valuable than other countries.

We have a lot of talented youngsters who suffer from proper guidance. They are not following their own will they are just attracted by others influence. The talent what they got is not the field they are trying to enter.

First, our education system should understand this and make the young generation to find their own talents and to enter into that field.

In government schools, 80% children's are not able to speak a line fluently in English. Children's from poor family are not able to spend money for English Medium Schools and talented children's are no shown their path.

In my opinion, the changes should be brought from school level.

Proper planning and implementation can bring great changes in our education system.

Just stop imitating others and try to bring new reforms which make our education system a role model to others.

Thank you.

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Saii said: (Sep 27, 2016) 
In my point of view, it's a good one the foreign universities come to India our student's skills and knowledge will develop. And our Indian teaching method is not too good to compare than foreign university teaching method because we are giving more importance to theory but they concentrate only practicals so their knowledge is wide comparing our students, and if foreign universities come to India our village poor students also will study foreign university. And they will develop their lifestyle, knowledge, society, everything will grow.

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Priyaz Aajith said: (Sep 21, 2016) 
Hi Guys,

Good Morning to all, I am Priyaz Ajith.

I would like to share my information about foreign universities in India. If suppose foreign University came in India means some guys did not come in the foreign country. It's the plus point of our country know and also improving skills, attitude and every think change in our student life. They also learning other country subjects.

Thank you all.

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Ramani Hitesh (Rk University) said: (Sep 21, 2016) 
Hi, Friends.

>> In my point of view foreign Universities in India good Student. Because it provides many benefit and help to many Student Dream and wishes.

>> Foreign University Increase and Development Skill Power. The Foreign system has good technology and their applications whether we have a sharp brain.

>> allowed to open their branches in India. Every year there are lots of Indian students going to abroad to pursue their education.

>> This will surely enhance the student's personality and skills. So, the Indian government should give the green signal to foreign universities.

>> In foreign there are multiple resources are available. Different technology and individual training etc. After finishing their study they search job and settle over there so Good For Foreign University.

Please Think Change Nothing More.

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Chamu Singh said: (Aug 28, 2016) 
In my point of view foreign Universities in India good for Indian students and it will be decreases a brain-drain and many more rupees will be also safe of our nation.

One essential part is GLOBALIZATION.

It can helpful for our nation because India is a still developing country. We still need a new technology and it will only come from globalization.

So, foreign universities in India must be required.

Thankyou.

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Ajeet Kumar Singh said: (Jul 16, 2016) 
I totally disagree with the establishment of foreign universities in India. Instead, we should apply their way of teaching in our universities. This would be a very good idea as we won't have to invest money for foreign universities and we would get our education system much better. The student would never be forced to visit the university. They would love to go to university daily.

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Mahak said: (Jun 27, 2016) 
Foreign universities should be there, I don't think so its harmful for our India. Because its provide many of the benefits and also help to many of the students to completed their dreams to doing a study in foreign universities. Next thing is that helps to decrease the problem of brain-drain in that condition on more students goes outside the country to doing a higher education. The last thing is that its save lots of money compare to doing a study in out of India. Thanks.

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Romendra Verma said: (Mar 23, 2016) 
Hello friends.

In my point foreign universities come in India is very good because we need more skill development are required and our thinking to change in experimental way and get more reasearch our country.

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Santhsosh said: (Jun 17, 2015) 
Hello friends our topic is foreign university's in India came, to our India study is changed. So I'm nor agree this foreign university's is came our India NRI students all of then join in foreign university's only. So that time India study is difficulty changed is best option for us.

Thank you all.

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Ajith said: (Jun 13, 2015) 
Reverse brain drain is a form of brain drain where human capital moves in reverse from a more developed country to a less developed country that is developing rapidly. These migrants may accumulate savings, also known as remittances, and develop skills overseas that can be used in their home country.

Brain drain can occur when scientists, engineers, or other intellectual elites migrate to a more developed country to learn in its universities, perform research, or gain working experience in areas where education and employment opportunities are limited in their home country. These professionals then return to their home country after several years of experience to start a related business, teach in a university, or work for a multi-national in their home country. Their return is thus "Reverse Brain Drain".

The occurrence of reverse brain drain mostly depends on the state of the country's development, and also strategies and planning over a long period of time to reverse the migration. Countries that are attractive to returning intelligentsia will naturally develop migration policies to attract foreign academics and professionals. This would also require these countries to develop an environment which will provide rewarding opportunities for those who have attained the knowledge and skills from overseas.

In the past, many of the immigrants from developing countries chose to work and live permanently in developed countries; however, the recent economic growth that has been occurring back in their home countries and the difficulty of attaining long-term work visas has caused many of the immigrants to return home.

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Tej said: (May 26, 2015) 
In my point of view foreign institutes in India have good equipment and good knowledge professors, if such technical facilities available in that universities students gain the knowledge and they will use their knowledge to develop our country. Major thing is govt must encourage the those who want study higher studies in foreign countries.

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Juelipatel said: (May 7, 2015) 
Hello guys,

Most youngsters dream of studying Canada and many of them have what is called the 'Dream'. But the challenge with study in Canada. Whether a student wishes to MBA post-graduation degrees in the, there are several opportunities in the form of scholarships available.

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Preeti Singh Thakur said: (Apr 27, 2015) 
Hello friends,

My name is Preeti.

Before saying any thing on this topic I would like to have your attention to the history of education in India. Indian education gad mad Sushrut, Charak the great surgeons, it had mad Aryabhatta, Nagarjuna, Varahamihira the unbelievable mathematicians. We had universities like Nalnda and Takshashila. We are the inventors if zero, we discovered that earth is round.

We spread the yoga all over the world, we taught the world the meaning of true Dharma. This is the power of Indian education. We do not need any foreign university. Indian universities have the caliber and power to do better then them. We just need to do one thing the proper balancing of theory as well as practicals.

We need to update our system day to day just not for the competition sake for the sake of making the students perfect in their fields. Foreign universities can give us chances but if we can create in Indian universities by giving them there previous position, so there is no need of foreign universities in Indian.

Thank you.

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Deepak said: (Apr 1, 2015) 
There is a lot of baloney being written over here foreign education concentrates on the practical, whereas Indian University education concentrates on the theory. Two fundamental flaws here the theory taught in Indian Universities is like 3 decades behind where science actually is and secondly, without the theoretical groundwork practical application cannot occur. So, foreign universities (e.g. American and European) develop first the theory part but help students understand the practical use of that theory.

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Nidhi said: (Mar 15, 2015) 
According to me balance with both the educational systems will be the better option for us because foreign system has good technology and their applications whether we have a sharp brain and also a vast background of theories and principles.

Both systems can compensate with each other for getting excellent results. They are just using trial and error method if we support them for application then proper result will be got in less time in proper direction also.

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Suguna Sacred said: (Feb 14, 2015) 
My self Suguna.

Some of you told that foreign education system is the best thing. And our Indian side its too bad, I going to say that both are best. Take example, if one person from foreign and one from our nation. The person from abroad he can do all the thing in practical manner.

But he can not to say that what he done? From our nation he can explain all the thing what that guy done for? but, he cannot applied it for here our lacking ill start.

So from my side. We cannot say that this is a good strategy for education and this is too bad for it. We need both system, without practical we cannot achieve anything. The same thing is there is no theory means, we cannot understand anything.

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Lesly Abraham said: (Feb 7, 2015) 
We had a similar argument in kerala - do you allow private professional college in kerala. For quite some time it was not allowed. Results all students when to neighbouring States and studied. All the money made in Kerala when out. Competition is always good for common people - you get more options, better service and value for money. Take the case of Telecommunication, Banking or insurance, Automobile etc. All these had lot of opposition for opening to foreign investment.

Like wise I think the basic standard of our Indian university will be elevated. Those who studied abroad will know what I am talking about. If we think the foreign university will evade our culture, then sorry to inform that we are a bit late, the Internet & movies have already done that. Go to any kids party and you can see what I mean.

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Kush Madan said: (Jan 14, 2015) 
Lets summarize every point that matters in this regard.

I would like to start with the fact that, "to be successful you have to be open for everything" and secondly "diversification" broadens our vision. "I hope everyone agrees here".

Now, why the above both points can't be helpful in respect of our nation! Think!

To bring foreign universities is diversification and this shows our government is open for things, but at the same time by allowing these universities to open in Indian soil will have both positive and negative repercussions.

The point here is what time is best time to invite our foreign counterparts to our soil?

Answer here is simple "MAINTAIN BALANCE" nature's law!

Now if we give the green signal too early we can loose:-

1) FDI (foreign Direct investment) which comes to India through settled NRI's.

2) Competition for our universities will become more, thereby, universities can make hasty decisions.

3) Our moral ways of teachings can take a back seat. And many more I can't see at the moment.

Now if we give a green signal too late:-

1) Our more and more brains will be lost to some other country.

2) New and modern techniques of teaching will have to wait.

3) Practical teaching which is missing in Indian education system will also have to wait. And the above wait has already started its course of actions.

So in my opinion Planning at the right time to maintain the balance is of utmost priority.

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Suganya said: (Jan 8, 2015) 
In my point of view we should follow the foreign education system because, Indian people are not understand the concept and they mugging and vomiting it is useless so we encourage the foreign system.

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Sharath Kumar G S said: (Nov 10, 2014) 
For my point of view. Its not necessary. Because we are in a nation where we had Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Kanada and all. Nowadays people like ABDUL kalam, Radhakrishnan, they pursued their education in India itself:).

Indian system teaches moral along with education where others foreign countries can't. We had university called Nalanda where ever all countries are coming here to get educated. So by advent of english education we lost our nativity which we had earlier.

For my point of view it is enough because we are the belongs to the nation who are producing cryogenic engine along with russia. We are belong to the nation where 18% engineer and 40% of doctors are exporting to other nation. We are belongs to the nation who launch the satellite in a single attempt. There all works carried by indians. All are from Indian education.

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N.Srikanth said: (Oct 9, 2014) 
See foreign university in India you are saying it good for education and practical experience but the problem is capability of an Indian in money and from childhood days onward we are always to mugging up the things and memorize the things, suddenly if foreign people concentrating on practical things we can't understand so finally what I want say is education system is to be change and adopted the system they following in foreign university it the better thing.

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Mahendra Maurya said: (Sep 24, 2014) 
First and foremost, having foreign universities in India is good for country according to education of them, at first we should improve our education system. Coming to India, thought will be transfer and economic relation and technology relation will be good with them.

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Shiv Kumar said: (Aug 19, 2014) 
In my point of view foreign universities should be allowed to open their branches in India. Every year there are lots of Indian students going to abroad to pursue their education. If they can get the same atmosphere here in India then this will be the great booster for them. Foreign universities are known for their research work and their quality of education with latest lab equipments. This will surely enhance the students personality and skills. So, Indian government should give the green signal to foreign universities.

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Dhanaraj G said: (Apr 27, 2014) 
In my opinion allowing foreign universities in India is a very good thing because there the education system is different and they have very good technical equipments. If they come here it will be competition to our universities and the standards of education in our institution will also increase.

Every year many people are going to foreign for higher studies and spending their money there and settle there after education, so we are losing our intellectual resource. Our government can encourage foreign institute but at the same time it should have control on this otherwise the cost of the education will increase and it will become very difficult for the poor people.

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Gpz2 said: (Apr 19, 2014) 
Why do western universities and the colleges under the universities perform better than our Indian universities? Although it is believed that the Indians have the best brains in all the world over. The first and foremost reason for this is that Indians (the head of the institution) do not provide better incentives to the staff members working in the universities or colleges as compared to that of the western countries. Moreover the Indians spend only a few percentage of the GDP towards education. If we give licenses to the foreign universities to enter into India it has both advantages as well as disadvantages.

The advantages being is that we will not be losing best brains that do extremely well to get into the foreign universities. So in the long run we will be retaining the quality lads that would impressively contribute to the development of our GDP as well as the economic growth. Disadvantage being is that if the foreign universities being allowed to establish in India, our government is not going to pay the duly incentives as is required by them, then why will they need to set up their universities, besides they are not going to help India only thing is that their main motive is to earn huge profit. If they don't earn profit why will they establish their universities. Even if they setup and not getting proper incentives means they are going to charge hefty fees.

The Indian universities in order to keep themselves afloat in the competitive market will obviously escalate their cost of education. And this will lead to the poor people being alienated from the education.

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Fran said: (Mar 31, 2014) 
We do need foreign universities to set up campuses in India. It will immensely help all those who aspire to work abroad in the future and having a foreign certificate of education will be an edge to all those looking for jobs in India as well as those looking for jobs abroad.

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Sabnam Majeed said: (Mar 10, 2014) 
I think foreign universities should never be allowed to have pleasures in India. Instead we should concentrate in excel the the quality of education provided in Indian Universities so the students might not feel the need to go to foreign countries for pursuing education. Quality is must, if getting in home then who'll like to leave his/her family and go out.

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Arjun Sapna said: (Nov 22, 2013) 
In my opinion it is very bad for our country that we should to have foreign universities because in India there are lot more talented persons. If foreign universities come here than they will use our intelligence in their countries. Then think friends what will be future of India. They give more salary to our india's talented person. So it's bad for our country because every person want to earn more money. So they will like to work in foreign. Like this way only untalented person will work in India so it is very bad.

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Balu said: (Nov 16, 2013) 
In my point of view it's good. Because most of the people going to foreign for study, in foreign there are multiple resources are available. Different technology and individual training etc. After finishing their study they search job and settle over there. So every year we loss lot of people. If foreign university come to India means why are they go there?

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Adithya said: (Oct 3, 2013) 
In my opinion its good to have the foreign universities in India why because the way of teaching of foreign universities is entirely different from India. They are concentrating on the practical knowledge rather than theoretical knowledge this is the reason why our students are unable to catch up the corporate world requirements. This creates competency among our universities. Some of the poor people may get a chance to study at lower expenses at global facilities.

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Harini said: (Apr 24, 2013) 
I accept all of your opinion. In my point of view, we shouldn't encourage the foreign education because India education style is the best one.

Why I am saying this line because so many people studying in our country but flying abroad to their own commitments. Without the proper education and needs whether they are flying abroad?

So I conclude that Indian education style is the best one. Proud to be an Indian.

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Cyrus said: (Mar 4, 2013) 
Although bringing foreign universities in India could be a panacea for the ailing Indian education system, but one have to consider this from their side. Nobody is willing to invest unless he/she is able to garnish huge profits. Western governments grant huge monetary support to universities so that they can admit meritorious students on scholarship basis. Whereas India with its education spending being nearly 3% of the GDP lacks behind with considerable difference. Good universities would only enter if Indian government provide required support to them else they would charge huge fees from the students. Indian universities as well will try to charge huge fees so as to remain competitive. This would result in steep rise in education cost in our country, which would further alienate poor from education. Rather the need of the hour is to increase the quality of already established universities. Government can take steps to persuade universities for this, for example, it can fabricate a plan according to which the grant given to a university would be proportional to research papers it publishes.

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Bala said: (Feb 18, 2013) 
Allowing entry of foreign universities may open the floodgates for poor quality institutions to enter India and take unfair advantage of students. Top reputed universities would be cautious about their brand value for 2 reasons :

1. Govt is not in a position to provide any financial incentives. Remember that there are many foreign institutions in the Gulf only because the host country could provide financial support to the institutions. It makes no sense for an institution to be set up unless there are any financial incentives laid out.

2. The universities cannot ensure complete autonomy from sociopolitical influences.

Preferred route for good universities to establish themselves in India would be through collaborations with the local institutions (for eg. IIM B has a collaborative global executive program with INSEAD and McGill). What India needs is not a set of elite institutions because India already has a fair share of them and those who can pay to enter the foreign institutions can travel abroad for their education. I think vocational training systems is possibly where India needs foreign education (eg. Healthcare, construction etc) where the growth has been extremely slow due to neglect. The conclusion is that India may need foreign education providers, but in a different form and in a different area than what is being perceived as of now.

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Sakshi said: (Feb 13, 2013) 
People who are recruited in foreign universities are the indians. India is filled with so many great minds that if they get together they would really contribute to the development of the nation rather than moving towards foreign to seek jobs.

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Aarya Anand said: (Jan 20, 2013) 
Having foreign universities in India will help our students get the quality education in the home country itself. On the other hand the Indian universities will be compelled to increase their level. The research facilities will be provided to the students interested.

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Sagar said: (Dec 20, 2012) 
I am really not satisfied with the universities of foreign countries in India this is because once the foreign universities takes place in India then they may hamper to Indian traditions as well as the students may not be interest to do job in our country. So the teaching style must be changed.

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Shiv said: (Jul 12, 2012) 
The backwardness that the UGC/AICTE is demonstrating in this regard is pathetic. I mean, forget how much employment/FDI this would generate - students would have access to a quality education - and the competing public/private Indian universities would be forced to redefine their standards in order to retain students. It's a win-win situation.

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Divya Goyal said: (Jun 26, 2012) 
I am of opinion it will be so great if foreign universities come to our country. It will be helpful for enhancing the education of India as we know that we Indians prefer theoretical knowledge then practical if foreign universities will be there then it will be too easy to study practically and for learn more.

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K.Rekha said: (Jun 25, 2012) 
Hai friends.

I don't agree with this topic because comes to the foreign Universities in India more people like to foreign Universities. So change the teaching methods in India Universities. Developing our own country India.

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Abhilash Rana said: (May 24, 2012) 
I don't think we should encourage foreign universities in India, because India has proved itself in every field. But, the only drawback is way of teaching, they are theoretical, instead foreign are practical. So the change in way of teachings may bring about changes. SO, I DON'T THINK WE NEED A OXFORD UNIVERSITY IN INDIA, BUT WE HAVE TAKE OUR UNIVERSITIES TO THE LEVEL OF IT. !

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Govind said: (May 14, 2012) 
Rather to bring foreign university, we can adopt their methodology here to improve our universities strength. ! here we are giving more preference to theory part instead that we also have to give preference to practical part. Because of that we may improve our skills technically.

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Pooja Joshi said: (Apr 2, 2012) 
I don't agree that we need to bring foreign universities in our country. Instead of bringing them to India we need to improve standard of our universities. We have to make our universities according to global standards and demands. Why we always look at foreign countries for perfection. India has proved itself in every field. We have to improve our universities in his way that they can not only provide education according to global standard but also attract foreign students to our country.

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Uttam, Bhagalpur said: (Feb 23, 2012) 
I think it is good because in this way braindrain will minimize and students will able to fullfil their wants of studying in foreign university and also minimizing the living expences. due to this they can live with their parents and after education they can do job in india and helpful in maximizing the gdp as well as growth rate of india. In this way government will able to utilize their human power in the development of india.

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Rakesh Lagishetti said: (Feb 16, 2012) 
We Indian people are always crazy to know about foreign culture and always try to adopt their culture in us. If foreign universities comes in India, so it will be beneficial for those student who want to learn abroad as well as our universities that we will come to khow about their teaching Technic, their management. So that our universities could adopt this if it is effective.

I think that it is good that foreign universities come to India so that most of our intelligent student having poor economic condition can get better education. The cost of living in foreign country is save and we get better and practical education with less education investment.

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Pooja said: (Nov 8, 2011) 
According to me instead of implementing foreign unversity and to adpot thier culture. Why can't we implement thier methodology here in our universities. Even we do have very good university here.

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Naruto Fan:Adrita said: (Oct 29, 2011) 
Well ask one question to yoyrself. . . .Are there indian universities in the foreign countries as much as foreign universities in the indian cuntries???? We are independent and democratic and should try to be so practically!!! There are many universities in india which provide modern facilities!!!!
THUMBS UP IF YOU AGREE!!!

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Chenna said: (Oct 12, 2011) 
In my point of view it's good one the foreign universites come to India our students skills and knowledge will develope. And our Indian teaching methode is not too good compare than foreign university teaching methode because we are giving more importance to theory but they cocentrate only practicals so their knowledge is wide comparing our students, and if foreign universites come to India our village poor students also will study foreign university. And they will develop their life style, knwlege, socity, everything will be grow.

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Naveen said: (Oct 9, 2011) 
According to me foreign university are going to establish in India,no youngster need to go abroad. These is one of the advantage. But in India are also having the top university's which are equal to the foreign university's. But the main problem in India is corruption. Here the Indians are also having the good talent. The talent is not enough in India. Money also to be needed.

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Bhushan said: (Jul 23, 2011) 
Yes,after coming foreing universities its benefit to poor student and innovative student who want to do study practically.and also benefit to our donation based universities.
BUT...................................................

In top 100 educations universities, only four indian univsities are able to creat place because here 99% of universities having politicle leader as a founder for making more money.
After foreing universities comes to india ours institute knows their real place,thats why
indian political leaders never allowed foreing univrsities in india.

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Asha said: (Jul 21, 2011) 

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