4 min read.Updated: 23 Feb 2021, 09:30 PM ISTVivek Moorthy
Fostering an awareness of our uncritical craze for foreign books will boost made-in-India content
The newspapers are filled frequently with the global rankings of leading universities, followed by the usual laments about how few Indian institutions feature in them. In the realm of higher education, India has undergone a huge push over the past two decades towards doing more research and raising rankings. While 30 years ago, it was possible to get a permanent job at one of India’s leading institutions with just a doctorate, and sometimes even without, nowadays even entry-level candidates are rejected outright if they lack adequately-ranked publications.