Should FDI be Allowed in Higher Education

  The ‘India Vision 2020′ envisages the transformation of India into a knowledge superpower. To achieve this vision, the higher education sector has to play a key role. At present India is producing highest number of doctors and engineers every year. But, if one considers the quality and quantity of higher education in India. It is worse. In US and UK, percentage of enrolment in higher education is 82.4 and 60.1 respectively. In…

India Spends Too Much On Its Defence

…of extremists cannot be ruled out. India has to prepare for such an eventuality and keep its options open. As India is importing 70% of its weapon requirements, it has to pay close to 50% to 100% higher than usual price. In 2007, the Indian Air Force (IAF) signed a deal with Russia for a fast-track purchase of 40 Sukhois-30s for $1.6 billion. This amounted to $40 million per Su-30 fighter aircraft. However, a latest deal for an additional 40 Su…

Hopes Beyond IIT

…ople sits for its exam. Also, your salary will start just after passing this exam. It is the dream course. ISI: Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a very old institute of mathematics, statistics, economics and computer science. It is best institute in India for Statistics and Mathematics and second best for Economics (after DSE). The pass-outs from this institute are very much in demand all over world. Placements are better than even IIMs. Abo…