NEW DELHI:Maintaining that Central Universities have the responsibility to lead the transformative processes of India’s higher education system, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday asked the Vice Chancellors to recognise emerging global trends which are likely to bring sweeping changes in higher education worldwide.
Addressing the two-day conference of Central University Vice Chancellors, President Pranab Mukherjee said the rising cost of higher education and the changing profile of education seekers, aided by technological innovation are leading to the creation of alternative models of knowledge dispensation.
This is the third conference of Central University Vice Chancellors convened by President, in his capacity as Visitor, since assumption of office at Rashtrapathi Bhavan. The President said that 23 Central varsities have already implemented Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). He urged the remaining universities to consider implementing this system from next academic year.