India would be a developed nation by 2020 – so dreams our beloved former President.
India, therefore, would need a large pool of high caliber engineers, doctors, managers, scientists and the like. They would be the products of the Indian higher education system.
But is our higher education system geared up? Are the products coming out of the system suitable enough for taking up the challenge? Let us not forget what Mr. Narayana Murthy avers – “75 % of Indian engineering and management graduates are not suitable for their jobs”. Why? The reasons are not hard to find, if one takes a
close look at the way the system works.