COVER STORY

A glance at 20 pri­vate ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions across In­dia and what makes them spe­cial

India Today - - CONTENTS - BY SHADAB NAZMI & URSILA ALI with ADETE DAHIYA, ADITI PAI, MOEENA HALIM & MALINI BAN­ER­JEE

While new pri­vate uni­ver­si­ties are crop­ping up al­most ev­ery­day, the dilemma for stu­dents and par­ents alike, is to find the ones which com­bine ed­u­ca­tional ex­per­tise and skill build­ing to make the child fu­ture ready. Here is our list of 50 of the best uni­ver­si­ties in In­dia to solve this co­nun­drum.

What are the best pri­vate uni­ver­si­ties for pro­fes­sional cour­ses?”. “Most uni­ver­si­ties fol­low a con­ven­tional ped­a­gogy, but I want to study two or more ma­jors, where will I find this op­tion?”. These are some of the per­ti­nent ques­tions get­ting thou­sands of up­votes and replies on on­line Q&A plat­forms such as Quora. As the ad­mis­sion sea­son ap­proaches, ten­sion lev­els are run­ning high. Ac­cord­ing to sta­tis­tics by the Cen­tral Board of Sec­ondary Ed­u­ca­tion (CBSE), 2017 wit­nessed a 2.82 per cent in­crease in can­di­dates ap­pear­ing for Class 12 ex­ams com­pared to last year. The next few months will be cru­cial as over 10 lakh stu­dents pre­pare for sev­eral cut-throat com­pe­ti­tions to get into col­leges of their choice. Here are some of the niche uni­ver­si­ties across In­dia, which of­fer com­pet­i­tive cour­ses and in­no­va­tive, tech-based teach­ing mod­ules.

GROUP OF STU­DENTS AT GALGOTIAS UNIVER­SITY CAM­PUS, GREATER NOIDA

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