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Concrete information on the complex system of higher education in India

India Programme's report is mainly targeted at decision makers in Finnish universities and research institutions.

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Finland needs cooperation and expert exchange to succeed in global competition. And closer cooperation and expert exchange with India will further Finland’s goal of being a leader in innovation activities. India offers Finnish universities and research institutes significant opportunities for cooperation, but the university system and the institutional structures in the country’s higher education are, however, complex and the standard of education and research varies widely. Therefore careful background study is required before choosing a cooperation partner.

Higher Education and Research in India is a report that offers basic information on the Indian university system and lists potential cooperation partners for Finnish universities and research institutions. The report is mainly targeted at decision makers in Finnish universities and research institutions.

The report is written by Professor Alok Chakrabarti from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA. He has worked in several Indian universities and also as a visiting professor at Helsinki University of Technology in Espoo.

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Vesa-Matti Lahti, Research Manager, Director of Sitra’s India Programme, firstname.lastname@sitra.fi

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The Higher Education and Research in India – An Overview. Alok Chakrabarti. Sitra Reports 74. ISBN 978-951-563-600-3 (URL:http://www.sitra.fi), ISSN 1457-5728 (URL:http://www.sitra.fi).

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