WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Dr Francis C Peter

Dr Francis C Peter, Vice-Chancellor, Dr K N Modi University, Newai, Rajasthan Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: Education institutions, particularly those in engineering sector, constantly face the challenge of upgrading their infrastructure to meet global standards. But many of the technical universities and institutions are unable to bring about the requisite improvements, and  they turn […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Nagendran S

Nagendran S, Executive Vice President, MeritTrac Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: By 2020, Indian will have 47 million people ready for the job market, provided they are trained properly. If we compare with other  countries, this estimate is lesser by around 15 million. It can be seen from two perspectives. […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Dr Parag Kalkar

Dr Parag Kalkar, Director, Singhad Institute Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: Major areas of Indian economy have been liberalised during the post 1991 period, but education has not seen any major liberalisation.  Government policies for the education sector continue to be quite rigid. The regulatory structure is too cumbersome and […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Deepankar Bhattacharya

Deepankar Bhattacharya, Sr. Manager, India Education Programmes, AutoDesk Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: The emerging trends in higher education should be aligned to the broader trends in the industry, because it is in the industry that the  students will look for jobs once they finish their graduation. Just as the industry faces several […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Suman Bose

Suman Bose, Country Managing Director & VP, Siemens Industry Software India Pvt Ltd. Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: In India, Siemens has over 25-27 thousand people, but it still finds it difficult to hire the right set of resources that are important for  growth and development. The challenge is missed opportunity: the missed […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Dr Kripa Shankar

Dr Kripa Shankar, Vice Chancellor, Gautam Buddh Technical University Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: First of all, we need to understand the meaning of higher education. Higher education normally refers to a degree that is above the  usual crop of Bachelor degrees. The focus has to be on Master’s degrees and PhD’s. Today we […]

WES 2012 – Higher Education Track: Emerging Trends in Higher Education… – Prof Rameshwer Rao

Prof. Rameshwer Rao, Vice- Chancellor Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Speaker at: World Education Summit 2012 Date: 23-24 July, 2012 Venue: Le Meridien, New Delhi Brief: Demand for higher education is increasing not only in India, but in every other developing country. As developing countries are home  to a very large young population, there is lot of demand for adult education and professional courses. While demand keeps […]