India has the largest higher education system in the world with respect to the number of institutions. Higher education enrolment has grown at a healthy pace, with 3.6 million students being added over the last four years. Enrolment in Arts and Science courses account for more than 60% of the total enrolment in higher education. Undergraduate students account for 85% of the total enrolment in higher education. In this context a study on was formulated with following objectives to study the trends in higher education in India and to identify the role of public private partnership in higher education. Trends in the number of public and private higher institution and enrolment in the number of government higher education institution had increased from 4342 to 4493. The State-wise Number of Universities Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of Central Universities, Andhra Pradesh has the highest number of State Universities and Rajasthan has the highest number of private universities. The percentage share of private sector in medical colleges was high in Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh (100%). However, a share of private sector in engineering college was found to be the highest in Tamil Nadu (93.6%). The study recommended mmeasures to Improve Public Private Sector Participation in Higher Education as facilitating trust between public and private sector, designing transparent and accountable management system and establishing an accreditation that ensures quality higher education.
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