21st century India may have witnessed expansion of higher educational institutions, but who can afford it? Sushree Panigrahi & Jeet Singh look at the numbers. IMAGE: A college student in New Delhi. India's gross enrolment ratio in higher education is the lowest among the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa, according to World Bank data. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters. As many as 44.81 million -- 16.6 per cent male and 9.5 per cent female -- Indian undergraduate ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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