Higher Education in India: Challenges and Radical Transformation towards Knowledge Based Society

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Great scholar Max has narrated in his own words:

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions to some of them which well deserve the attention of even those who have studied Plato and Kant, I should point to India”.

Max Muller has always seen India the greatest knowledge creators of the world. History of Indian Education is very rich. It was started from Takshila and Nalanda and had rich scholars like Chanakya, Panini, Shushrut, Charaka, Aryabhatta, Basa and Bhaskarachya etc. India from ancient times and by the heart has remained a rich nation by knowledge, values, spirituality and skills (Conceptual Skills, Human or Interpersonal skills and Technical Skills). In the 21st century, India is one of the richest countries from the perspective of Human Resources. Indian youth is looked with the great expectation from the developed nations. It has generated a kind of intellect and work force with strong work ethics in the world. It has empowered the nation with the foreign investments and generated the jobs and funds for economic development of the nation. It has helped in the economic development of the Indian economy.

The higher education has certain aim in today’s time. Higher education should enunciate the factor of

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