According to the report, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education of Indian has registered an increase from 24.5% in 2015-16 to 25.2% in 2016-17.
The survey findings were based on responses of 795 universities, 34,193 colleges and 7,496 standalone institutions. There are total of 864 universities, 40,026 colleges and 11,669 standalone institutions in the country.
Besides, there are a total of 864 universities, 40,026 colleges and 11,669 standalone institutions in the country. The data collected under these parameters come handy for making informed policy decisions and conducting research in education development. The survey is building a sound database, which is getting updated annually as per information submitted by the institutions.