Many universities are teaching shops: Chidambaram

Stressing the need to build world-class educational institutions in the country, Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Sunday regretted that many universities in the country were just teaching shops.


Addressing students and faculty members after inaugurating the Mohali campus of the Indian School of Business (ISB) here Sunday, Chidambaram said: “My deepest regret is that many of our universities are teaching shops, with poor infrastructure, outdated textbooks, poor pedagogy and methodology, and untrained teachers. What we need is world-class institutions. ISB is one of a handful of such institutions in India.”

The ISB campus is on 70 acres of land given by the Punjab government…Click Here


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