About the BookThe total scenario of education has been fully decorated by higher education system. Higher education plays the most significant role in the society as well as in the life of the individual. High class cultured people come out from the system of higher education. The trend of higher education was established in our ancient Indian society. Takshasila, Nalanda and Vikramsila were the main centres of higher education. But modern higher education started in our country after the establishment of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay Universities in the year 1857. India has occupied the third position in the university system in the global scenario. A huge number of colleges and universities are established in India. With the development of colleges and universities, problems of higher education also increased. The author has analysed and discussed in this book about the development and problems of higher education of our country in brief.About the Author/sDr. B. Deka, M.A., Ph.D. (G.U.), P.G.D.H.E. (IGNOU), is a Selection Grade Lecturer of M.N.C.B. Mahavidyalaya, Nalbari under the University of Guwahati. Earlier he was the Lecturer of Bapujee College, Lakhimpur Girl’s College, Lakhimpur Post Graduate Training College and Barbhag College, Kalag.
Dr. Deka has been associating with a large number of voluntary and academic organisations from time to time since 1975. He is the author of 11 books and has published more than 40 articles on education, culture and society. He has contributed papers in state, national and international level seminars and conferences.
Dr. Deka received N.C.E.R.T. literary prize in the year 1990 and ‘Medal of Merit’ from the Bharat Scouts and Guides Assam Branch. Presently he is entrusted with teacher education and research project of University Grants Commission.