40 percent of faculty member seats in Central Universities and IITs are vacant, said Prakash Javadekar on the occasion of addressing International Conference "The Changing Landscape of Internationalization of Higher Education" organized by Symbiosis International Universities in collaboration with the Association of Indian Universities. He also said that there is also a need to streamline the recruitment process.
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- "We too can offer world class facilities and infrastructure to the students here, but there are constraints. We do not have faculties. There are 40 per cent vacancies in Central Universities and IITs," the minister said.
- "I have asked IIT councils to go abroad and contact our research students, who have gone there to pursue further research and they too are ready to come back and serve the country," he further added
- "In order to bring good faculties, we need to streamline the process of recruitment. If we do not have enough faculties, we cannot have good enough students," he included.
- He also said "the final offer for registration for those institutes who aspire to be world class and come in the category of 10 private and 10 public sector institutes."
Stressing on the emphasis of interaction between Indian and international students he said that the government is determined to improve the quality of students and will do so and by doing so they will also bring other students from across the world.