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Education Sector in India
9 Indian universities have made it to the top 100 list in the Times Higher Education University Asia Rankings 2015.

Education Industry Analysis

Latest update: January, 2017

Regulatory Frameworkof Higher Education in India

Last Updated: January, 2017

India’s education sector offers a great opportunity with approximately 29 per cent of India’s population being between the age group of 0-14 years. The schooling segment in India is anticipated to be around US$ 144 billion by 2020 from an estimated US$ 95.8 billion in 2015. India’s higher education segment is the largest in the world, and is expected to increase to US$ 37.8 billion by 2020.

The Central government plans to disburse US$ 1 billion to states for introducing skill development initiatives. As on November 2016, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launched Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana, at a cost of US$ 74.68 million for providing entrepreneurship education and training to students in the country.

India has one of the largest networks of higher education institutions in the world with 666 universities and 39,671 colleges. It is also the third largest in terms of education enrolment with over 21.5 million enrolments per year. The private education sector which was valued at an estimated US$ 96 billion in 2015 is estimated to reach US$ 133 billion by 2020.

The Government of India has allowed 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the education sector through the automatic route since 2002. In the year 2015 government is expected to launch New Education Policy to address the changing dynamics in the education industry of the country as per the requirement of the population.

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