INDIA: Call for common HE systems in Commonwealth

India will press for a common course structure and higher education system among Commonwealth countries when the education ministers of member states meet in Kuala Lumpur next month, reports Fresh News.

India has been advocating having a mechanism under which the 53 member countries - including Britain, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - will treat as equivalent the degrees awarded by different universities from these nations, a step aimed at facilitating movement of students.

"We will raise the matter of equivalence of certificates among the Commonwealth countries. We will demand evolving a framework to achieve it," a senior HRD Ministry official told the news agency.
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