Why India's universities can't keep up with the masses

How can the Indian government improve the quality of education at the majority of the country's universities, colleges and institutes? This is more than a question for questioning's sake: it is of vital importance in a country of 1.27 billion people, half of them under the age of 25, writes Pushkar P for The Conversation.

According to recent reports, the employability rates of Indian graduates are estimated at between 34% and 53%. Going by such figures, it seems indisputable that India's colleges and universities are not getting their teaching right.

The problem is in part about the quality of school education (students entering college are not really prepared for college) and the quality of college education (where college teachers are unable to lift those with potential out of mediocrity).
Full report on The Conversation site