Every student considering pursuing higher education looks at the opportunity differently. For some it is their ticket to a high paying corporate job while for some it brings them a step closer to their entrepreneurial dream. For this reason itself Indian families are investing heavily in their children's education spending more than their basic needs. For instance, between 1999 and 2009, expenditure on food increased by about 70 percent among rural families and 78 percent among urban ones. But the spending on education jumped up by as much as 378 percent in rural areas and 345 percent in urban areas. Moreover, it is estimated that there are 150 million people in the age group of 18-23 years. Though the figures are interesting, the depressing part is that this large group is not aware...
Preethi Madappa, Director HR, Intel-South Asia
Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor, University of Hyderabad
Dr. J.K.R Sastry, Professor and Head, Campus Management System, K.L. University, Vijayawada
Amar Manchanda, Founder & Director, AIMS Global Study Consultancy Limited, Delhi
Rajeev Kumar, Vice President - HR, NIIT Technologies Limited
Ameet Gupta, Executive Director, Havells India Limited