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3) A more robust and transparent admission system would not only lend credibility to the selection process, but it would also ensure quality. In the light of the fact that there exists multiple exams and application processes for higher education, discuss the statement.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.

3) A more robust and transparent admission system would not only lend credibility to the selection process, but it would also ensure quality. In the light of the fact that there exists multiple exams and application processes for higher education, discuss the statement. (250 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Why this question?

It’s in news thanks to exams season. This issue is important from education reforms point of view.  

Key demand of the question:

Discuss how government can ensure quality in eduction by bring robust and transparent admission system in higher education. You should focus on criticising existing system and highlighting merits of one entrance system or transparent admission system in higher education. 

Directive Word:

Discuss: Examine various dimensions of this issue and discuss them.   

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write in 2-3 lines importance of providing quality higher education and significance of measures such as transparent and streamlined admission process in this regard. 

In the body, divide answer into 4-5 dimensions: admission system, application process, interview process, etc. For each dimension, give example. 

In the conclusion, write in 1-2 lines about the need for other reforms such as curriculum, teacher training, funding etc make education system robust in the interest of harnessing demographic dividend. 

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