Audio podcast: Why India wants to focus on multidisciplinary education

Ashraf Engineer

January 26, 2022

India’s higher education system is at an inflection point. With at least 30 million students, India’s is the third largest higher education system in the world. However, it is characterised by low to average standards. One of the solutions offered in the New Education Policy is multidisciplinary education. What exactly is multidisciplinary education and what are the challenges to its rollout? Veteran academician and Vice-Chancellor of Vidyashilp University, Dr Vijayan Immanuel, speaks to All Indians Matter.