Will The Internet Replace The Universities?

Several millions of students will enter higher educational institutions in the next one decade. The development ministry wants to double the gross enrolment ratio in by 2020. The brick-and-mortar colleges in the country are not equipped to meet their needs. Many believe that with higher penetration, the demand for online education will grow radically in India. Some even believe that the traditional university system might not survive for long. Though the penetration in India is low, in numbers, the number of users in India (150 million) is second only to China (575 million) and the United States (275 million), and the numbers are growing radically.

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