MHRD looking to regulate fees in private universities under new policy

By - 5 June, 2020


5 June, 2020

NEW DELHI: Private higher educational institutions (HEIs) will come under a “progressive regime of fees determination”. While the regime will empower the private HEIs to set fees for their programmes independently, this freedom will come with a social responsibility of ensuring that at least 20% of students are able to attend through freeships and an additional 30% through significant scholarships.

As per the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 being finalised, all fees and charges set by these institutions will be transparently and fully disclosed, and there shall be no arbitrary increases in these fees/charges during the period of enrolment of each student.

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