Prakash Javadekar, The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, released the 8th All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) for the year 2016-17. He also launched the Survey for the year 2017-18.
The AISHE Survey was initiated in the year 2011 to prepare a robust database on higher education. Since then, seeing the usefulness of data collected during the very first year of survey, the government decided to make this survey an annual exercise of data collection in the higher education sector.
Key highlights of AISHE
|Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) is a ratio of enrolment in higher education to the population in the eligible age group (18-23) years. Whereas, GPI is a ratio of proportional representation of female and male.|
About AISHE 2016-17
The AISHE 2016-17 has been created with the government’s vision for the higher education, which is based on three important aspects namely Quality, Autonomy, Research & Innovation.
The main items of data collection under survey are Programme details, Basic details, Teaching & Non-Teaching Staff, Examination Result, Student Enrolment, Infrastructure, Scholarships and Foreign students etc. The AISHE data is the main source of information for `Know Your College’ portal.
What: AISHE 2016-17