Employability of students in the higher education sector in India is significantly lower than the global standards due to legacy curriculum, inflexible intra-disciplinary pedagogy, and institutional silos, leading to decelerated digitalization. Skills gap too is a major barrier toward enabling digitalization.
Institutions need to leverage digital capabilities to bring in standardization and meaningful automation to make their administration, learning, assessment, and placement processes much more flexible, simple, and transparent. The digital wave already taking shape in the industry is amplified further by the National Education Policy of India 2020 (NEP 2020) and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, higher education institutions are best placed to adopt a mix of Blue Ocean strategies to exploit opportunities in a post-pandemic world and fulfill the expectations of the industry while providing life-changing learning experience for their students.
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