Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
4) Universities should be a place for ‘creativity’, ‘out of the box thinking’ and ‘ideological disruptions’. Comment in the light of existing higher education scenario in India.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question aims to discuss the significance of universities as platforms for creative thinking.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the Indian scenario of higher education, what way they are places for creative thinking.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introduction on the current status of universities in India.
Discussion should include the following:
Give a brief on the current scenario on Universities.
Discuss the issues surrounding the higher education system in the country, what are the key challenges and suggest what needs to be done to overcome the same.
Explain what can be done to ensure they become hubs for creative thinking and innovation.
Conclude with way forward.