Why India is still not able to attract global faculty / University World News

It was reported recently that there are just 40 foreign teachers at all of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) – 1% of the total faculty of 5,400 – despite the government’s goal to attract 20% international faculty to the IITs.

Internationalisation in general, and the appointment of global staff in particular, is central to the new ‘Institutions of Eminence’ programme. The goal is even more lofty after the IIT Council last year recommended the recruitment of foreign faculty on a tenure basis.

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