India Ends University Status for 44 Institutions

January 22, 2010

Government officials in India have removed university status from 44 institutions, saying that reviews of them raised questions about their quality, BBC News reported. Government officials say that they will take steps to assure that the 200,000 students currently enrolled at the institutions are not hurt by the change in status for the institutions, but many of the students (and some of the educators at the institutions) are protesting.

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