India approves regulations for collaborations with top-ranked foreign universities

June 5, 2012

The Indian government has approved new guidelines under which the world's top ranked PSE institutions would be allowed to offer dual degrees or twinning programs with Indian universities. The foreign universities must be among the top 500 institutions, as measured by rankings from Times Higher Education and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The new regulations will cover existing partnerships, with the Indian universities given 6 months to meet the new eligibility criteria. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free access)