13 July 2016 at 1:48 GMT
India’s demographic trend will soon see it overtake China as the world’s most populous country. Amit Dasgupta writes that currently, over 50% of India’s population, or around 600 million people, are under 25 years. Within the next five years, India will have the largest tertiary-age population in the world. The middle class – those best able to pay for a quality education – is expected to swell to around 500 million. With GDP growth rates set to cross 8%, the demand for higher education can only grow.
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