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4 in 5 undergrad students in India want industry experts in their faculty

Around 55.5 per cent of students are even ready to pay a higher fee for online degrees if the courses are taught by qualified, skilled, and reputed faculty, says the TeamLease Edtech survey

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Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
With changing times, Indian students are increasingly demanding industry experts as their teachers. Eighty-three per cent of students would like to be taught by a faculty panel consisting of traditional academicians and industry experts, a report released on Thursday showed.

This highlights "the need to bridge the gap between 'traditional' teaching methodologies and the application of industry knowledge in the classroom, said the "Designing Higher Education for the 21st Century Learner" released by learning solutions provider TeamLease EdTech said.

Over 55 per cent of over 10,000 students surveyed by the company were even ready to pay a higher fee for

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First Published: Dec 15 2022 | 2:22 PM IST

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