Last updated on: October 31st, 2021 at 06:52 pm


The Department of Higher Education came into existence on 1st May 1983. The Department is responsible for evolving general policy of Higher Education in the State. It liaises with the Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Human Resource Development), Department of Higher Education. The Department is further concerned with perspective planning and policy formulation for Collegiate Education, for which co-ordination and consultation with University Grants Commission, the Nagaland University and other Universities in the country are required.

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Flagship Programme under Higher Education

All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE)

studying studentsTo portray the status of higher education in the country, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiated an All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) in the year 2010-11 to build a robust database and to assess the correct picture of higher education in the country.

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Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)

RUSARashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan is the most ambitious project being undertaken by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to provide strategic funding to higher education sector in the country. The objective of the mission is to improve the quality of higher education sector through sectoral, institutional academic…

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