Indian Education Network

7th Higher Education Summit

  • Le-Meridien, New Delhi
  • 21 January, 2019

About Conference

India's higher education system is the third largest in the world.The UN International Convenant on Economic, Social and Culture Rights of 1966 declares, in Article 13, that "higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education".

Apart from the UGC governing higher education,Indian government has established special Technical Education sector under the Department of higher education which oversees Central and State government funded Institutes of higher learning focused on Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Management, Architecture, Pharmacy , Applied arts and Crafts and catering Technology. 

7th Higher Education Summit focus on the achievement as well as on the improvement of the education system in India. 


Who Should Attend

  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Government & Private University
  • Skill Development Institute
  • Sector Skill Council
  • Bureaucrats, Policy Maker
  • Edtech Entrepreneurs 


09:30 - 10:30 AM


10:30 - 11:00 AM

Keynote/Welcome Session

11:00 - 12:00 AM

Panel Discussion : Role of Education in Nation Building
Dr. Manisha Ketkar: Director- Symboisis School of Business and Finance
Mr. Jitin Chadha : Director-Indian School of Business and Finance

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Tea Break/ Networking

12:30 - 01:30 PM

Panel Discussion : Role of regulator in promotion of Higher Education and innovation in Private Sector
Dr. Archana Thakur: Joint Secretory,UGC
Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra : Chancellor, Shobhit University

01:30 - 02:30 PM

Lunch Break / Networking

02:30 - 3:30 PM

Panel Discussion : How India can be Hub for Innovation, creativity and leadership for International students
Speakers :
Mr. Siddharth Jain: Founder Secretary, FLARE & Chief Consultant at Discovery Education Media
Dr. V Ramani : M.D Deputy Director, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

03:30 - 4:00 PM

Tea Break/ Networking

04:00 - 05:00 PM

Panel Discussion : Integration of Skill Development in Higher Education
Speakers :
Dr. Priya Mary Mathew : CEO - Eukaria Academy
Major Gen. Manik Sabharwal : CEO - Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council
Cdr. Jagmohan Bhogal : CEO Fairwinds & National Project Head, PM-YUVA
Ms. Urvashi Makkar : Director General - G L Bajaj

05:00 - 05:20 PM

Awards for Excellence in Higher Education

05:20 - 05:30 PM

Closing Note

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Higher Education Awards:

  • University of the year ( North, East, West South) for exceptional performance in past academic year
  • Emerging Higher Education Institute for exceptional performance in past academic year
  • Business School of the year
  • Excellence and Innovation in Management
  • Excellence and Innovation in Engineering
  • Excellence and Innovation in Medial Science 
  • Excellence in Students Placement
  • Outstanding Skill Development University
  • Outstanding Skilling Institute in PPP
  • Best Vocational Training Provider
  • Excellence in Skill Development - Higher Education
  • Excellence in Skill Development - Vocational Institute
  • Excellence in Distance Learning
  • Best ICT initiative in Higher Education
  • Excellence in Industry-Academia Interface
  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
  • Excellence in Research and Innovation
  • Future Ready Institute / University
  • Contribution to the Community
  • Best Skill Learning Institute
  • Outstanding Skill Development Institution
  • Best Institute – Innovation on Skill Development


Individual Category Awards:

  • Contributing in Student Counseling
  • Policy Maker of the Year
  • Education Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Best Vice Chancellor of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Institutional Leader
  • Women Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Best Academician of the Year

Contact Us

  • Manish Chhabra
  • 9873735522