Old School Is New Again in India

Which Indian institute of higher education enjoys the highest esteem in the world? One university has an aura that far exceeds that of any other: Nalanda.
Nalanda University, rising from its ruins.

Which Indian institute of higher education enjoys the highest esteem in the world? Most people would say it’s a close race between the Indian Institutes of Management and the Indian Institutes of Technology. For decades, these state-funded schools have produced the sort of highly skilled, motivated and competitive graduate -- usually from a middle-class background -- who promptly leaves for big things in America, where, to use the language of the Indian family, he or she "makes us and India proud.”

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