Student loans in financing higher education in India

  title={Student loans in financing higher education in India},
  author={J. Tilak},
  journal={Higher Education},
  • J. Tilak
  • Published 1992
  • Economics
  • Higher Education
Confronted with declining public budgets for education on the one hand, and the need for more resources on the other, many developing countries such as India, have been examining alternative methods of financing higher education. One such mechanism is student loans. A student loan programme is not a new phenomenon in India. The National Loans Scholarship Scheme has been in operation since 1963. This article critically reviews the experience of implementation of the National Loan Scholarship… Expand
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