Indore: About 28 government colleges are among 157 institutes under Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, which have yet to provide information sought for All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE). Though last date to provide information regarding students, faculty members, courses offered and facilities available with colleges for 2018-19 is February 28, the DAVV has released the list of colleges that are still to upload information on AISHE website.
“Department of higher education (DHE) has linked scholarship of students with AISHE from 2018-19 session. Students of colleges, which will not upload information on AISHE website within the prescribed time limit, will not be provided scholarship,” said Sumant Katiyal, director of college development council at DAVV.
Besides, DHE has also linked accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council and Central grant to AISHE. Deviant colleges will not be able to obtain NAAC grade and central grant if they did not meet AISHE deadline. “157 out of 265 colleges under DAVV have not provided information for AISHE.
We have asked these colleges to do the needful,” Katiyal said adding that colleges have to upload information on AISHE’s website else their affiliation would stand cancelled. The government colleges have not provide information for AISHE include Holkar Science College, Arts and Commerce College, Law College, Old GDC, New GDC, New Science College.
Many colleges shy away from giving details due to lack of facilities on their campuses. The details from college is sought to portray the status of higher education. The ministry of human resource and development has endeavoured to conduct an annual web-based AISHE for the purpose.
The survey covers all the institutions in the country engaged in imparting of higher education. Data is being collected on several parameters such as teachers, student enrolment, programmes, examination results, education finance and infrastructure.
Indicators of educational development such as institution density, gross enrolment ratio, pupil-teacher ratio, gender parity index, per student expenditure. The objective of collecting the data is to make policy decisions and research for development of education.