ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Academic Performance Indicators Regime and Its Follies

The University Grants Commission does not seem to view higher education and research as having anything to do with the culture of intellectual activity. Rather it looks at research as a matter of regulation, monitoring and measurement of academic "output". This reflects in the UGC's policy to evolve universal and homogeneous evaluation indices for academic performance where productivity is mistaken for creativity.

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