Rajan Gurukkal on Indian Higher Education: Quality, Excellence in Neoliberal Times

  • Rolla Das, Dr Christ University


Rajan Gurukkal is a leading social scientist and is currently the Sundararajan Visiting Professor at Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science. He has been the former Vice Chancellor, M. G. University, Kottayam, Kerala. An avid reader, critical theorist and a prolific writer, he has authored several monographs, research articles and has been actively engaged with several projects in association with UGC, the Ford Foundation to name a few. His research interests explore the historiographic dimensions and dialectical processes involving the state and society. He can be reached at rgurukkal@gmail.com



Christ Univeristy, Bengaluru, India


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How to Cite
DAS, Rolla. Rajan Gurukkal on Indian Higher Education: Quality, Excellence in Neoliberal Times. Tattva - Journal of Philosophy, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 43-56, sep. 2017. ISSN 0975-332X. Available at: <http://journals.christuniversity.in/index.php/tattva/article/view/1504>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.12726/tjp.18.5.

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