The twenty first century has witnessed on impressive growth in the area of Higher Education and at the same time, it has created a new environment for education in general and higher education in particular. The rapid change and revolution in the field of information and communication technologies have opened up new vistas and as such, it demands maintenance and sustenance of quality in higher education.
In an age where science and technology is making rapid strides, extent and level of knowledge imparted to the future work force to a large extent decide the fame and fortune of different participants in the global arena. Higher education prepares and equips every society to face the challenges and opportunities of change. It promotes economic, social and cultural development and thus it has a critical role.
Today, an educational institution is not a mere institution to impart syllabus-based instructions, conducting test and examinations, and issuing certificates. Higher education institutions have to be holistic in their strategic oulook and approach to enable the young learners to grow physically, intellectually and spiritually with a sense of high responsibility, capability and ability to be a team builder cum team player.