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Chemical Education in India: Addressing Current Challenges and Optimizing Opportunities

Krishnan, Mangala Sunder and Brakaspathy, R and Arunan, E (2016) Chemical Education in India: Addressing Current Challenges and Optimizing Opportunities. In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, 93 (10). pp. 1731-1736.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00231


This article gives a brief introduction to the structure of higher education programs in chemical and general sciences in India. The lack of high quality chemical education in India in the past is traced back to the economic and social developments of the past. Remedial measures undertaken recently to improve the overall quality of chemical education and research are indicated. For the chemical education community worldwide, opportunities in India for enhancing chemistry education quality through collaborations in technical and commercial undertakings are indicated.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2016 10:14
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2016 10:14
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/55416

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