Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education in India – An Analysis

  • Puttaswamy Gowda M Department of Economics, Bharathi College Bharathinagar, Mandya, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Indian education sector, Corona virus, Lock down, post lock down period, ICT


Corona virus has seriously affected various sectors in India. We cannot ignore hardly a single sector which has been unaffected by this pandemic. The impact may be the same is with the Indian education sector. The impact of COVID-19 on higher education has negatively affected the academic year. Lock down and post lock down period have enforced very bad effect on the schools/colleges and all educational activities. But, this change is inevitable in the context of health of students. Now educational institutions have to sustain with technologies (ICT), which have not been used before. They are fighting to survive with this tiny virus. This paper highlights some new born challenges in the Indian educational sector.