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�Quality and quantity should be well matched in higher education�

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Sept 7 - The Assam Institute of Management (AIM) organised its foundation lecture at the Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture here today.

Gauhati University VC Prof Mridul Hazarika gave the foundation lecture on the topic �New face of Academic Institutions and Emerging Challenges of Academic Management�. He provided some insights into many issues and challenges facing the management of academic institutions.

Prof Hazarika was of the view that quality and quantity should be perfectly matched in institutions of higher learning. He identified employability and skills as important parameters for assessing an institutional course, and referred to world renowned institutions like Oxford University and Harvard University and their style of focus and management.

He laid stress on aspects like diversity and inclusion, expediency of education with capacity building in the socio-economic sphere, importance of documentation, synthesis of formal and informal education, learning assimilation through team-based learning and accepting education as a dynamic process. Prof Hazarika exhorted the students to develop love for work with focus, which is an important prerequisite for success.

Distinguished personalities from GU, Guwahati Management Association, IOCL and other organisations were present at the event.

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