Date Added: Dec 2010
With the projected steep increase in enrollment, accountability in Indian Higher Education (IHE) is going to assume importance in the years to come. The existing institutional level accountability efforts cannot satisfy the diverse needs of the various stakeholders. The need of the hour is a public accountability mechanism that can provide the stakeholders with comprehensive up-to-date data on the performance of the higher educational institutions in the country. This paper proposes a web-based, distributed, automated accountability system to monitor and compare the performance of the higher educational institutions in the country.