India is a fast growing economy and has second largest educational infrastructure with more than 350 Universities. However, only 6% students in age group of 18-23 years have access to higher education. Globalization through world trade organization (WTO) and General Agreement on trade in Services (GATS) has made higher education a commercial product governed by market forces and has lead to competition. India being a member of WTO is liberalizing its higher education. The National knowledge commission in India has proposed to establish more than 1500 universities in coming years. To achieve this India is allowing private and foreign educational institutions to start their universities/educational institutions in India. This book provides real picture of status of higher education system prevalent in India at present. It delves upon its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The book will be very much useful to every one who is interested in economic development of India or is involved in education as a present and prospective consumer or supplier of education in India and developing countries to get an insight into higher education system in India.