The Three Dollar Professor: Teaching Ad Hoc in India

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by Sahana Ghosh There was a time in India when a professor’s job was put on a pedestal. University faculty were a revered lot and lived fairly secure lives, earning as much as government executives and not much lower than professionals of similar seniority in the private sector. Be it in the Sciences, Social Science or Commerce, the cream of students aspired to join the academy. They took it in their stride if they were forced to spend years teaching part-time, for fees as low as $3 per lecture until they found their first break of a tenured job. But all that was […]
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