Pluralism and Educational Institutions of India: An Overview

Abstract

Author(s): Sumaira Jabeen*, Asifa Ali and Shabir Ahmad Ganaie

The existence of many races, languages and religions together can be termed as pluralism driven from the word plural and suggests plurality, diversity, and variety due to which it (pluralism) can be applied in different contexts (i.e. economic, cultural, political, etc.) the meanings are multiplied when related to different aspects of society. Moreover, education plays a vital role in society where an individual is a member of that society. Hence, the educational system of any society is concerned with society structure. Therefore, relationship between educational system and society is mutual; sometimes the society influences changes in educational system and at other times the educational system influences changes in the society. In this connection the paper attempts to explore the effects of pluralism within higher education institutions of India. As education is a center of knowledge creating, delivering, and learning for society. For the development of nation it is must. Education institutions (EI) could boost the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of work with well-structured knowledge management system. Besides this, the present study also aims to explore the factors which helped in the development of pluralism and main features of pluralism.

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