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1. The first Open University established in India is:
a. Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
b. Nalanda Open University, Patna
c. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
d. Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
Answer: (c).Bhim Rao Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad

2. In 1948, under whose Chairmanship a University Education Commission was set up to reconstruct University Education in India?
a. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
b. Prof. P.C. Joshi
c. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
d. Dr. Vikaram Sarabhai
Answer: (c).Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

3. University and University-level institutions are categorised into:

(a) Central Universities (b) State Universities
(c) Private Universities (d) Deemed-to-be Universities
(e) Institutions of Higher Learning
(f) Civil Sector Institutions
a. (a), (c), (e) and (f)
b. (b), (d), (e) and (f)
c. (a), (b) (c) and (d)
d. (c), (d) (e) and (f)
Answer: (c).(a), (b) (c) and (d)

4. “e-Pathshala” is an initiative by:
a. UGC
b. CBSE
c. NCERT
d. NCTE
Answer: (c).NCERT

5. The Council of Rural Institutes Authority is situated at:
a. Ludhiana
b. Ahmedabad
c. Pune
d. Hyderabad
Answer: (d).Hyderabad

6. Which of the following universities has received the Visitor's Award for the best Central University in India in Feb. 2017?
a. University of Hyderabad
b. Jawaharlal Nehru University
c. Banaras Hindu University
d. Tezpur University
Answer: (b).Jawaharlal Nehru University

7. Which of the following are the goals of higher education in India?

(a) Access
(b) Equity
(c) Quality and Excellence
(d) Relevance
(e) Value based education
(f) Compulsory and free education

Select the correct answer from the code given below:
a. (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f)
b. (a), (b) and (e) only
c. (a), (b), (e) and (f)
d. (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
Answer: (d).(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)

8. Which of the following has been ranked the best college in the country (2017) as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)?
a. Maharaja's College, Mysore
b. Miranda House, Delhi
c. St. Stephen's College, Delhi
d. Fergusson College, Pune
Answer: (b).Miranda House, Delhi

9. Which of the following are the demerits of globalisation of higher education?

(a) Exposure to global curriculum
(b) Promotion of elitism in education
(c) Commodification of higher education
(d) Increase in the cost of education

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
a. (a) and (d)
b. (a), (c) and (d)
c. (b), (c) and (d)
d. (a), (b), (c) and (d)
Answer: (c).(b), (c) and (d)

10. Which of the following statements are correct about deemed universities?

(a) The Governor of the State is the chancellor of deemed universities.
(b) They can design their own syllabus and course work.
(c) They can frame their own guidelines regarding admission and fees.
(d) They can grant degrees.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
a. (a), (b) and (c)
b. (b), (c) and (d)
c. (a), (c) and (d)
d. (a), (b), (c) and (d)
Answer: (b).(b), (c) and (d)

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