* The author is grateful to K. R. S. Murthy, K. Gopakumar Thampi and Kala Sridhar for their useful comments.
1. Nearly two-thirds of the Indian students doing Ph.D. in science and technology in the US in 2005 said that they did not plan to return to their country immediately despite India’s growing attractiveness in terms of jobs.
2. This has happened primarily in management and allied programmes.
3. A few Indian education institutions have joined this venture mainly to cater to NRI students.
4. Recent Central Government budgets have allocated larger amounts for specified higher education institutions.
5. As noted earlier, there is also the risk of brain drain in this mode. It is a problem faced by all developing countries.
6. At present, ...