Paper Title
Academic Innovations For Excellence: Analyzing Indian Higher Education Scenario in Line With Global Standards

Abstract
India has fine-tuned its higher education sector in line with the academic innovations taking place across the globe. Despite drastic attempts to enhance quality and achieve excellence, the performance of Indian universities, in comparison with the leading universities of the world is not satisfactory. This paper analyzes the diverse criteria used to measure quality of higher education institutions across the globe, and explores how Indian universities fare in the global rating, the indicators in which Indian universities lag behind and the causes for their comparative low performance. Keywordsó Quality, assessment, accreditation, ranking, indicators, HEI, NAAC.