About the Author
Amrik Singh has held numerous positions during his long and distinguished career including serving as Director of the South Delhi Campus, Delhi University (1973–75); Vice-Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala (1977–79); and Professor of English, Punjabi University (1963–65). He was also Secretary of the Association of Indian Universities (1965–82), and Visiting Professor for Educational Policy at the University of Wisconsin (1969–70). Dr Singh has written extensively on issues affecting higher education in India. In addition, he has founded and edited two journals; the Journal of University Education (1962–67) and Indian Book Chronicle: News and Reviews (1976–85).