To portray the status of higher education in the country, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi has endeavored to conduct an annual web-based All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) since 2010-11. The survey covers all the Institutions in the country engaged in imparting of higher education. Data is being collected on several parameters such as teachers, student enrolment, programmes, examination results, education finance, infrastructure. Indicators of educational development such as Institution Density, Gross Enrolment Ratio, Pupil-teacher ratio, Gender Parity Index, Per Student Expenditure are calculated from the data collected through AISHE. These are useful in making informed policy decisions and research for development of education sector. The AISHE reports are now made available to the public on the AISHE portal.