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Education spreads parallel with the life span of a person starting from his birth to death.Education is known to be the instrument which fills human actions with the essence ofvalues, dignity, ethics and human virtues. Life progress along with the process of civilizationequipped with social, moral, cultural attributes in the path of education. The Educationalsystem should be gender sensitive to impart knowledge and disseminate skills to themarginalized sections of the society. The country could excess by facilitating contribution ofthe marginalized folk in the near future. Autonomous bodies like University GrantsCommission (UGC), National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT),Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) regulates women education system in India.Institutions like United Nation’s International Children’s Educational Fund (UNICEF),Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), United Nations Educational Scientificand Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),Medical Council of India (MCI) and Dental Council of India (DCI) facilitates womeneducation in India. Women Study Centres aided by UGC study the status, problems, issuesconcerned with women education. The illiteracy among women makes them dependent anddeprived in general. Social, economic and political empowerment of women througheducation is the need of the day. This paper reviews various legislative and policy frameworkto improve the teaching, learning and evaluation aspects in the higher education in India.