Monday, April 14, 2008


Meaning: The willful lowering of standards at elite institutions to help accommodate the educational aspirations of the under-privileged beneficiaries of the quota system perpetuated by the Government of India.
Pronunciation: Mun-dull-lie-say-shun.
Usage: The brand equity of the IITs will be the first casualty of the policy of Mandullisation.
Root: Mandalisation (the policy of reservation) + Dull.