Two-day Education Meet-2021 on higher education in India concluded in Dhaka on Saturday with an overwhelming participation from Bangladeshi students.
Maintaining social distance and hygiene measures, 16 universities and schools from India participated in the Education Meet-2021 at Westin Dhaka while the stall of Study in India programme was center of attraction for the visitors, said a news release.In association with Indian High Commission in Dhaka, Education Excellence organized the Education Meet-2021 (February 26-27 under Study in India, a flagship orogramme of Government of India.
Earlier on Friday, Deputy High Commissioner Bishwadip Dey inaugurated the Education Meet -2021. Study in India programme head Sandeep Goel and EdCill Executive Director Dr. Uttam B Sapate and CEO of Education Excellence Samira Farhat Amin were present in the inaugural session.
Mr. Sandeep Goel, CFO of EdCIL India Limited & CGM - Study In India said the Education Meet has definitely widen the scope and opportunities for Bangladeshi students to learn more about Indian higher Education Institutions as their options to study abroad.
Dr. Uttam B. Sapate– Executive Director (CP) – EdCIL India Limited, said there are 2000 scholarship opportunities for students. Meritorious Bangladeshi students will surely get SII Scholarships.
The Founder and CEO of EE Samira Farhat Amin said “ The event will only give Bangladeshi students the opportunity to learn more about Indian Educational Institutions, entry requirements and scholarship opportunities from the delegation themselves. Advantages of considering a neighboring country as higher study destination may help enormously. The similarities in culture may help our students to feel at home.”
‘Study In India’ is a flagship program launched by the Ministry of Education (MoE), under the Government of India in 2018. The program is designed to encourage the global student community to pursue their higher education in India.India is a hub of culture, technology, and innovation in constant development across multiple facets to keep up with the changing needs of the modern world. Among the rapidly developing sectors of the country is higher education.
Ranked as the second-largest Higher Education System in the world, India boasts of over 45,000 colleges and over 950 universities. The advancements across various fields fused with the dynamic & diverse culture of the country makes India a great option for students seeking further education.
Since its inception, Study in India has attracted students over 150 countries spanning across SAARC, Africa, South-East Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle-East.
Organizers termed the Education Meet as an easy, student-friendly platform for students to explore, access and apply to premier Indian institutes offering degrees that are globally-accepted.
“Access to over 2,600 diverse course options inclusive of engineering, business, management, photonics, pharmacy, law, commerce, humanities & niche courses at various levels of diploma, under-graduation, post-graduation, doctorate of philosophy degree,”
Over 100 partner institutes under Study In India program are accredited by the Government of India through National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)
In India, there are 100 thousand seats for international students including 2 thousand scholarship and 60 thousand tuition fee waivers from 25 percent to 100 percent.
Indian institutes offer scholarships up to 3500 US dollars per year to meritorious students which will cover tuition, hostel and mess fees.
For more information about the program, visit the Study In India website (www.studyinindia.gov.in). Students can get their queries addressed on Study In India’s toll-free number: +91 120-6565065 or write to them at help.studyinindia[email protected]