Fair on higher edn in India begins today

Staff Correspondent

26 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A two-day fair on higher education in India will be held today at a five star hotel in the capital to attract Bangladeshi students to the neighbouring country.

The Indian High Commission Dhaka in association with Education Excellence will organise the fair titled ‘Education Meet-2021’ at Grand Ballroom of the Westin Dhaka, said a press release.

High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Shri Vikram Doraiswami will inaugurate the event as the chief guest. The education fair will be open for all from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The organisers arranged a press conference on Thursday at Silver Hall of the Westin Dhaka ahead of the education fair where Sandeep Goel, CFO of EdCIL India Limited & CGM - Study in India, was the speaker.

In India, there are one lakh seats for international students including 2,000 scholarship and 60,000 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.

Ranked as the second-largest higher education system in the world, India boasts of over 45,000 colleges and over 950 universities.