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Quality Education No Longer A Distant Dream

In the late '90s and the early '00s, there was the trend of young Indians going abroad for work. The perks were obvious – better job opportunities, better pay and a better lifestyle. Not only were the career options better, a life abroad held that...

Why Do Indians Want To Study Abroad?

Post-graduate students from India are increasingly choosing to study abroad. The U.S. Council of Graduate Schools’ new statistics show that offers of admission to Indian post-graduate students are up 25 per cent for 2013-14 from the previous year,...

Why Bright Indian Students Are Opting For Overseas Undergraduate Studies

Kolkata teenager Arunavha Chanda recently made headlines when he maxed SAT II, the widely-used standard for admission into American undergrad courses, with a 2400 score. Unsurprisingly, Chanda was accepted for admission to the undergraduate course...

The Honest Truth About Studying Abroad

As students, we tend to fill our lives to the brim with extracurricular activities, work, and courses for our majors. Every extra minute in the day belongs to friends, or sleep, or relaxing. For me, studying abroad was a way to get away from all o...

Education In India V/S Education Abroad

Education system in India is quite different from the curriculum followed in other countries of the world. Education system in India focuses more on theory than other activities whereas countries like USA and Canada divide their syllabus into cont...

Obama, Modi Sign Pacts To Boost Indian Education, Create New Iit

US to send an army of 1,000 science and math professors to India, to help build a new IIT and provide college level online courses...

The Edge Iits And Nits Have Over Local Engineering Colleges

A student generally aims for a high paying job after completion of his education. But is it necessary that the student would have to be an IITian or an NITian to satisfy that? Apparently one's intuition answers the question with a 'no'. Then why a...

Wretched New Iits

At an all-India rank of No. 888 in the ‘reserved’ category of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Rahul Verma found it impossible to get Electrical Engineering— one of the most sought after disci...

Infrastructure And Faculty Problems Mar New Iit And Iim

The NDA government's announcement about the setting up of five new IITs and IIMs each has largely been welcomed by experts considering the need for quality technical educational facilities. The experts, however, have pointed out that several of th...

Foreign Universities In India: Boon Or Bane?

The argument that India will save 4 billion dollars looks into the “outflow” of dollars because of students going abroad. We don't have information about how many students are taking loans and repaying it, and how many are getting full scholarship...

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