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Dear Industry Members

Trade Promotion Council of India is organizing a webinar on “Making India a global hub for higher Education” on June 22, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. IST. The webinar will focus on current education system, progress made so far under the Study in India programme, and how India must move forward towards fulfilment of this objective.

India is the world’s second largest source of international students after China. According to the 2022 data released by MEA, over 1,324,954 students are studying abroad. Countries where Indian students are studying include US (465,791), UAE (164,000) and Australia (100,009).

Moreover, the top institutions of India are not ranked among top global universities as per Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

Some of the key focus areas identified for improvement in attractiveness of Indian universities are:

• Increase in level of government funding at par with universities worldwide.
• Improvements in infrastructure and teaching staff.
• Enhancing participation in International Research Network and industry-academia interface.
• Matching course curriculum to industry requirements to ensure lucrative employment avenues for students.

The panel for the session is as below:

Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Pro Chancellor, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) & Principal Director, Symbiosis
Dr. Buddha Chandrashekhar, Chief Coordinating Officer, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
Praveen Kumar Sayyaparaju – Head – Education, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) and member of NEP 2020 Implementation Task Force – Govt of Karnataka
Sanjiv Sambandan – Professor, Indian Institute of Science

Key takeaways from the discussion are:

• Current higher education ecosystem and progress made so far under Study in India programme.
• Identifying factors that have hampered the growth of Indian higher education system
• Suggestions and solutions w.r.t challenges faced by the sector.
• How government, industry and educational institutions can collaborate to attract more foreign students and make India a higher education hub.

To register for the webinar, click