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Conference on ‘Study in India’ in Beijing

(18 October 2018)

1. A 10-member delegation led by Mr. Diptiman Das, Chairman & MD, Educational Consultants of India (EdCIL), a Government of India public sector undertaking is currently in China from October 13-21, 2018 to promote Study in India programme in China. Other members of the delegation include representatives from IIT, Bhubaneswar; SRM, Chennai; SSN, Tamil Nadu; CV Raman College of Engineering; and KIIT, Bhubaneswar.

2.  Embassy of India in Beijing along with EdCIL, organized a conference on Study in India at Asia Hotel, Beijing on October 15, 2018. Welcoming the delegation Dr. Acquino Vimal, DCM, Embassy of India, Beijing, introduced Study in India programme as well as mentioned above the facilitation which was being provided by EdCIL to foreign students to join some of the world class higher educational institutions in India. Mr. Das, Chairman, EdCIL in his presentation informed about 17 Indian institutions where preference will be given to Chinese students to secure admission. These were in the field of Engineering, IT, Management, English, Yoga and some short term courses. Various Chinese educational consultants as well as representatives of Chinese educational agents attended the conference. EdCIL also held similar event in Dalian on October 17. They will also be meeting select Chinese Universities and Educational Consultants at Wuhan on October 18 and Shanghai on October 19. The EdCIL delegation is also participating in the WEBA Education Fair, where it will be making presentations on Study in India programme to parents and students.

3.  Study in India programme is a unique initiative of Government of India to encourage various foreign students to join in some of the top educational institutions in India. EdCIL will provide one stop solution for all international students under the Study in India programme. They have partnered with premier Indian institutions like IITs, IIMs, NITs and other premier private institutions (selected on the basis of NIRF ranking and NAAC score) [more details on Study in India programme is available on www.studyinindia.gov.in]