Foreign Universities

  • Falling rupee hits students, government fails to stem the slide August 22, 2013

    Delhi/Mumbai: With the rupee breaching the 65 to a US dollar mark, analysts claim that the rupee could soon cross the 70-mark. A falling rupee will pinch students like Arnav Mody who are pursuing courses in foreign universities. Arnav studying in New York University says the sliding rupee has put extra...
  • UGC to allow only top 500 foreign univs in India June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Foreign universities entering into agreement with their Indian counterparts for offering twinning programmes will have to be among the global top 500. The Indian varsities on the other hand, should have received the highest accreditation grade, according to the new set of guidelines approved by University Grants Commission...
  • 2G row, Foreign Univ Bill stall Lok Sabha May 3, 2010

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice on Monday as Opposition members disrupted the proceedings over the allocation of 2G telecom spectrum, the demand for a caste-based census and the introduction of the Foreign University Bill. When the house assembled for question hour, members of the AIADMK, Rashtriya Janata Dal...
  • FTN: Foreign univs good for India's higher education March 17, 2010

    The Union Cabinet has cleared the Foreign Educational Institutions Bill allowing foreign universities to set up campuses in India. But the bill may not go through just yet as the Left openly opposes it and even the BJP is calling for wider consultations saying the bill could change the face...
  • MBAs lose sheen as jobs dry up, economy dips April 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The economic slowdown had spared no one and the latest victims are the students applying for an MBA abroad. With the recession in the west some students have delayed their plans to enroll for an expensive MBA by up to six months. “There is usually a 40 to 50...
  • Can't get into DU? Foreign univs may save your day June 24, 2008

    The cut offs for Delhi University will be out soon and despite a good score you may not get a college of your choice. But don't sweat. Foreign universities are worth the look. ...
  • India will have to wait for its Oxford, Harvard January 9, 2008

    "If Lord Patten wants to set up an Oxford centre in India, I will welcome it." New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Arjun Singh’s statement made clear the Government was not averse to open doors for reputed foreign educations providers. But most universities willing to set up shop in India may...
  • Columbia wants a shortcut to India June 17, 2007

    Mumbai: The Government is rolling out the red carpet for foreign universities to set up shop in India. But the move hasn't met with much success and temples of learning like Standford University are happy to stay out of India. This is despite New Delhi passing a bill that will...
  • Foreign univs to set up 'Indian campus' November 29, 2006

    New Delhi: A Group of Ministers on Wednesday cleared the draft of a Bill that would allow foreign universities to set up campuses in India. "We will come out with a new law that will enable foreign education institutions to operate in the country. Today, a consensus was reached on the...