Foreign Educations

  • US sees dramatic surge in graduate applications from India April 20, 2014

    Applications from prospective Indian students to US graduate schools surged dramatically while those from China slowed down a bit in 2013, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). A 32 per cent increase in applications from India, which accounts for 18 per cent of all international...
  • Only 21 per cent foreign-educated doctors can practice in India March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Only 21.76 per cent of Indian doctors trained abroad have qualified to practice in the country, parliament was informed on Tuesday. A total of 14,476 doctors who completed their medical degrees abroad appeared for the screening test during the year 2012 out of which 3,150 candidates or 21.76 per...
  • Sibal regrets lack of movement on education bills April 3, 2012

    Kolkata: Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday regretted the delay in giving clearance to some education bills in Parliament including the Educational Malpractices Bill and Foreign Education Providers Bill, which are pending before Parliament. "We have introduced about 14 legislations in Parliament. They are all pending .... for two...
  • Political consensus eludes education bill March 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Centre may have cleared the deck for foreign universities to set up their campus in India, but it may take a while for that to happen. For the students dreaming of getting admitted to international brands like Yale and Harvard in India itself, there is a dampener as...
  • With Left out, Govt presses ahead with education reforms July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Forty eight hours after getting the trust vote from Parliament, HRD minister Arjun Singh met various state education ministers to chalk out a roadmap for the implementation of the massive expansion and reforms in the 11th plan for education in the next five years. The meet's top agenda...
  • Now, life insurance must for education loans August 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Planning to apply for education loan for an MBA abraod? Well, now you will also get an insurance cover along with the loan. Many Indian students go abroad to study every year and most of them fund their foreign education through bank loans. Now, Indian banks are making...