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Union Ministry of Education launches Study in India Portal

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Union Ministry of Education launches Study in India Portal Portal 4 min read

The Union Ministry of Education has launched the ‘Study in India Portal (SII)’ with an aim to  provide comprehensive information about the Indian Higher Education Institutions  to the foreign students willing to study in India .

The Study in India Portal was launched  by the Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar jointly in New Delhi on 3 August 2023. 

Students from Russia, Thailand, Japan, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Kazakhstan and Republic of Korea who are currently studying in India, presented souvenirs from their culture as a token of respect to dignitaries.

Speaking on the occasion the External Affairs minister Dr. Jaishanker said that the portal signifies the Government’s commitment to make India a global hub of education by welcoming students of diverse backgrounds.  He also said that the portal will establish a strong international footprint of brand ‘India’ in the education sphere. He mentioned how implementation of New Education Policy (NEP)2020 has already initiated entrance of foreign universities in India and opening of international campuses of our premier institutions.

About Study in India Portal:

  • Study in India Portal is a dedicated website that will provide comprehensive information about the Indian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). 
  • It will provide information about the undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG), Doctoral level programs as well as courses in the Indian Knowledge System like Yoga, Ayurveda, classical arts etc. 
  • The new portal will provide an integrated one-stop solution for student registration and visa application process.

Study in India Programme:

  • Study in India is a flagship program of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Education  
  • The Study in India programme aims to increase the number of international students in India. 
  • It aims to promote India as the preferred study destination, providing affordable and quality education comparable with global standards.

 Study in India partnership with Premier Indian Educational  Institutes:

The Study in India programme involves partnership with educational institutes fulfilling one of the following criteria:

  • The educational institutes shall have a ranking upto 100 on the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking scale.  

  • The educational institutions shall have a minimum 3.1 accreditation score as per the  National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation score. 

  • The educational institution has been declared a Institutes of National Importance. 

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