India ranks among the top five destinations for African students travelling abroad for higher education. Currently some 25,000 Africans students are studying in 500 public and private universities across India according to Association for African Students in India. The numbers are most likely to grow in future with increased cooperation between India and Africa and growing interest of African students in studying in India.
To provide relevant information to students on higher education options in India, admission criteria & procedure, scholarships, etc. Afairs Exhibitions & Media from India in association with ‘Study in India’- a flagship project under the Ministry of Education, Government of India as a Lead Partner brings the most prestigious ‘Study in India Expo’ to Ghana on 13th and 14th of June 2022 at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra.
The expo is supported by the High Commission of India Accra, India Africa Trade Council and Periyar African Foundation.
Study in India Expo will open up the doors of all possibilities for African students to connect with a large number of premier universities and colleges from India, interact with the heads & faculties of the admissions, and learn more about higher education opportunities in India, all under one roof!
Some of India’s eminent participating institutions are Symbiosis International (Deemed University), KIIT University, Lovely Professional University, Acharya Institutes, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, C.V. Raman Global University, Jain University, Chandigarh University, Pandit Deendayal Energy Studies, MIT World Peace University, Noida International University, Ganga Group of Institutions.
African students who have studied in India are now pursuing successful careers in fields like government, management, academic and scientific research, law, IT and accounting. The fact that India has a reputable, older and more developed higher education sector is also likely to be magnet to students.
"India has been a land of knowledge and believes in sharing it with the world. Consequently, EdCIL (India) Limited continues to propagate the sharing of knowledge through the Study in India Programme. The Study in India Expo: West Africa, aims at highlighting the thriving Indian higher education system and how it can benefit the African students wishing to study in India. Do come in great numbers and explore more at the Study in India pavilion," says Shri Sandeep Goel, Head of Study in India.
‘Study in India’ program facilitates the inflow of international students to study in India at globally recognized premier institutions across India. This is a truly commendable initiative of the Government of India in making esteemed Indian universities seats of a global multicultural audience.
Indian Universities are promoting and marketing popular bachelor’s degree in commerce, engineering, information and communication technology, health sciences, including nursing, and law among others.
Study in India Expo also aims to create a platform to explore benefits from joint research with top African institutes and create partnerships which are beneficial for both the sides. Faculty exchange, student exchange, student enrolments, faculty development programmes and joint research are possible areas of collaboration between India and Africa.
Mr. Sanjeev Bolia, Founder and Managing Director of AFAIRS Exhibitions and Media Pvt. Ltd., explains, " The rising numbers year on year of foreign students studying in India has made India one of the most lucrative destination for higher and school education. We are happy to provide a common platform through Study in India Expo to the global students and parents in Asia and Middle East to meet and interact with prestigious Indian Institutions, under one roof! He believes that this exhibition is as much a platform of opportunity as it is one for generating awareness about the merits of Indian education.
Besides student recruitment the Expo the participating universities will also look at key areas of discussion and collaboration to
- Create Academic Partnerships
- Joint Research with Top African Institutions
- Training & Professional Development
- Faculty Exchange & Student Exchange
- Student Enrolments
- Faculty Development
- Cultural Emersion
The entry to the expo is free of cost. Students can register at StudyinIndiaExpo.com/Africa
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