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Education Column/ September,28 2022
US Visa Appointments are Open Now; Delay Times Longer Due to High Demand

The embassy said that due to decreased staffing and multiple pandemic-related disturbances to operations since March 2020, appointment demand for visas is increased across all categories, and delay times may be longer for most standard non-immigrant visa appointments at the embassy in New Delhi and the consulates in Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, and Kolkata.

Education Column/ September,27 2022
Samsung India Launched ‘Samsung Innovation Campus’ with ESSCI to Skill Youth To Develop Opportunities for Jobs in Future Tech

The programme aims to upskill more than 3,000 unemployed youth from 18-25 years of age in future technologies and improve their employability in the pilot phase. Samsung Innovation Campus in India will develop industry-relevant talents and job opportunities for youth in future technological areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Coding and Programming, and the Internet of things.

Education Column/ September,26 2022
NCBI Suggests Education Advancements For Blind Or Visually Impaired Students

Prefacing the report, NCBI expresses that a recent AHEAD report indicates that only 282 visually impaired students were registered with disability support services in colleges in 2020/2021, while only 24 percent of visually impaired people in Ireland have jobs or are employed.

Education Column/ September,22 2022
ResearchAndMarkets.com: Global Medical Education Market to Boost by $173.36 Bn During 2022-2026

The report provides an up-to-date analysis of the existing global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the across-the-board market environment. The market is propelled by an increase in the number of online medical education programmes, the origin of visual technologies in medical education, and the advancement in organic growth.

Education Column/ September,20 2022
UNICEF & Microsoft Join Hands To Boost Global Digitized Education

The United Nations hosted the Transforming Education Summit this weekend, which included a presentation from UNICEF and Microsoft about their collaborative project Learning Passport and how it extends digitized education into new corners of the world, vowing a digital future for every child.

Education Column/ September,15 2022
Youtube Launched New Features For All Educational Content

YouTube is introducing Player for Education and Courses. The feature will let video creators offer online classes for a fee or free of cost.

Education Column/ September,13 2022
India Issues Advisory Framing Risks for Students Preparing to Study Medicine in China

The Indian Embassy in Beijing issued a comprehensive advisory against this backdrop for students from India wanting to study medicine in China. The advisory has the results of the studies, which summarized tribulations faced by Indian students in China and the strict criteria they confront to qualify for pursuing and practicing medicine in India.

Education Column/ September,09 2022
Union Cabinet Approves MoU Between India & UAE for Education Sector.

Union Cabinet approved an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) signed between the Ministries of Education in India and UAE on cooperation in the education sector. The statement said that this MoU would recharge educational cooperation and expand academic mobility between India and UAE, besides facilitating the exchange of information in order to encourage mutual recognition of these qualifications.

Education Column/ September,07 2022
RedSeer Forecasts Projects 1.8 Million Indian Students Abroad by 2024

A 2021 analysis by RedSeer Strategy Consultants tracks the rapid growth in Indian outbound via 2019, at which point nearly 800,000 students were studying abroad. That whole is projected to more than double again by 2024 to reach up to 1.8 million outbound students, with total spending prediction at between US$75-US$85 billion by that point (a spending overlook that reflects expected inflation in tuition fees as well as living expenditures).

Education Column/ September,02 2022
UNHCR Launched Photo Exhibition On Refugees In Higher Education

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched the photo exhibition- Becoming Who We Are. The event tells the optimistic stories of refugee students and graduates who have pursued higher education in Malawi, Chad, Egypt, and Zambia. In three decades and with the help of authorities, donors, and education stakeholders – the programme has supported over 22,500 refugee youth from more than 50 countries to access higher education.

Education Column/ August,24 2022
Uttar Pradesh Govt Plans To Build India's 1st Education Township

The Uttar Pradesh government has planned to build an education township in the state. The government stated that the move would offer high-quality education to the youth and provide them with various professional skills on a single platform. Besides, it will offer accommodation and several other facilities to the students and teachers.

Education Column/ August,22 2022
UGC: No Entrance Tests For Foreign Students & 25% Additional Seats

Education Ministry and the University Grants Commission (UGC) are not taking initiatives for the admission of international students only but also in the field of FRRO- Foreigners Regional Registration Office and visas comprehensive facilities are being made accessible to such students. Twenty-five percent of additional seats are being created for international students in educational institutions.

Education Column/ August,19 2022
Scholarships for Indian Students at University of Birmingham Dubai: Check Eligibility to Apply

The University of Birmingham Dubai has declared scholarships for Indian students- domiciled or those living in India. Interested students can apply for the scholarship by visiting the official website- birmingham.ac.uk/dubai.

Education Column/ August,18 2022
QS World University Rankings 2023: List of Top Global & Indian Universities

The QS World University Rankings 2023 released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds include the list of around 1,500 top institutions from across the globe...

Education Column/ August,12 2022
UGC To Combine NEET, JEE into CUET: Only One Exam In Future

UGC is working on a proposal to combine the engineering and medical entrances into CUET-UG. M Jagadesh, UGC Chairman, spoke that as per the proposal, instead of appearing for the four subjects- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology- in three entrance exams, students can take the exam once and be eligible for and explore diverse fields of study.

Education Column/ August,05 2022
Education Transformation Via NEP 2020

Ashwath Narayan commented that knowledge, skill, and value-based education are the key to success in the 21st century. NEP 2020 visualizes a comprehensive overhaul and re-energizing of the higher education system. The minister said NEP 2020 is going to bring a positive change in the horizon of education in India.

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