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‘Study in India’ fair kicks off in Dhaka

  • Published at 07:30 PM July 21, 2017
  • Last updated at 09:51 PM July 21, 2017
‘Study in India’ fair kicks off in Dhaka
Spot registration for admission to various Indian schools and universities are on offer at the ‘Study in India’ fair that began at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka on July 21, 2017Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Over 30 universities, colleges and residential schools from various regions of India gathered together at the fair

The ‘Study in India’ fair, aimed at providing easy access for Bangladeshi students to prominent Indian universities and boarding Schools, kicked off in Dhaka on Friday.

When inaugurating the event, organised by the Indian High Commission in Dhaka at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla said: “The opportunity to go to study in India has opened a large door for Bangladeshi students to further improve their talent. It would be an excellent opportunity for Bangladeshi parents to provide a world class education to their wards at affordable costs in a comfortable and safe environment.”

Over 30 universities, colleges and residential schools from various regions of India gathered together at the fair, to allow students and parents of students aspiring to study in India the chance to speak to them directly.

Information on course fees, admission systems and course requirements are all available at the fair, while spot registration for admission to courses in Engineering, Medicine, Paramedicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, IT, MBA, BBA, Hotel Management, Journalism, Architecture and many more subjects in various Indian institutions are also on offer.

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the 'Study in India' meet, held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Friday, July 21, 2017 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the ‘Study in India’ fair, held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Friday, July 21, 2017 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

“Participating schools will be offering the International Curricula that are the Cambridge International Examination (CIE) and International Baccalaureate (IB), along with the Indian Curricula which are the ISCE and CBSE. School Heads will be interacting and counseling Parents looking for their child’s admission to good boarding schools in India, and will offer admission from Standard II to XII with a choice between Girls Schools and Co-ed Schools,” High Commissioner Shringla added.

Providing words of advice for students attending the fair, Sanjeev Bolia, founder and MD of India-based education fair and convention organiser Afairs Exhibitions and Media Pvt Ltd, said: “Make an informed decision about your career and pursue a course only if you feel you have a knack for it and interest in it. Moreover, it must have the job prospects.”

Afairs Exhibitions and Media Pvt Ltd, in collaboration with the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, provides premier education consultancy in Bangladesh.

Some of the prominent Indian universities and colleges participating in the fair are Sharda University, Amity University, SRM University, Acharya Institute, Manav Rachna University, Alliance University, Lovely Professional University, Mody University, Apeejay Stya University, and the AIMS Institutes.

The fair will conclude on Saturday, running from 10am to 5pm.

Earlier, a similar fair was held at the Hotel Agrabad in Chittagong from July 18-19.

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