Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla has inaugurated the 5th Indian Education Fair 2018 in Dhaka ,Bangladesh . On Wednesday while inaugurating the 5th edition of Indian Education Fair 2018 , He has said , the relationship between Bangladesh and India is passing their golden era.
South East Asia (SAPE) Events and Media Private Limited oraganised the two day long education fair. SAPE also hosts such education fairs in Sri lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Shringla said: “The relationship at the political levels between the two countries are excellent while people to people contact are also the same.
He said: “Both Bangladesh and India lack skilled resources at the national level, so this kind of program will contribute to produce potential human resources.
Founder of SAPE Sanjoy Thapa said; “The fair will help in apprising Bangladeshi youth about the opportunities available in India, as well as Indian universities and education institutions will have an idea, about opportunities available in Bangladesh.
A delegation of around 50 educational institutions and universities from India are participating in the fair.
Some of the participating institutions are National Institute of Technology, Gujarat Technological University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological, Jadhavpur University, Burdwan University, Rabindra Bharati, Visva Bharati and Shantineketan .
India is an important destination for higher education; it has more than 800 Universities and 38,000 colleges; is the second largest English speaking country in the world; and offers world class higher education with modern facilities. Studying in India has several advantages including common culture, closer to home, common language, common food habits, best connectivity, affordability, to name a few. An approximation of educational outreach in India is: total universities– 800; engineering colleges– 5672; international schools– 687; diploma seats for technical studies – 1.2 million; undergraduate seats for technical studies-1.7 million; post-graduate seats for technical studies- 0.5 million.
‘Study in India’ is a new scheme initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Under this scheme, the Government of India is offering 19000 seats in the top 100 Universities of India [including National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for 2500 courses]. There are about 9500+ fee waivers / scholarships under this scheme.
The fair will remain open from 10am and 6pm till July 19.