Ten states have so far come out in favour of enabling foreign higher education institutions to operate in the country. Meanwhile, the British Council has urged UK providers not to wait for new legislation to pass to collaborate with Indian institutions.
A consortium of public and private training providers has been formed in Queensland, Australia to support the mass upskilling of India’s youth population, and will train 1,200 students in Kerala in the first six months.
Foreign students could soon be able to study at Indian Institutes of Technology, due to a new proposal from the Human Resource Development Ministry partly aimed at raising the country’s standing in global academic league tables.
Russia and India have agreed to establish a joint working group on education that will focus on building cooperation in VET, increasing bilateral student mobility, and to work towards mutual degree recognition, following Modi’s visit to Moscow last year.
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A new partnership has been announced between the British Council and Tata Consultancy Services, a global IT and business solutions company, which will see 1,000 British graduates carry out internships in India.