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Students willing to study in US should start process year prior

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Students willing to study in US should start process year prior

The United States offers a wealth of higher-education opportunities. There are over 4,500 accredited colleges and universities in the US. At present, according to Open Doors report, over 1,86,000 Indian students are studying in the US and it is the highest ever. Though the student visa issuance is lower this time, it changes every year….

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Indian parents spend an average $18,909 for child’s education: HSBC

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Indian parents spend an average $18,909 for child’s education: HSBC

Indian parents on an average spend $8,552 on elementary education, $4,264 on secondary education and $6,093 on university undergraduate education, says the HSBC report In India, parents fund their children education from day to day income, general savings, education investments or a combination of such factors. File photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Indian parents spend an average…

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Survey finds 77% of parents would consider study abroad for children

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Survey finds 77% of parents would consider study abroad for children

More than three quarters of parents who took part in a worldwide survey carried out by UK-based financial services company HSBC would consider sending their children abroad for university. Of the 5,550 parents surveyed across 16 countries, 77% said they would consider having their children study abroad at either undergraduate or postgraduate level to help them stand…

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Budget 2018 for Education

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Budget 2018 for Education

Education this year continues to  to be an area of focus with of lot of importance to higher education and professional education. Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education (RISE) by 2022’ being  the core objective certain announcements were made: Budget allocation to education sector was Rs85,010 crore for the year starting 1 April. This is…

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Expectation from the budget on education sector

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Expectation from the budget on education sector

Education is the backbone for a growing economy.  Education for all was the motto behind Sarvashiksha Abhiyan. Based on this fact, last year as per Finance Ministry website,  Rs. 79686 crores was allocated to this sector. According to World Bank Economic Forum Report, India lags in the WEF inclusiveness index amongst even the South Asian…

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42% of parents would consider study abroad for children, says HSBC report

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42% of parents would consider study abroad for children, says HSBC report

Nearly half of parents who took part in a worldwide survey carried out by multinational banking services company HSBC would consider sending their children abroad for university. However while the US topped the poll as the most favoured destination, the UK has dropped down to third place for the first time. 42% of parents said they would…

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Careers in Materials Science and Engineering

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Careers in Materials Science and Engineering

For young people approaching the end of their school studies, the options for what to do next may seem a bit bewildering. All of a sudden they are faced with dozens of well-meaning people providing advice and the benefit of their wisdom. At the same time, they are finding about careers and university courses that…

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FLIGHTS AND IMMIGRATION

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In general, students flying to North America are allowed to carry two bags of 23 kgs each. Some airlines allow students to carry an extra bag of 23 kgs making the total allowance 69 kgs. Do keep in mind that your checked-in bag for most airlines cannot exceed 157 cms (the total bag dimensions). Choose your airline wisely as North American carriers…

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