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UGC chair reveals committee to review Indian entrance exam irregularities

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The test is used to determine the eligibility of candidates for junior research fellowship, assistant professors and PhDs in Indian universities and was supposed to take place on June 18.

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Hong Kong eyes India to diversify recruitment

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With the aim of diversifying their undergraduate student cohorts, Hong Kong universities are set to use a sizeable grant to turn to India as the main destination from which to recruit students. No specific date has yet been set, The PIE understands.

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Indian unis plan for African branch campuses

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A number of the Asian giant’s universities including the prestigious state-owned Indian Institutes of Technology were keen to set up campuses on the continent as soon as the government publishes enabling regulations in April.

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India rejects online learning from foreign institutions – qualification recognition

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The University Grants Commission released draft regulations for the recognition of foreign degrees as top universities plan to establish branch campuses in India for the first time. Online degrees from foreign institutions will not be recognised in India under proposed guidelines from the country’s higher education regulator.

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Zimbabwe deregisters seven universities in India and Northern Cyprus

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Some Middle Eastern countries do not recognise higher education certificates issued by universities in the region and Nigerian authorities have warned of “unscrupulous” agents and human trafficking in Northern Cyprus. The post Zimbabwe deregisters seven universities in India and Northern Cyprus appeared first on The PIE News.

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Universities can set up in India but regulations pose challenge

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In the UK, Indian students overtook Chinese as the biggest group of foreign students granted study visas in 2023. Indians drove growth in international student numbers in the US in 2022/23, with new data showing a 35% increase year-on-year.

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More financial assistance sought in Indian budget

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Strengthening partnerships with global universities could further open doors for Indian students in accessing academic and work opportunities, she added. UGC saw a 50% cut in the latest interim budget, falling from Rs5.3m last year to Rs2.5m in the 2024/25 financial year.