Education ministry mulling increasing number of international students
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Ministry of Education is deliberating on measures to increase the number of international students coming to India for higher studies, officials said on Saturday.
In a review meeting of the ministry's Study in India Programme with partner institutions Friday, Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare said the criteria for this programme will soon be revised so that more institutions that have the necessary infrastructure and academic quality can join.
"No distinction will be made between private and public institutions in matters of supporting internationalisation," he said at the meeting. Study in India is a programme of the government that aims to attract international students to higher education institutions in India. Select 117 institutions are partners under the programme that was launched in 2018.