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More Indians graduate in maths, science than in US, Japan

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India’s infrastructure on education may have a long way to go to reach global standards, but when it comes to the sheer number of students graduating in maths and science, the country outperforms the US, Europe and Japan, says a new study.

India, in fact, ranks 17th based on this parameter, against 48 for the US, 33 for Japan and 38 for China, says the study by Ernst and Young, conducted jointly with the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham).

Germany, according to the study, ranks first, followed by Singapore and France.

“The number of science and engineering graduates is an important consideration. There are 690,000 students of science and maths graduating every year — much higher than China, Japan, the US and Europe,” said D S Rawat, secretary general of Assocham.

“In China, the number of such graduates each year is 530,000, against 350,000 in Japan, 420,000 in the US and 470,000 in the EU,” added Rawat. Read More >>

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Sibal in US trip to lure universities

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Kapil Sibal will shuttle up and down the US east coast over the coming week in an unparalleled lobbying exercise to lure top American universities to India.

The human resource development minister is meeting government officials, industry representatives and the heads of at least seven top universities that he hopes to attract in a first-of-its kind effort by an Indian education minister.

Sibal’s focus will be on convincing top east coast universities to choose India as a destination — to set up campuses and to enhance collaboration with universities here — The Telegraph has learnt.

The visit is significant because India is in the process of legislating to allow — and regulate — the entry of foreign universities.  Read More >>

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Is an education in the USA for you?

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Study in the United States is a serious and expensive undertaking. To decide if it is the best option for you, consider carefully how it will fit into your long-term educational and professional plans. The Indian Student asked NAFSA, the Association of International Educators and the leading association for international education in the USA, for advice on studying in the states.

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