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No proposal from foreign varsities for setting up campuses in India: HRD


PTI Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 18:08 IST India

The government has not received any proposal from foreign universities for setting up their campuses in India, the Parliament was informed today.

The information was shared by Minister of State for HRD Satya Pal Singh in response to a written question in Rajya Sabha.

"The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have informed that they have not received any proposal from foreign universities for setting up campuses in India," Singh said.

"However, UGC and AICTE have issued guidelines on collaboration between Indian and foreign universities with a view to increasing synergy between Indian and foreign academic institutions, to offer students additional choices and to improve curriculum and the delivery of knowledge and educational content," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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