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

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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 for HRD Satya Pal Singh in response to a written question in Rajya Sabha.

"The (UGC) and the All Council for Technical (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 increase 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 Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 18:30 IST
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