New Delhi, Aug 10 : In a bid to enhance
educational ties and to attract Indian students, Japan will soon be
organising a special education fair in Delhi and Bangalore.
education fair, which is part of the Indian and Japanese government's
programme of building people-to-people ties, will be held in Delhi Aug
30, and in Bangalore Sep 1.
A total of 11 key universities from Japan will attend the exhibition.
the Japan-India Annual Summit Meeting held Dec 28, 2011, prime
ministers of the two countries expressed their resolve to continue
efforts to facilitate people-to-people exchanges between Japan and
India," a statement from the Japanese embassy said.
Education Fair will be organised Aug 30 from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. at
Delhi Public School (DPS) R.K. Puram and Sep 1 from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00
p.m., at Vivanta by Taj, M.G. Road, Bangalore," the statement said.
universities from Japan, which will be present in the fair, are
Doshisha University, Kyushu University, Meiji University, Nagoya
University, Osaka University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University,
Ritsumeikan University, The University of Tokyo, Tohoku University,
University of Tsukuba, and Waseda University.
registration is required for the Delhi fair, students in Bangalore can
register at http://www.uni.international.mext.go.jp.
its huge pool of young population, has become one of the most sought
after destinations for foreign universities with large number of
students opting to go abroad for studies.
Though the US, Britain
and Australia remain the most popular destinations, more and more
students are also looking for an alternative in other Asian and European
According to rough estimates, more than 2.6 lakh
Indian students are currently studying abroad, while more than one lakh
students are pursuing higher studies in the US, followed by the UK and