A seminar on Higher Education in Russia “Perspectives for Indian Students: How to Get Russian Governmental Scholarships” was organised at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi on March 7, 2018.
Lot of Indian students, accompanied by their parents, attended the seminar. At the seminar, Ms. Ludmila Filippova, Chief Coordinator (Culture & Information), RCSC, and Mr. Vasily Shagap, Chief Coordinator (Culture & Information), RCSC, with the help of multi-media presentation, explained to the large gathering various facets of procedure for obtaining admission to graduate and post-graduate courses in different faculties of various Russian universities, and getting Russian governmental scholarship.
The emphatic focal point involving the seminar remained that Russia provided great opportunities with one of the best educational systems in the world. There are more than 500 universities in over 80 cities, more than 659 different specialities; Russian degree recognised all over the world, 6-7 times lower tuition fees than in Europe, and more than 15,000 scholarships. Higher education in Russia is divided into three levels – four-year bachelor’s degree, two-year master’s degree and post-graduate degree. The courses offered in Russia are mathematical and natural sciences, Engineering and technical sciences, public health service and medical sciences, agriculture and agricultural sciences, social sciences, education, pedagogical, human sciences and many more.
One can study for a bachelor’s, specialist or master’s degree, a doctorate, professional training or career advancement, and also learn Russian. Special mention was made on National Research University “MPEI” (Moscow Power Engineering Institute), Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Labochevsky University, Russian State Hydro-meteorological University, National Research Nuclear University and Ural Federal University.