Higher Education in Russia: More Prospects and Scholarships for Indian Students

Definite possibilities of better prospects, including Governmental scholarships, for Indian students seeking admission to higher education in Russian universities and educational institutions emerged at a Seminar held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi on February 22, 2017.

The deliberations of the Seminar “Higher Education in Russia: Perspectives for Indian Students. How to Get Russian Governmental Scholarship” received good response from the Indian students who attended the event in large numbers.

The participants of the programme received detailed information on the system of higher education in Russia, which mainly focussed on the conditions of admission to the Russian educational institutions during the 2017-2018 academic year at the expense of the Federal Budget allocations in accordance with the quota allotted for India by the Government of the Russian Federation.

The admission-seekers also got to know about free education in higher educational institutions as well as on the procedure for registration on the official website RUSSIA.STUDY for the selection of foreign nationals to study in the Russian Federation, and other necessary requirements for applicants.

With the aid of video and multi-media presentations, Mr Mohammad Akil, Representative of International Federation of Indo-Russian Youth Clubs and BRICS International Forum, described in details the top-quality-free-of-cost education system in medicine, engineering, linguistics, tourism, literature, history, etc. comfortable and friendly campuses and highly demanded diplomas.

Proper guidance and briefing were provided by Ms Elena Barman, Head of RusEducation of the RCSC, and Mr Arseny Starkov, Chief Consultant (Information & Culture), RCSC.

The programme aroused great interest on the part of Indian students. The number of calls to the hotline representative office of ROSSOTRUDNICHESTVO in New Delhi on education in Russia has increased many-fold, which testified to the excellent response. Of late, more and more young Indian students are willing to be trained in Russian universities. Although the issue of mutual recognition of diplomas is still relevant for our countries, yet India has traditionally regarded with higher ratings native specialists with Russian diplomats, particularly in humanities, medicine, engineering and technical professions.