IIT To Hold Entrance Exams in Kathmandu From 2017

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IIT To Hold Entrance Exams

In the recent event of revolutionising and globalising education sector, Honourable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee stated that Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) would now on conduct entrance examination in Kathmandu, Nepal also.


Aspirants who are willing to pursue a career in technology will be able to write exams from their venue itself dated from early 2017. The following exams will be conducted for graduation and post-graduation courses. The announcement was made during a seminar held in Nepal titled as “Nepal and India: Exploring New Vistas” organised by India Foundation along with Neeti Anusandhan Prathisthan Nepal.

The President is on a three-day visit to the country, where he emphasised on building healthier relationship between both the nations on the basis of academics and trade of students. Though a fresh initiative but holds a long aged tradition of student exchange within institutes. It would further boost up the human resource development sector in Nepal, of which India is procuring merrily.

According to the reports from PTI Pranab Mukherjee reportedly stated as India is happy to help Nepal with its human resource development. Our commitment is reflected in the grant of around 3,000 scholarships to Nepalese students every year, providing opportunities to study in Nepal and in India. We offer more than 250 scholarships annually for Government and non-Government employees of Nepal for training in technical institutes in India.

The respective examination uphold best of students willing to work in the various aspects of water resource as it will help in suuporting the building of hydel power as well as water resuorce management in the nation by hundreds of youths. Moreover, the accelerated development taking place in the nation would boost aspirants to pursue graduation and post-graduation courses in the similar field.

Next year in early 2017, IIT Roorkee has taken the charges to conduct the entrance exam where apart from water resource technology, other major technical segments will be offered such as metallurgy, mechanical, IT and so on. Mr Mukherjee also discussed regarding the entrepreneurship, mid-level  management skills in which health, education, employment, technology, etc was included hence trying to liberalize it.

The age-old friendly relation between both the nations will help solve major hurdles through continued consultations, goodwill, mutual understanding, open-end conversations, etc. Satying focused would be the rpime objective, if India and Nepal, both have to grow ahead in a fast pace.

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