Indian Students Who Left Russia Will Be Offered Admission In Russian Universities

Indian students who had to leave studies midway as they fled the Russia-Ukraine conflict will be offered admission in Russian universities without them losing out on their previous academic years, Roman Babushkin, Deputy Chief of Mission of Russian Embassy in New Delhi, said here on Sunday. Babushkin said the students would be admitted to Russian universities where they can continue with their respective courses from where they were left off without losing out on the previous years of study. The statement came in response to queries by reporters on the…

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Reports Of Indian Students Held Hostage In Ukraine Are False: MEA

Amid the Ukraine crisis, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday denied the media reports of Indian students being held hostage in Ukraine.  Arindam Bagchi, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs in a statement said, “Our Embassy in Ukraine is in continuous touch with Indian nationals in Ukraine. We note that with the cooperation of the Ukrainian authorities, many students have left Kharkiv yesterday.” Allegedly, Russia said Ukrainian security forces have taken Indian students hostage to use them as human shields to restrict them from leaving. “We have not received…

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Foreigners Get Admission To PhD If Seats Left Vacant After Being Offered To Indian Students: JNU

The Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday said foreign students get admission to PhD courses only if seats are left vacant after being offered to Indian candidates who have appeared for the varsity’s entrance exam. The statement comes days after three students from Afghanistan had written to the JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar urging him to ease the process for Afghan students to get admission to PhD courses in the wake of the “deteriorating” situation in their country. Every year, the university conducts entrance examinations for admission into various academic programmes…

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India Will Follow Up With China On Indian Students’ Return To Complete Studies: Minister

India has taken up with Chinese authorities the issue of Indian students not being able to return to China, according to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who also said the authorities have repeatedly conveyed that foreign students should be advised that their studies are likely to continue through online means even for the next semester. In a letter to Rajya Sabha member M V Shreyams Kumar, Jaishankar also said the ministry and the Embassy in Beijing have taken up the issue of return of Indian students with the concerned Chinese…

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