Indian Institutes in Abroad

                   Manipal University, Dubai Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Dubai Amity University, Dubai Bharathiar University, Dubai Calicut University, Dubai National Law School Of India, Dubai Pune University, Dubai VIT University, Dubai Indian Institute Of Management, Dubai Institute of International Law, Dubai Institute of Management Technology, Dubai National Institute of Fashion Technology, Dubai SP jain Centre of Management, Dubai, Singapore & Sydney Indian Institute of Management, USA Indian Institute of Aircraft Engineering, USA Indo-German Science Centre for Infectious Diseases(IG-SCID), Germany Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Indo-Japanese Collaboration DPS International School, Singapore Amity University, New York & San Fransisco

The Planning Commission is in favour of formulating guidelines to allow Indian universities and government-run institutions to run business abroad to fund higher education for the poor back home and to expand the educational infrastructure in the country. So far, only private educational institutions were free to explore education opportunities abroad. Private institutions like Symbiosis and BITS, Pilani, have already opened campuses abroad. Only in May this year, Pune University became the first government-run institution to open its campus abroad, in UAE, after considerable legal and bureaucratic hurdles. The move will pave the way for Indian universities raising funds from abroad, improving their international ranking and getting international exposure for its teaching faculty. The resources generated through offshore campuses could be used to fund up gradation of higher education infrastructure and its expansion in the country. National Knowledge Commission has also recommended that reputed Indian universities (for instance Madras University or Mumbai University) should be allowed to go foreign to expose its students to international teaching methods. Expansion plans aim to offer students a chance to broaden their horizons and give them an edge in the competitive jobs market.

which has often been criticised for its emphasis on rote-learning of facts for exams but little else. It could also change India's own approach to education. .is catching on. The importance of extra-curricular activities -.long an established part of life in Western universities but not widespread in India -.   The moves come not just as part of a wider worldwide trend for "borderless" education but as the government in New Delhi looks to improve education standards to maintain India's economic growth in the years ahead.