With all the new trends changing across the world, preference of students was also shifting towards several new specialized courses in fine arts, science, health, hospitality and bio-informatics of late, Association of Accredited Advisers on Overseas Education (AAAOE).
The sponsor of AAAOE Dr. C.B Paul Chellakumar said “Apart from the regular choice of courses in computer sciences, engineering and management, Indian students are increasingly opting for courses like banking and finance, architecture, fashion design and pilot training in foreign universities”.
He included saying, The association is organizing its 9th International Education Fair in the city on 31st January, in which about 20 universities from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and China are expected to participate. Participating universities will have on offer several UG and PG programmes in various fields such as IT, management, biotechnology, engineering, medicine and fine arts.
He also said “The Consortium of Community Colleges from USA representing Colleges of Florida, Delaware, Washington, California, Pennsylvania and Illinois will be present at the fair, while representatives from top UK universities such as Cardiff and Strathclyde will counsel and help engineering and management aspirants”.
AAAOE, which has many senior members, would assist the students and their parents to choose the country of their study and offers 10 scholarships of Rs 1 Lakh each for those who gain admission during the fair on first basis in every city.
Of the nearly 2 lakh students going abroad for studies, 50% were opting for USA, which has nearly 4000 universities, said Dr.Chellakumar.