New Zealand Centre to be established in IIT Delhi - Global Education Times (GET News)

New Zealand Centre to be established in IIT Delhi

Education New Zealand (ENZ) has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT Delhi) to establish a New Zealand Centre.

The New Zealand Centre is envisioned by ENZ to become a point of collaborative academic activity with IIT Delhi for eight NZ universities in India.

The New Zealand universities participating in the establishment of the New Zealand Centre in IIT Delhi include AUT University, University of Auckland, Massey University, University of Waikato, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Otago, University of Canterbury and Lincoln University.

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IIT Delhi wants student loans repayment linked to income threshold - Global Education Times (GET News)

IIT Delhi wants student loans repayment linked to income threshold

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi has urged the government of India to emulate Australia-style repayment scheme for student loans.

Australia’s Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) lends students the money to cover their tuition fees, much like a standard loan, but it is the repayment model that differs most.

Repayment of the loan only begins when earnings rise above a fixed threshold making it different from a traditional loan in which the debtor has a fixed repayment regardless of income.

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IIT Delhi eyes 500 more foreign students by 2024 - Global Education Times (GET News)

IIT Delhi eyes 500 more foreign students by 2024

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT Delhi) is targeting to entice some 500 students by 2024 as a fruit of an organised summit for diplomats from various countries.

“Our target is to have at least 10 per cent foreign students in our PhD programmes and make them work on technology platforms that can serve global needs,” IIT Delhi Director Ramgopal Rao said during his address at the summit.

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