26th November 2019, Roorkee: On 26th November 2019, at Palace Grounds, Bengaluru, IIT Roorkee was facilitated with the Study in India High Performer Partner Institute Award at Global Exhibition on Services 2019 based on the number of international students allocated to the institute.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MOCI), Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and CII are
organizing the 5th edition of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES 2019) from 26th to 28th
The main objective of GLOBAL EXHIBITION ON SERVICES (GES) is to promote greater exchange
Of trade in services between India and the rest of the World. Global Exhibition on Services will
focus on 12 Champion Sector wherein “Education Pavilion” is one of the focused sectors.
‘Study in India’ nominated IIT Roorkee for the Felicitation during GES 2019. The ‘Study in India’
programme’s primary objective is to target foreign students by branding India as an attractive
education destination. As per the existing Government framework, provision of 10-15%
supernumerary seats for foreign students are there. The award was given by Mr. Piyush Goyal,
Minister of Railways and Commerce and was received by Associate Dean of International
Relations – Prof. P. Arumugam.
“It is an honor to receive this felicitation on behalf of the institute. We are very proud to be
contributing to the Study in India programme due to which foreign students are not only
learning about our Indian culture but also contributing in many ways to the science and
innovation sector.IITR having a long tradition of training International students and that is
augmented by the Study in India program.” said Prof. P. Arumugam, Associate Dean of
About IIT Roorkee
IIT Roorkee is an institute of national importance imparting higher education in engineering, sciences, management, architecture and planning, and humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. In the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2019, the institute has been ranked 3rd among the IITs, while on the citations criterion it has been ranked 1st among all the Institutes in India.