US College Board to ease admission process for Indian universities
Providing a common platform to the private Indian Universities and the students, the College Board of the USA, that conducts SAT, has announced the launch of India Global Higher Education Alliance. Through this, they will administer the common entrance examination for various courses for the universities they have associated with. This will ease otherwise lengthy application process organise and will enable Indian students to appear for just one exam instead of taking separate entrance tests for each varsity.
Linda Liu, Vice President, International, College Board said, “While the College Board has delivered the SAT and Advanced Placement in India for decades, the time is right for us to work closely with innovating universities in India to provide more access to underserved populations, rethink admissions in an Indian context, and ensure India’s leading universities continue to shine on the world stage.”
The founding member universities include Ashoka University, Azim Premji University, Manav Rachna University, Ahmedabad University, BML Munjal University, SRM Institute of Science and Technology and Manipal University.