INDIA: Institutes woo students in west Asia
The quota is over and above the sanctioned student intake for each institution. Students admitted through the foreign quota end up paying fees that are two to five times more than the fee paid by regular Indian students. Also, the fees foreign nationals pay come in vital foreign exchange.
For example, the prestigious College of Engineering, Pune, will charge US$5,000 per annum fee to a foreign student. The college, which became an autonomous institution in 2003-04, has been exploring various ways of shoring up its revenue.
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