Published : Thursday, 03 July, 2014 11:35 AM
The ICFAI Group has been recognized as a “Great Place to Study in India” on 24th June, 2014 at the House of Commons, London, United Kingdom. The award has been presented by Mr. Bob Blackman, Member of Parliament, UK to ICFAI Group represented by Mr Sudhakar Rao, Director, Branding. Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium constituted these awards which in its communication said “With true sense, your institute is a great place to study not only for Indian students but also for global students. Your vision and excellence practice have allowed us to count you as face of Indian higher education”.
While receiving the award Mr Sudhakar Rao said “On behalf of the ICFAI University, I am deeply honored to receive the prestigious award especially presented at the House of Commons. This award will no doubt increase our commitment towards quality education benchmarks and is a befitting reward to the several innovative steps the University has taken to achieve quality higher education. The University offers a balance between academic, co-curricular, extra curricular and social activities to help the students become well-rounded persons with concern for the society”.
“SkillTree Great Place to Study is an international academic auditing and research wing that studies, recognizes and creates great institutions of international standard. It is a bi-annual recognition and India’s only international award and felicitation platform. It has a thorough scrutinizing process of rigorous research and auditing, & a dedicated jury that goes about its task scrupulously. To ensure that the credibility of the process is not compromised, there are also in place high-end transparent benchmarks for the selection of institutions. The objective is to highlight institutions that offer excellent world class education. This was our first certification ceremony,” elaborates Mr. Shekhar A. Bhattacharjee, Founder, SkillTree Knowledge Consortium, on the aims and aspirations of ‘SkillTree Great Place to Study’.
The high-profile gathering saw senior representatives from over 20 of India’s most prominent colleges and universities interacted with esteemed UK Public personalities, business leaders and academicians from education sector.
About the event: To showcase India’s prowess as a global-leader in education attainment as well as to demonstrate the country’s vast potential as a hub of learning and development. SkillTree Knowledge consortium, India’s first syndicate of private universities and institutions in the country, has launched this unique initiative. The event was organized in association with the international communications and brand consultancy “Sterling Media” and is powered by “Lavasa Corporation Limited”, a subsidiary of HCC (Hindustan Construction Company).
ICFAI Group has established 11 Universities across India at Hyderabad (ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, which is a Deemed University) Tripura, Dehradun, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Jaipur, Himachal Pradesh (Baddi) and Raipur.
The ICFAI Universities offer various Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs in Management, Science and Technology, Law, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Information Technology and other areas.
ICFAI Business School (IBS):
Additional 9 ICFAI Business Schools (IBS) are also set up for the last 17 years offering high-end business management program at PG level.
ICFAI Flexible Learning:
Furthermore the Group can boast of a large Distance Learning Program which has at any point in time over a Lakh of students in the system.