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5th August, 2023 International Relations

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  • Recently, the Education Ministry launched the Study in India (SII) portal.

Study in India (SII) Portal


  • Study in India Portal is a dedicated website that will provide comprehensive information about Indian Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).


  • To promote Indian education to foreign students and re-establish India as a global hub of education.


  • The launch of this portal is aimed at making India a hub of global education by welcoming students from diverse backgrounds.


  • The Portal will provide comprehensive information about Indian Higher Education Institutions.
  • The Portal will present information about academic facilities, research support, and related information.
  • It will also provide an integrated one-stop solution for the student registration and visa application processes.


  • The Study in India (SII) Portal will illustrate academic programs covering but not limited to undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG), and doctoral-level programs as well as courses in Indian Knowledge systems like Yoga, Ayurveda, classical arts, etc.


  • The integrated approach of the portal, which enables user-friendly application processes for international students, from registration to visa approval.
  • This simplifies their entire journey, facilitating the choice of desired courses and receiving offers from relevant institutions.
  • From an Indian perspective, there is no doubt that the presence of international students will be to the benefit of domestic students. It will connect the students more closely to the globalizing world and prepare them better for the global workplace. Having students from other countries study with you creates a better understanding of their cultures, habits, traditions, and even thinking.


  • It is a one-stop platform that will simplify international students' academic journey in India.
  • It will also help us establish a strong international footprint for India in the education sphere.


Q. Consider the following pairs:

1.SUPACE Portal                          Supreme Court

2.SATYABHAMA Portal             Union Minister for Coal & Mines

3.PENCIL Portal                        Ministry of Education

4.Vidya Lakshmi                        Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

How many of the above-mentioned pairs are correctly matched?

A) Only 1

B) Only 2

C) Only 3

D) All

Answer: B) Only 2