IIT entrance exam held outside India for first time

April 14th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin  


Dubai, April 14 (IANS) Dubai has become the first venue outside India where the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) held their joint entrance examination this year. “Dubai is the first venue outside India to hold the IIT joint entrance examination,” an official at the Indian consulate here told IANS.

“A total of 182 students appeared for the test which was held at the Indian High School here Sunday,” he said.

The Gulf is home to around 5.5 million expatriate Indians and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)-affiliated schools are spread across the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

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