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How is the TOEFL Score Calculated

Why is TOEFL Score Important? The TOEFL exam is one of the most highly preferred English assessment exams used to determine the English language ability of the test-taker. If you are a study abroad aspirant looking to study undergraduate and postgraduate programs in foreign universities, then the exam is supremely important for you. Mainly because the TOEFL score is accepted by more than... Read more


K.C Mahindra Scholarships for Postgraduate Abroad Studies

The K.C Mahindra Education Trust was started by the late Mr K.C Mahindra in the year 1953. The trust was started with the “vision to transform the lives of people in India through education by providing financial assistance and recognition to them across all age groups and income strata”. Established to promote education among Indian nationals in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities,... Read more


SBI Fixed Interest Rate Abroad Education Loan

“I am sorry. The rate of interest has been increased, so you have to pay a higher EMI”, the disinterested branch manager of the NBFC told a student who had taken an education loan in Fall 2017.  This was the third time in the last two years that the NBFCs had increased the rate of interest on education loans, totaling up to a hike of 3% (12% became 15% in a matter of 2 years). The above is a... Read more


Will Coronavirus Increase the Enrollment of Indian Students in the US to Compensate for the Fall in the Number of Chinese Counterparts?

Coronavirus has been the biggest disruption globally since it was declared as a global health emergency by WHO on 30th January 2020. Soon after, many countries imposed a travel ban on travellers from Mainland China. Such epidemics leave global economies struggling for months to come. One of the big effects of this outbreak is on the international student body, which is the driving force in many... Read more


UK Scholarships for Indian Students

What is the Importance of Scholarships to Study in the UK for Indian Students? The standard of education in the UK has always been top-notch. So it is no coincidence that 11 UK universities feature in the top 100 universities, according to the World University Rankings 2020. The rich culture, quality education, and strong research infrastructure of the universities are just some of the... Read more


Canada Scholarships for Indian Students

Indian students are a big part of Canada’s education sector. In 2018, they grew by 40%! In 2018 alone, the number of Indian students studying in Canada reached the 172,600 benchmarks, making India the leading sender of students to Canada, even ahead of China.  Given the massive popularity of the country, it stands to reason that there is a corresponding rise in scholarships for Indian students... Read more


Disbursement Process of SBI Education Loan

When the 2018 financial year came to a close, the portfolio size of study loan disbursals touched INR 82,600 Crore, climbing 9.25% in twelve months! The average loan amount disbursement to a student went from INR 6.8 Lakh to INR 9.6 Lakh at the same time.  These figures have risen even further this year. But is the education loan disbursement process as easy as it appears from these... Read more


How Important is TOEFL Score in Admissions?

Why TOEFL Exam is Required? TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language and is conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS). This test is primarily taken by non-native English speakers who wish to get enrolled in international universities. Additionally, TOEFL scores are accepted for visa, certification, scholarships, and immigration. TOEFL assesses the speaking, reading,... Read more


How to Prepare for TOEFL Listening Section

The TOEFL test is taken by students (non-native English speakers) who seek admission in English speaking universities abroad.  The TOEFL scores are accepted by around 11,000 universities in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and so on to determine if an individual is proficient enough in English to carry out a program taught in English. The duration of the TOEFL exam is 3 hours.  It... Read more


A-Z Guide to Student Loans for Studying Abroad

Planning to go abroad for higher studies but concerned about the sky-high tuition fees? Well, student loans for studying abroad will be the best option for you in this case. Keep reading to know the different student loan options available to you and which one is a better way to fund your higher studies abroad than using your personal funds.  Studies say that the cost of education is rising... Read more




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