International Conference of Academic Institutions (ICAI)

5-6 January 2022

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 focuses on holistic development of students by ensuring access, relevance, equity, quality and strong foundational learning. NEP 2020 lays down strong emphasis on the need for vocational training for a skilled and knowledge-based economy. Internationalization is also crucial for knowledge economy to thrive and the reforms proposed in the NEP 2020 would help position India as a global education hub leading to a greater attraction of international academia to participate in the Indian education system.

Gujarat is home to several globally eminent academic institutes and Centres of Excellences across fields viz. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad; Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar; Gujarat University, Gujarat Technological University (GTU), National Institute of Design (NID), Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum Energy University (PDEU) to name a few.

International Conference of Academic Institutions will bring together academic institutions, research organizations, professionals and educational experts for sharing of knowledge and expertise that will act as a catalyst for improving overall quality of education, skill development as well as provide a platform for the top foreign universities to build strategic partnerships with Indian and Gujarat based Higher Education Institutes to operate in India. It will help position Gujarat as a Global Education hub by promoting long term sustainable partnerships between Gujarat based academic institutes and Foreign Universities in the areas of : Education Process, Research Activities, Faculty & Student Exchange, Knowledge transfer and capacity building of the universities.