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The British Council is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We work in over 100 countries worldwide to build engagement and trust for the UK through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people. We work in the arts, education, science, sport and governance and last year we reached over 128 million people.
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The British Council Celebrated the UK Alumni from India

The British Council hosted the Education UK Alumni Awards 2015 to honour outstanding success in Entrepreneurship, Professional Achievement, and Social Impact by Indians who have graduated from UK higher education institutions. The winners of the award were announced at a gala award ceremony... (more)
DLF Public School are Aptis Interschool Challenge Champions

DLF Public School beat the competition from Delhi schools to become the British Council Aptis Interschool Challenge Champions
Challenge Contest marks British Council Aptis for Teens launch in Delhi
In a closely contested publi... (more)
British Council’s UK-India Career Summit in Mumbai Receives Tremendous Response

The British Council today successfully concluded its one-day job fair, ‘UK-India Career Summit’ in Mumbai in partnership with Sannam S4. The summit witnessed participation from 500 UK graduates from India, across varied sectors who utilised this opportunity to interview and netw... (more)
British Council Launches IELTS Awards for 2015

The British Council today announced the launch of the British Council IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Awards for 2015. To mark the milestone of the IELTS 25th anniversary, this year’s awards is being extended to offer ten awards to Indian students to help fund th... (more)
British Council Organises the UK-India Career Summit in Mumbai

The British Council is organising a job fair ‘UK India Career Summit’ in Mumbai in partnership with Sannam S4 on Thursday, 29 January 2015 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai from 9 am to 5 pm. 
The Career Summit will help employers interact with talented gradua... (more)
A Curtain Raiser to the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Odysseus Abroad - Amit Chaudhuri in Conversation with C.P. Surendran

As you know, inspiration can strike at the oddest moments. Imagine how a fart and conversation about a Souza painting in the-80's with an eccentric Uncle led to Amit Chaudhuri's Odysseus Abroad, which is also influenced by the epics Ulysses and Odysseus.
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UK Draws Focus on Education and Skills for Employability at Vibrant Gujarat 2015 Summit

- Panel discussions on higher education, international assessment of skills, continuous professional development and sessions on communication skills, study and scholarship opportunities to be part of programming
- Showcase of BLOODHOUND SSC show car as part of UK’s GREAT... (more)
Internationalisation of Higher Education Key to Improving Opportunities for Students

Even as Gujarat opens the largest trade Summit held by the government, academicians from UK and India got together to explore aspects of education which were linked to the future of young people across the world.  At an energetic discussion on Internationalising Higher Education: Makin... (more)
United Kingdom the Focal Theme Country at 39th Kolkata Book Fair

The British Council and the Publishers & Booksellers Guild today announced the United Kingdom as the Focal Theme Country for the 39th International Kolkata Book Fair.
At a press conference held in Delhi, Rob Lynes, Director British Council India, and Tridib Chatterjee, General ... (more)
Media Invite -The British Council Invite to a Series of Significant Events Lined up as a Part of Work in School Education

We work with a wide range of schools across India in public and private sectors through projects, events, courses, workshops and on digital resources and platforms. From quality enhancement in English language teaching, policy level engagement to head teachers’ leadership skills devel... (more)
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