UKIERI: Programme objectives

  • Bringing India and UK together through academic engagement
  • Developing long term sustainable partnerships
  • Developing new institutions and centres of excellence as global knowledge hubs
  • Successful integration between research, education and business needs
  • Enhancing capacities of institutions through development of sustainable initiatives in leadership, skills development and innovation
  • Providing opportunities for joint learning through adapting models, standards and practices prevalent in both India and the UK across sectors
  • Contribution to the mutual recognition of learning

Key Achievements

  • 142 Higher Education Partnerships involving over 280 institutions to undertake joint research and programme delivery
  • 26 Skills Partnerships to support curriculum development and deliver industry relevant training
  • 216 Facilitation travel grants for partnership development, sharing of best practices on curriculum and pedagogy and professional development
  • Opportunity to 325 British Students to visit India under the Study India Programme
  • Constitution of the India – UK Qualification Recognition taskforce
  • 20 events in policy dialogue and networking