Study Abroad - How To Identify A Fake University?

Study Abroad - How To Identify A Fake University?

Study Abroad - How To Identify A Fake University

When they think about their study abroad dream, many candidates forget about other things and due to their lesser focus on other areas, some of them are getting deceived by fake universities operating abroad. Recently, the University of Northern Virginia was shut down on the grounds of absence of proper accreditation and this is an alarm for Indians and students from other nations to be careful about identifying fake universities.

For students aspiring for foreign education, the most important process involves selection of the right university and it is generally a time consuming process. Getting into a good school can surely enhance the chances of succeeding in the future with respect to acquiring knowledge, career prospects and getting lucrative job opportunities as well. If a wrong selection is made, there are heavier chances of the career coming to a stake. Earlier, until around 1990s, bad educational institutions were restricted to their respective geographical areas. On the other hand, in the present circumstances, the great tool called internet has revolutionized the way in which education is turning out to be a business all over the world. This development of the internet world has made the dodgy operators to move swiftly and easily into the virtual world. Here are the tips for identifying fake universities abroad:

Watch out for tall promises and claims:

Some institutions claim to be a part of college or university, it is highly important to check the claims made. The important point to remember here is that the strengths of good institutions are expert faculty members and the courses offered and not tie-ups.

Type of course:

As per the immigration laws of many countries, it is important that most of the international students should enroll into full-time courses and should maintain full-time student status.

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When they think about their study abroad dream, many candidates forget about other things and due to their lesser focus on other areas, some of them are getting deceived by fake universities operating abroad. Recently, the University of Northern Virginia was shut down on the grounds of absence of proper accreditation and this is an alarm for Indians and students from other nations to be careful about identifying fake universities.

For students aspiring for foreign education, the most important process involves selection of the right university and it is generally a time consuming process. Getting into a good school can surely enhance the chances of succeeding in the future with respect to acquiring knowledge, career prospects and getting lucrative job opportunities as well. If a wrong selection is made, there are heavier chances of the career coming to a stake. Earlier, until around 1990s, bad educational institutions were restricted to their respective geographical areas. On the other hand, in the present circumstances, the great tool called internet has revolutionized the way in which education is turning out to be a business all over the world. This development of the internet world has made the dodgy operators to move swiftly and easily into the virtual world. Here are the tips for identifying fake universities abroad:

Watch out for tall promises and claims:

Some institutions claim to be a part of college or university, it is highly important to check the claims made. The important point to remember here is that the strengths of good institutions are expert faculty members and the courses offered and not tie-ups.

Type of course:

As per the immigration laws of many countries, it is important that most of the international students should enroll into full-time courses and should maintain full-time student status. So, it is important to consider the final degree or diploma that will be awarded at the end of the course. The reason is that part-time classes, weekend, once in a week or evening courses do not have any good value in the job market as well. So, it is crucial to check the type of courses offered by the university before enrolling.

Name of the institution:

The important point to be remembered by applicants is that the college named ‘Cambridge College’, need not be part of the great Cambridge University. This is the arena, where many students get duped. It is also important to remember that the term ‘University of XYZ’ denoting a university, need not denote the same university, when it is called as ‘XYZ University’.

Course length:

If an institution claims that a long-term course will be offered within a short period that too with internships and job offers, the applicants must be much more careful. For instance, if an individual can earn a Bachelor’s degree within 6 months or a year, it is surely going to be an offer made by a fake university.

In addition to these signs, the applicants should also be careful, when there are some irregularities in the fee structure and errors in the official website of the institution.

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0 # Tushar 2017-10-10
Hello, I am from Surat, plz tell me Is there an any degree equivalent to MBA and of same weightage in terms of placement
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0 # Mukesh 2017-10-11
Hii, PGDM is equivalent to MBA, you can do PGDM from any good college of Surat, so you can get placement easily
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0 # Lakshay 2017-09-27
Hello, I am from South Canara, plz tell me Is there an any degree equivalent to MBA and of same weightage in terms of placement
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0 # Pallavi 2017-09-28
Hii, PGDM is equivalent to MBA, you can do PGDM from any good college of South Canara, so you can get placement easily
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0 # Harikiran 2017-09-06
Hello, I have done B.Sc Honors in Mathematice, am I eligible for MBA, if yes plz suggest MBA colleges in Araria
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0 # Mukesh 2017-09-07
Yes, you are eligible for MBA, any graduate can do MBA if one have maths in 12th, find the list of MBA colleges in Araria here- MBA in Araria
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0 # Rohan 2017-09-06
Hello, I am from Nadia, tell me How can I check whether a B.Ed college is approved by NCTE or not?
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0 # Jagan 2017-09-07
Once you have decided to do your B. Ed from a particular college, you can visit the website of NCTE and can check whether the institution is under the list of approved institution,you can find here find list of NCTE approved b.ed colleges in Nadia- B.Ed in Nadia
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0 # Aayush 2017-08-30
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Uttar Dinajpur,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Mukesh 2017-08-31
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Uttar Dinajpur, they will admit you.
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0 # Aarush 2017-08-16
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Umaria?
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0 # Shruti 2017-08-17
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Umaria with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Priyansh 2017-08-06
Hii, I am from Tiruvallur, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Mukesh 2017-08-07
Hello, Good to see that you are from Tiruvallur, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Aayush 2017-08-02
Hii, I am from Jhansi, I have completed 12th in science stream, looking career in engineering,Tell me about the fee details of best engineering colleges
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0 # Mukesh 2017-08-03
hii, good to see that you are from Jhansi, There are very good career opportunities in engineering, you have taken very good decision, but if we talk about fee of best colleges its depend on college to college but the range is Rs. 50,000 to 1,50,000 per year
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0 # Harikiran 2017-08-02
Hii, What are the career opportunities of Bachelor of Education course after my degree, also suggest some b.ed colleges in Dausa?
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0 # Mukesh 2017-08-03
The B. Ed course is an excellent choice for making career in teaching profession, it is very respective profession for candidates, find some good colleges for it-Pandit Badri Prasad Shikshak P Mahavidyalaya ; Om Shiv Mahila Teacher Training College ; Prassasvi Teacher Training College ; Shree Moolchand Meena Teachers Training College
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0 # Nishith 2017-07-24
hii, I am from Bijnor, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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0 # Pallavi 2017-07-25
Hello, good to see that you are from Bijnor, in medical field, you can do MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc.
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