Telangana government has decided to change the college education experience for state-based institutes. Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has collaborated with British Council, the UK’s international organization for educational chances and cultural exchange, under the collaboration, the Telangana universities will have a different syllabus, and the opportunity to send students to Whales, UK.
The Universities of Bangor and Aberystwyth from Wales will work in partnership with Osmania and Kakatiya University in Telangana. The new curriculum aims at aligning the arts and commerce curriculum with industry standards and enhancing employability of the youth. Over a three-year period, the curriculum reform pilot will be extended to over 1,000 colleges positively impacting more than 800,000 learners.
As part of the collaboration, a new scholarship program has been set-up exclusively for students from Telangana to study at Welsh universities in 2021. The British Council Wales, and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) – have established a new scholarship programme. The program will offer 16 scholarships worth GBP 5,000 each. It will be offered to the “brightest and best” students from Telangana universities to study a postgraduate one-year master’s degree at universities in Wales including Aberystwyth University, Bangor University, Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Swansea University, University of South Wales, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Wrexham Glyndwr University.