Chetan Bhagat launches new Dubai academy
Dubai, January 31, 2014
Chetan Bhagat, acclaimed author and columnist, launched the Ascentria-PACE Academy with an inspiring speech at The Indian High School in Dubai.
Ascentria-PACE Academy has the educational services permit issued by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai.
He delivered his speech at the school's Sheikh Rashid Auditorium to a gathering of over 1500 people that included students from various schools and their parents. Ascentria is an exclusive franchisee of IIT-ian’s PACE Academy for the Middle East region.
He reached out to the young minds and shared his views on - ‘How to achieve your dreams and ambitions’.
Headquartered in Dubai, the academy will offer high standards of training and guidance to secondary students to equip them to successfully appear in competitive admission tests of prestigious colleges, particularly engineering and medial entrance examinations in India, said a senior academy official.
IIT-ian's PACE is an India based training institute with a phenomenal track record of helping students obtain admission in some of the best colleges in India and the US and UK by virtue of their high standards of teaching and faculty.
“Number of Grades 11 and 12 students seeking training in science in Dubai in 2014-15 are estimated to be over 3,300. Students in Grades 9-10 seeking foundation training are estimated at approximately 5,700," said Alka Malik, the managing director Ascentria Examinations & Tests Preparation Center.
"Around 70 to 80 per cent of students in Indian curriculum schools pursue higher education in India," she stated.
"About 55 per cent students in Indian curricula opt for Science stream, with a view to seeking admission in engineering and medical colleges in India. The students, parents and academicians, all miss having a reputed institution with a proven track record of achievement, to assist their wards in obtaining admission to the globally top rated institutions, like the IITs in India," she added.-TradeArabia News Service