August 3, 2022

Indians with foreign university degrees eligible for government jobs in Bihar

Indians with degrees from recognized foreign universities will now be eligible for government jobs in Bihar as the state government has changed a rule that banned such aspirants.

The Education Department had sought the opinion of the General Administration Department (GAD) on the validity of the degrees held by the candidates, who are from Bihar, Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University in Nepal.

“It has been decided that an Indian citizen, including a native of Bihar, with a valid degree from a recognized foreign university, will henceforth be eligible to apply for employment with the Government of Bihar,” the GAD said in a recent statement. notification.

Intermediate, upper secondary and upper secondary examinations from approved commissions in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will also be accepted for jobs if education has been pursued in the ‘regular mode’, the additional chief secretary has said (Education) Dipak Singh. PTI.

An official gazette notification will be issued soon, the official said. At present, the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) does not consider the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to consider high school diploma or other qualifications obtained online or through distance learning, it said. He specifies.

The GAD has stated that it will only accept valid degrees from foreign universities recognized by the relevant authorities in its own country as well as by the IAU. The association evaluates the courses, programs, standards and credits of foreign universities and equates them against the various courses offered by Indian universities.

These are mainly the recognition of degrees or diplomas issued by Indian universities, which are recognized by the University Grants Commission, and abroad for the purpose of admission to higher degree courses in Indian universities.

In 2015, the government had approved a proposal by the Department of Health, allowing a native of Bihar with an MBBS degree from a foreign country to be eligible to get a job in government hospitals and medical colleges in the country. State.