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'How can I pursue engineering abroad?'

October 22, 2016 08:30 IST

International education consultant NNS Chandra shares advice on how to pick the right international education.

In an online chat with readers every Friday, overseas education consultant NNS Chandra offers advice on how to pick the right course and career abroad.

For those who missed the chat on October 21, here's the unedited transcript:


Tajdaar Aman: Hi.. How can I get in engineering college in UK?

NNS Chandra:Tajdaar, You are applying for under graduate program, right?

Which grade are you in now? Application requires transcripts, SOP and recommendation, plus data on you. Next fall applications start around this time. Some schools dead lines are over.

Jai-Kishan Jaiswal: Hello Sir, I have completed BTech in CSE. I have been working as an IT consultant from the last four years.

Now I want to pursue MBA but with scholarship. I want to work and study in US or Germany. Can you please guide me step by step?

NNS Chandra: I would love to guide you Jai-KIshan. I would need lot of data from your side, transcripts, draft of SOPs, GMAT, TOEFL scores,LORs etc.

Please feel free to e-mail me directly and refer our conversation.


Asd:[SKB] DEar sir, I am a final year student of ECE stream and scored 317 in GRE and 100 in TOEFL.

Pls suggest me the rank of colleges and country I should apply for my MS considering good quality of education and job with regards . Pritom.

NNS Chandra:ASD, 317 is a good score. TOEFL score is past most requirements. Very good.

Unfortunately I cannot do a college ranking or give you the college list based on only these two numbers.

If I can review your transcripts, SOP and university and academics so far, recommendations - that way I can e more specific.


Mitesh Kalola: Hello sir I am an architect working in India for @10 years but now I want to peruse further studies from US, but the same time it is difficult for me to spend 2 to 3 years and so much money for that.

Can you please suggest me some short time or certificate courses in the field of architecture or related field which helps me in future to get job in USA..

NNS Chandra: I would encourage you to think and decide what are you want to kind of pursue your studies.

Like whether you want to pursue design side of architecture of technology side or even project management side.

This choice should be purely based on your interest.Look and do courses and in universities where you can be eligible for M1 or F1 - I mean a full time student status.


Viji: Hello sir, I have completed my B tech in EEE. I have 3 year work experience in an IT company.

I would like to do my MS in US. Is SOP/LOR/transcripts a mandatory requirement if i have to apply for the colleges in US?

NNS Chandra:Yes Viji, in most schools LOR/Transcripts/SOP are mandatory plus scores like GRE and TOEFL?


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