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Shiv Nadar University Joins Other Universities in the College Board’s India Global Higher Education Alliance


The College Board announced that four more innovative universities have joined the India Global Higher Education Alliance, an international consortium of prominent institutions that have come together to foster collaboration and sharing of global best practices to advance access and excellence in higher education. All Alliance members accept the SAT exam as a part of their admissions process.

The new institutions are:

Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused, and student-centric University offering a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Committed to excellence in teaching, research and service, the University aims to serve the higher education needs of India and the world beyond.

Krea University, Sri City, offers B.A. Honours/B.Sc. Honours degrees featuring interwoven learning, including required core and skills courses, chosen concentration and elective courses, immersive, experiential learning, capstone thesis and co-curriculars - a new paradigm, ideal for the connected world, to ready students for the future.

GD Goenka University, Gurugram, is a private university ​offering programs from diploma to doctoral level in various disciplines, including engineering and management. The University focuses on holistic development of students through inclusive, innovative, and value-based education and research.

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, provides art and design education in an environment of creativity to maximize individual potential. Its art and design professionals, educators, scholars, researchers and student body are deeply networked with local, regional and global communities.

The India Global Alliance has three goals at its core:

  • Building a community of innovative secondary and higher education leaders who will work to improve the transition to higher education in India
  • Establishing a forum for sharing of global best practices to learn what’s working in admissions around the world
  • Taking concrete actions to ensure that all students, regardless of income, geography or class, can access excellent higher education

Affiliate members from around the world include: 

Columbia University (US)


Pomona College (US) 

Purdue University (US)

McGill University (Canada) 

University of Cambridge (UK) 

University of Hong Kong (HK) 

Alliance members from India include: 

Ahmedabad University

Ashoka University 

Azim Premji University 

Bennett University 

BML Munjal University 

FLAME University 

GD Goenka University  

Krea University

Manav Rachna University 

Manipal Academy of Higher Education 

MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences


Shiv Nadar University

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology 

SRM Institute of Science and Technology 

Shiv Nadar University pledges to serve the higher education needs of State of Uttar Pradesh, India, and the global community by supporting research, scholarly, and creative endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge at the frontiers of specialized areas as well as at the interface of diverse disciplines.

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