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12th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2016 in Association with Collegedunia

Last Modified : October 18, 2016

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing 12th FICCI Higher Education Summit (FICCI-HES) 2016 starting November 11, 2016 till November 12, 2016. This is 12th edition of the summit since its emergence in 2004, the summit would take place at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The summit is said to be expecting more than 1000 Indian and Overseas University Presidents, Vice- Presidents, VCs, Deans and other higher authorities. The summit is set to be the focal point for Global Conferences, International Exhibitions and meetings between all the national and international representatives coming from all the disparate sectors of education industry.

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is an association of business organizations in India, headquartered in the national capital New Delhi. The federation has its presence in 12 states in India and 8 countries across the world. It is also one of the largest and oldest, non-government, and not-for-profit organization. FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public, including SMEs and MNCs. The federation is majorly involved in sector specific business policy building, and business promotion and networking.  

Collegedunia’s Association with FICCI-HES 2016

Collegedunia is the official Online Edu-Tech partner of FICCI-HES 2016. Both the organizations are working in alliance to put forth the credentials on the summit. Collegedunia is one of the leading Edu-tech startup in the nation. Collegedunia is an extensive search engine for the students, parents, and education industry players who are seeking information on higher education sector in India and abroad. Recently, Collegedunia was ranked as the 3rd best Edu-tech portal, catering to more than a lakh daily visitors.

With the focus of both the organizations on education and its key-note areas, the alliance strives to benefit the visitors on both the ends i.e. at the venue as well as online. Collegedunia’s wide reach over the social media and in the education industry, the Delhi-based startup anticipated on delivering the FICCI-HES as well as the visitors with well-curated information.

Key Events and Features of FICCI-HES 2016

FICCI-HES 2016 is one of the most outreaching summits with its appeal not only limited to universities/colleges or students but also to all the major industries all around the world.

Here’s why you should attend the summit:

  • Platform for Policy Consultation: Listen to policymakers and provide your perspective
  • Knowledge Transfer: Exposure to global best practices on various aspects of education   
  • Networking: Explore collaborations with domestic/foreign partners
  • Visibility: Leverage branding opportunities through Sponsorship, Exhibition and Advertisement

The summit is an enterprise to various corporate activities taking place under one roof over the period of three days. Here’s what you can witness while being present at the event:

  • Global Conference: More than 1000 Indian and foreign University Presidents, Vice Chancellors, Deans and other Participation expected from US, UK, EU, Canada, Africa, Middle East, SAARC, CIS and etc.
  • International Exhibition: 150 plus exhibitors from top of the line Indian Institutions, Ed-Tech companies and Financial Institutions, showcasing the best practices to the global participants.
  • Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) & B2B Meetings: Delegations of over 300 international stakeholders from more than 65 countries are expected to participate at the event.
  • Campus visits: To be organized on November 12th, 2016 for the foreign delegates.


Participating Countries:

Over 1000 university representatives have already confirmed their presence at the event, you can be a part of one of the biggest higher education summit too as the there’s no entry fee for visitors to the event. Delegations from the following countries are to be hosted at the summit:

  • AFRICA: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Congo DR, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • CIS Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • MIDDLE EAST: Bahrain, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
  • ASIA including SAARC: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.