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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

THE JOURNEY: Taking Indian Education to the Global Arena

  • ‘Study in India Expo’ was conceived and conceptualised in 2008 by India based AFAIRS Exhibitions & Media Pvt. Ltd., inspired by India’s vision to build the higher education sector of India for a global audience with the greatest endeavor to transform India’s education policy, infrastructure and outlook. The dream was always to make India a global hub for quality education at an affordable cost.
  • Over the last 15 years, India’s position as a global education provider has gained a significant position across the world and so does the ‘Study in India Expo’, which is now the most sought-after expo by foreign and NRI students in over 15 countries considering India, for K12 and higher education.
  • Study in India Expo is not just considered as a platform for students’ enrolment for Indian universities and colleges, but also as a powerful platform for insightful learning, academic partnership, collaboration between the Indian and local institutions abroad.
  • Today, AFAIRS is acclaimed as Asia’s leading education fair organiser for promoting Indian Education worldwide through its education expos, conferences and global partnership summits.

AFAIRS Global Footprints

  • AFAIRS has been steering Indian education to the global arena through its flagship event ‘Study in India Expo’ which is organized in over 15 countries in association with Indian Diplomatic Missions and various trade and cultural organisations with an aim to provide foreign & NRI students in various countries to explore education opportunities in India. The countries covered so far are UAE, Qatar, Oman, Thailand, Mongolia, South Korea, East & West Africa, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
  • AFAIRS has an inspirational plan to cover 25 countries by 2025 showcasing over 100 India’s Top rated private universities, government institutions and residential schools from across the country.




Ivory Coast






H.E. P. Kumaran

Hon'ble Ambassador of India to Qatar inaugurating the event in Doha

H.E. M P Singh

Hon'ble Ambassador of India to Mongolia during the inauguration ceremony in Ulaanbaatar

H.E. Munu Mahawar

Hon'ble Ambassador of India to Oman inaugurating the event at Muscat

H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Hon'ble Ambassador of India to Thailand presenting key remarks at the inaugural ceremony



Sanjeev Bolia

Founder & MD

Vivek Shukla

Director & CEO

Ritesh Jaiswal

Director & COO

AFAIRS Exhibitions & Media is one of the leading companies in AFAIRS group which is considered to be Asia's leading education fair organiser as it brings global footprints to Indian education.

AFAIRS Education Group is into diverse area of work in the education domain. Education Exhibitions & Conference, Thought Leaders Summits, International Outreach, Global Partnerships Consulting, Head Hunting & Talent Management, Brand Management & PR Consulting are the few areas where AFAIRS works with leading universities, colleges & schools in India and abroad.

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