Education Minister Announces CBSE’s Imminent Establishment of UAE Office


Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon set up an office in the UAE. Pradhan made this announcement during a three-day visit to Abu Dhabi.

He also met Minister of Secretary HE Sara Musallam and through social media platform X said that the IIT Delhi-Abu Dhabi campus will be an exemplar of friendship. He took a tour of the interim campus housed at Zayed University.

IIT Delhi’s Abu Dhabi campus will start classes in January 2024.

“More universities can come in the near future. More than 100 schools of CBSE, India’s prominent national education board, are functional in UAE…. We are soon going to open a CBSE office here,” Pradhan said.

Pradhan met Minister of Education Ahmad Al Falasi and signed an MoU that aims to strengthen the existing cooperation in the field of educational institutions in both countries, by facilitating student and faculty mobility, joint research programmes, designing courses, and various other initiatives.