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Posted On: 28 July 2022 10:30 am
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Why should you join MIE-SPPU; the first Indian university in Qatar

Cassandra Pallagud
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Selecting the university to attend is a big decision that needs careful consideration. After all, the university can play a big role in projecting a young student’s future. Milestone International Education (MIE) is one of the newest additions to Qatar’s roster of universities. Here are the reasons why MIE should be your choice for higher education.

The first Indian university in Qatar

Milestone International Education (MIE) is an academic institution licensed by Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education. It is partnered with Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), which is internationally accredited and is known as the “Oxford of the East”. As MIE is partnered with and governed by Pune University, it makes them the first Indian University in Qatar.

Academic excellence

Academic excellence
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Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has consistently been recognized worldwide for its academic excellence. It was ranked between 651 and 700 in the QS World University Ranking in 2021, ranked 135th in Asia and 128th among Emerging Economies University Rankings in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, and ranked 19th in India overall by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020 and ranked 9th among universities in India.

Pune University is known for its 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and undergraduate courses. These academic achievements are set to grow with its expansion in Qatar.

Courses offered at MIE-SPPU:

MIE-SPPU offers 4-year undergraduate degrees with academic credits in different majors:

Bachelor of Arts

  • Economics
  • Psychology

Bachelor of Business Administration

  • General Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Science

  • Computer Science

Bachelor of Commerce

  • International Accounting
  • Banking & Finance

Culturally diverse student body

MIE Students
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MIE-SPPU's mission is to be a global, socially conscious centre of excellence in higher education and prides itself on its culturally vibrant environment and student body.

Despite being an Indian university, there are students of more than 14 nationalities.

Student-centered experience

MIE Facilities
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The university's facilities are equipped with the latest technology, including digital teaching aids, state-of-the-art computer and electronic labs, and campus-wide WiFi and CCTV security. The university library is abundant with books and publications, and students have access to Pune University's E-Library, which gives access to thousands of quality resources.

Students' leisure and extracurricular activities are also a focus at MIE-SPPU. The Multipurpose Hall allows indoor sports, events and indoor functions. The recreational area is equipped with games and sports that help students take a break and relax from their schedules.


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