Outcome of the Global Reach’s advance ruling application means that Indian GST is applicable on the “services” to “foreign” universities by “agencies” in India and deemed as “not export” since the definition of ‘intermediary’ u/s 2(13) of IGST Act is not same as that u/r 2(f) of POPS Rules, 2012 

The Advance Ruling is not in our favour and the outcome of appeal too has upheld the ruling. This will have an impact on all those delivering service to overseas…

The understated “external factors” in the just released Australian India strategy are the deciders… and without post-study-settle pathway “quality education” is not attractive for Indian students… 2035 is too far… we need a 2020 and 2025 strategy!

Just released Australian government commissioned report recommends prioritising certain chosen sectors. This report identifies 10 sectors in an evolving Indian market where Australia has competitive advantages. These in turn are…

Finally India exempts “Education Services” from GST but experts caution agencies supplying services to International Universities on need for further clarification.

In July 2017, I had done a blog (https://ravilochansingh.com/2017/07/12/india-introduces-its-complicated-gst-with-implications-for-the-education-counselling-agencies-contracted-by-overseas-universities/ )where the dilemma before the sector was detailed. To understand the situation, it might be useful to check out that blog…