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The decision to study abroad is an important decision to say the least. A right decision can take your career to new heights but at the same time, a wrong one can set you behind by a huge amount of money, a few wasted years, and most importantly, a career setback. That can cost the highest.

There are many factors, which one should consider while studying abroad. Every student has his own background, expectations from studying abroad, financial capacity, and aspirations. Therefore, the process of going abroad has to be completed with utmost care.

We at FACT guide you through the entire process of making a career plan, preparing for the entrance tests, selecting the right country, selecting the right institution to study and finally making your candidature presentable to the admission officers of the institutions. We have been associated with managing this process on behalf of our student clients for the past 12 years. We have helped more than 4,000 students achieve their objectives.

A few important we's

• We are an ISO 9001:2000 certified organization.
• We have placed students ranging from high school pass outs to Ph.D.
• We have more than 100 man years of experience in this field.
• We guide students from all over the world.
• We provide our services through telephonic conversations, video conferences and e mails.


Our courses offered in all our offices are a part of our training division. FACT has been offering goal-driven and skill-enhancing courses since 1996, and has been recognized as a Value-leader for test training courses (GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL). The objective of our test preparation courses offered in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik is to provide training with a view to imparting conceptual understanding of the test assessment areas. The objective of the training classes is also to arm students with efficient Procedures for dealing with the test sections, time-tested and works-every-time Strategies for picking the correct answers to all Verbal and Quantitative problems, and unique Diagnostic support in all assessment areas so that each student can achieve a better score. We provide the best courses backed by the best score Guarantee.

FACT also provides its students the facility of E-Learning wherein the students can practice their tests online regularly. FACT also provides regular online classes for all students.

Know Us

At FACT, we love the job that we do. Naturally, we land up doing it well. Our inspiration comes from converting career dreams of our students into a reality. You can meet any one of us and get complete information specific to your academic and financial backgrounds and your career aspirations…

     Sunil Shah



Mr. Sunil Shah is a rank holder chartered accountant and founder of FACT. He can be reached at Thane, Borivali and Vashi centers with prior appointment. Most of the public seminars, TV programs, and news paper articles coming from FACT are delivered by him. His ability to design effective career plans for students is backed by 14 years of experience in this field.


   Akalpita Katre



Katre Madam, as she is universally known. She has been the main pillar of FACT. You can meet her at Thane, Pune, Dadar and Nashik centers with prior appointment. Undoubtedly, she is the most experienced team member and the most inspiring career advisor. Her fan club on orkut is a testimony to her popularity amongst students. In short, if you have Katre Madam as a guide, you have nothing to worry about your career.


Dr. Avinash Veer


Dr. Avinash is B Chem Engg from UDCT, Mumbai and PhD from IIT. He is extremely intelligent, at times equally blunt and straight while guiding his students. If you can take constructive criticism, can survive his intensity and work under pressure, he is the man who can get you to your dreams. He is available at Thane office all the time and he does not travel to any other center. Sitting at the Thane HO, he minutely monitors and executes work of all students of FACT. So, you may be enrolled at any center, but it is going to be Avinash who is going to work on your entire applications process. His popularity amongst “his type” of students is enviable to everyone at FACT.  

Kiran Shaligram



“A Multi-tasking wizard” - Kiran, very efficiently handles her joint portfolio of the Center Head and Administrative cum Regional head of FACT. With more than two decades of work experience of which 12 years of working with FACT makes her the heart and soul of the firm. That she is the Life – Line of FACT is no exaggeration. She is well-versed with her occupation of guiding the students and the parents about the nuances of Abroad Education. Her amicable nature coupled with her easy-going temperament makes her every one`s favorite. So guys, any career related queries and you have Kiran- the most approachable and accommodating manager to attend you.  She is really an asset to the Firm.

Pranisha Prasad 



A Hotel Management Graduate from IHM Hyderabad. I have worked with one of the best international 5 star Hotels . I have done my MBA in Hr and Marketing and have a flair for training. I have been associated with some Govt. & Private Institutes for some Training assignments & workshops. I was a faculty for executive communications for a leading B-school in Mumbai. I am a very grounded and mature person with a friendly approach with students. I believe in working with a lot a passion. I am a complete foodie... I love cooking and have a sweet tooth. Students... you would surely be treated to some goodies!! 


Shraddha Kurmi



All the students call her a “One Woman Army”. She is the most versatile team member at FACT. Shraddha holds a LAW Degree along with a Post-Graduation in Journalism & Mass Communication. She manages the Borivali Office for the past 8 years and now taking care of our DUBAI FACT Office. During this time, she has handled students from HSC to Ph.D., she has helped these students complete the complexities of application process, the anxieties of VISA process and she is in touch with them even when they are in the university campus. She is a Senior Counsellor & Verbal Trainer in FACT. She is also one of the most popular Verbal Trainers check her Facebook account. And hold on - its not finished yet! She has trained more than 800 students on German and Spanish languages at FACT. Now you know why everyone calls her a “One Woman Army” :)


 Vaishali Mcwann



Vaishali Mcwann, a graduate in life sciences has done her Post Graducation in Personnel & Admin & H.R. An experience of around 6 years in educational field, she has worked with institutes like Aptech Computer & M.G.V'S college of Pharmacy as Adminstrative officer. She was also with ICA -retail as retail trainer. She is now working as trainer with FACT and is also the Center Head of Nasik.




Beena is most experienced verbal faculty in FACT. She has teaching experience of more than a decade.  She holds masters degree in English Literature and Bachelors degree  in Education.  


 Kiran Mukherjee



Kiran(Anjali) has completed her MBA in Human Resource Management from Pune University.She handles the entire HR department of F.A.C.T.She is  proactive and self starter who is highly motivated, with exceptional learning capabilities, duty bound, a committed team player with strong conceptual knowledge in activities in the areas she is assigned for.


 Parthavi Yadav 



Parthavi is our counselor at the FACT Pune office. She holds a B.Sc in Computer Science with a minor in Spanish from The University of Georgia. She graduated in 2011 and has recently joined FACT.


 Surekha Khema 



Hello this is Surekha Khema a very simple, talkative, open-hearted & down to earth person. My 3 years journey with FACT as a center manager of Borivali Branch has been nothing less than a rollercosta ride filled with immense joy & challenges. My main objective here is to guide students and dealing with them at each & every step from scratch to end till their fullest satisfaction.
My key areas lies in giving proper guidance, details to students, scheduling their lectures, co-ordinating with students & professors, also guiding them during their Visa procedures, etc. My amicability has helped me to share a bond with student and here we all enjoy and make the work easy under the 'ONE SINGLE ROOF'.

Shraddha Tripathi



PGDM graduate with dual specialization in HUMAN RESOURCE & OPERATIONS.Currently, looking after operations of the organization. However, having recruitment experience in a well known organization.Have worked for various NGO projects. Apart from this I am a person who enjoys every moment of my life adding to it I am fitness lover too....