New Delhi: Sehwag International School (SIS), India’s only educational institution being run by a cricketer of international fame is participating in Asia’s largest and oldest exhibition on School Admissions.

Sehwag International School from Virender Sehwag’s native Haryana will vie with 20 other institutions at the Premier Schools Exhibition being held in Kanpur for two days.

“To me, like to you, this is an exciting stride forward,” Sehwag said about the participation of his 2011-founded school based in Jhajjar, just off Gurgaon in the National Capital Region. “It’s another chance for us how and why our school is growing.”

Currently Into its third academic year, the co-education institution in 400-plus students at its sprawling multi-activity campus is the realisation of an ideal situation Sehwag wanted to live during his evolving years.

The November 23-24 fair at Kahna Galaxy Banquet here will Exclusively showcase India’s top boarding schools, international Schools and day schools. SIS will facilitate a face-to-face interaction with the families of potential candidates in a friendly and informal atmosphere. There will be parenting guidance and counselling through seminars by leading educationist and academicians.

The choice of schools for age group is wide: 6 to 18 years. The schools range from play schools to senior schools, international schools, day schools, day boarding, full boarding, boys’ schools, girls’ school and co-educational.

This mega event travels to 13 cities in India and also to many International locations like UAE (Sharjah), Thailand, Middle East, Bangladesh, Nepal & Bhutan, according to Afairs Exhibitions & Media Pvt. Ltd, who are organisers of the event, including its Nov 23-24 Kanpur leg.

The exhibition had its debut in 2004, in association with UK-based University of Cambridge International Examinations with an objective to bring progressive schools and the parents’ community on one platform, to help parents choose the right school for their ward, the organisers said.

Premier Schools Exhibition helps admission seeking parents gather relevant information about school admissions and clear doubts regarding their child’s education. Over the last nine years, more than one million parents have benefited by attending the fair in various parts of India and abroad.