I want to pursue Masters in Engineering abroad. I may even get a scholarship for the same. But my parents don't agree. What should I do?
I have always wanted to do something of great value in the field of engineering. Pursuing a masters abroad brings me closer to this goal. My current government job does provide me adequate livelihood but I do not feel I will be able to make a huge difference for me, my family or the society at large if I stay in this job. I have excellent academics and 1.5 years of work experience. My parents suggest that I complete my Masters in IIT Delhi on part time basis while being in the job and later go for a PhD abroad. This way I will get time to think, experience research atmosphere in IIT and save some money as well. They also intend to marry me before I go abroad which will be possible only in 2017 or 2018 if I get into a Masters program at IIT. What do you suggest? Should I go for Masters Abroad now or in 2017/18 ?
Based on that I had to take some investment decisions as well.
PS: Reason behind going abroad is better research facilities, better academic environment and ofcourse better value for your work. And I will be doing what I love, i.e. research.
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