Microsoft Brings Office 365 University To India, Offers 4 Year Subscription For Rs. 4199!
Microsoft has announced launch of Office 365 University in India. Under this program, students from accredited Indian colleges and universities get access to full range of Office 365 suite of products for Rs. 4199, that too for a four year subscription.
Eligibility for Office 365 university is extended to full time as well as part-time students – Even final year students can avail this offer.
The subscription consists full range of Office 365 features including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access. Students can access it on 2 different computers as well.
Earlier, Office 365 University was available in more than 50 countries, but was not available for Indian students. Their normal home and premium editions were launched in India in January 2013 with price starting at Rs. 400 per month.
Microsoft has also announced some extra goodies for students buying Office 365 University subscription before September 28th, 2013. They will get free 12 month of Xbox Live Gold along with 20GB of SkyDrive Storage. In addition to this, subscribers will get 60 minutes of free skype world minutes every month. So students can call anyone for free, anywhere in the world.
To buy subscription, students will need go through a verification process at www.office.com/verify in order to activate office. They will be asked for university credentials or international student identity card details as part of verification.
Students can also go through a manual verification process by filling out a verification form and uploading copy of one of the following documents: Student ID Card, current report card or current class schedule. Only after the verification is done, students will be able to purchase Office 365 University from their online store.