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  • 20,000,000 Students
  • 30,000 Int. Students
  • 2 Listed Institutes
  • July-May Academic Year

Study in India

What’s it like studying in the country with the second-highest population, the country with the most populous democracy, and the country that has six total national religions? Probably unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Is it possible to get an overload of culture? Let’s hope not, because that’s precisely how it feels to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s in India.

For decades, students from all over the world have imagined themselves swimming in this endless stream of diverse music, food, and art that exist together in India’s massive landscape. Such an environment also makes studying there both exciting and hugely enriching.

Why Study in India?

Universities in India have built an amazing reputation for high academic prestige and for producing some of the smartest minds in the world. Specifically, the Engineering, Science, and Technology degree programmes have been known to produce some of the top tech geniuses of Silicon Valley.

Also, luckily for you, India requires that all universities be accredited. This means that, no matter which university you attend, your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree will be recognised at other universities and major companies in and outside of India.

Considering India has the second-largest English-speaking population in the world, international students will be perfectly fine not only succeeding in their courses, but buying food or going to movies. Add in all that delightful dancing and there’s really no reason not to study in India.

What to Study in India

In India, students can find pretty much any subject they are interested in. There isn’t necessarily a rule for picking a discipline that you’re interested in; but we can share some of the options that are quite popular among international students.

Major cities in India
India is quite a massive, diverse country, with a lot of regional differences, traditions, and customs. There are some big cities and some smaller villages. But, major cities that come to mind are:
  • Bombay
  • Kolkata
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
Which universities to attend in India
Universities in India have quite a long history, and many of them follow the old British models. There are several dozen options to pick from. But here is a list of some universities we like:

Practical Information

How to apply to universities in India

When you’ve selected the programme that you want to study, you merely have to use the official website from the university of your choice, and submit your materials there.

Be sure to prepare the following materials ready for your application:

  • A scan of your degree(s)/diploma(s)
  • Your CV
  • The transcripts or records the courses you have taken
  • A scanned copy of your diploma (high school or Bachelor’s)
  • A scan of your passport
  • Testing scores
  • A motivation letter and/or personal statement
  • An indication of your financial situation and ability to support your studies
Helpful ways to make sure you qualify for an Indian university

Take Preparation Courses:These kinds of courses enable degree-seeking students to get an extra educational boost just before they start their Master’s degree or other post-graduate degree programme. Try a pre-M.B.A., pre-Law, or pre-Medicine programme, as well as any other foundation or preparation courses that will allow you to study in the degree programme of your choice;

Improve your English through an English-language prep course: If you’re attending a degree programme in India, you will need to prove that your language skills are good enough to participate in the classes and understand the lectures. These courses will also prepare you for any of the English-language tests that universities require.

English-language tests

To apply to study in India, you’ll need to provide proof you have a diploma for your English proficiency.

The certificates generally accepted by the universities in India are:

  • TOEFL
  • IELTS
  • CAE or CPE

Still, you should always check on your university’s website, just to be sure what the exact requirements are.

Living in India

What is it like to study in India?

Several students who have studied in India talk about the method of learning that they are not used to. In India, professors commonly apply what is called rote learning; it’s a method of memorising a series of facts, terms, and equations, word-for-word, by repetition. So, rather than asking students to offer their own explanation for something, testing is based on how well you took notes and remembered precisely what your professors taught you.

This could be a challenge to students who are used to a more discussion-based setting, or a setting where they are asked to understand more conceptual knowledge. So, be prepared to have a lot of definitions or terms thrown at you, that you will simply have to parrot back in precise form.

Universities in India also place a strong emphasis on leadership. That is, they’re interested in creating managers, CEOs, teachers, and mayors of the next generation. So, your classrooms will be largely devoted to giving you lessons on how to be an effective leader who knows how to take charge.

University tuition fees in India

Attending a university in India is relatively inexpensive, compared to other major universities around the world.

  • Public universities: $50 per year (on average).
  • Private universities: $300 per year (on average).
Cost of Living in India

India is amazingly cheap to live in, even if you find yourself in one of the major big cities like Mumbai or New Delhi.

Here is a breakdown of prices you’ll find in India:

  • 3- bedroom apartment: 355 EUR per month
  • Three-course meal for 2 people at a mid-range restaurant: 8.00 EUR
  • A pair of jeans: 30.00 EUR
  • Loaf of bread: 0.40 EUR
  • Beer: 2.10 EUR
  • Monthly transportation card: 8.00 EUR

About India

The Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The name 'India' is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers. One of the earliest civilizations, the Indus Valley civilization flourished on the Indian subcontinent from c. 2600 B.C. to c. 2000 B.C.

Interesting Facts about India
  • Every few years the Kumbh Mela – a massive Hindu pilgrimage -  is held on the Ganges river bank. It is the world’s largest gathering of humans (bringing in a whopping 200 million people), and is visible from outer space.
  • The world’s biggest family lives in India; a man with 39 wives and 94 children. And you thought your holidays were hectic.
  • India has the lowest meat consumption per person.
  • The discovery of water on the moon was actually discovered in 2009 by India’s ISRO Chandrayaan- 1 using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper.
  • Around 100 Million years ago, India was actually an island.

Listed Institutes in India

Bengalore

Chennai

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