Study in India is a one-stop shop for foreign students seeking to study in India
INDIA’S HISTORY WITH EDUCATION.
India has been a preferred destination for learning for thousands of years. The country was home to both Takshashila which was the first university in the world and to the inventor of digit zero – Aryabhatta.
Albert Einstein once said:, “we owe a lot to the Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made” .
WHY IS INDIA BECOMING A POPULAR STUDY DESTINATION?
Today, India has become popular with students from all over the world. It is highly attractive due to it’s progressive thinking, its popularity with large multinational and IT companies, and also due to English being the common language of communication is a huge factor contributing in attracting students from all over the world.
The Indian Education system is the world’s third largest higher education system, having a grand number of premier Government and private institutes with a network of 38000 colleges and 800 universities. Higher Institutions in India offers degrees that are delivered at 1/4th the cost hence guaranteeing value for money.
BENEFITS OF EDUCATION INDIA
- Cost efficient: The cost of education to study in India is less as compared to many other countries of the world.
- Quality Education: Indian educational institutions such as the IITs, IISc, IIMs, NITs,AIIMS, ISI, BITS and ISB are recognised worldwide and well known to provide quality education.
- Unique Courses: Students also come to study in India for some traditional courses that were discovered and developed by the ancient knowledge system of India. Ayurveda, Sankrit, Yoga and Hindi are some such courses
- Financial Assistance: Various scholarships, education loans and other financial aids are available to study in India today.
STUDY IN INDIA SCHEME
The Government of India has come up with a unique initiative Study in India which will facilitate the student fraternity from all across the globe to come and experience the best of academic learning from the top institutions in India.
Study in India is a one-stop shop for foreign students seeking to study in India. It provides all the information one needs on Indian education institutions in India, how to plan their studies, how to stay in India, what kind of events are planned application process among others. The website also has a helpline number to address queries from students. Ministry of Human Resource Development is set to launch a dedicated call centre for Study in India initiative.
Under the umbrella of Study in India, about 150 select educational institutes from public, private and deemed universities are offering a wide range of courses ranging from engineering, management, commerce, photonics to yoga, Ayurveda, athletics and languages.
The proposed fee waivers to meritorious foreign students in this policy will be decided by the Institute concerned based on the following criteria:
100% waiver of tuition fees only for the top 25% students
50% waiver of tuition fees only for the next 25% students
25% waiver of tuition fees only for the next 25% students
No waiver of tuition fee for remaining 25% of students