Top 5 Study-Abroad Destinations for Indian Students
More and more Indian students are now striving to move into an education system that is research-based rather than the usual theoretical and project-based education that is offered by most universities in India. Moreover, universities offer a better infrastructure, quality education and an opportunity to experience living in a multi-cultured and independent environment.
Based on the research carried since the turn of last year, we can say that the top 5 study abroad destinations that Indian students prefer are:
One of the safest countries in the world that has a high-quality of life, Canada offers a wide multi-cultured environment where Indian students can study with students from all corners of the world. Be it French, Spanish, Polish, or American; such a diverse population makes them feel less like a stranger and be part of the global community.
Canada is one of the most preferred study-abroad destinations of Indian students. The Canadian government has recognized the growth of number Indian students there and have introduced policies like offering Permanent Residency (PR) to highly skilled Indian students passing out of Canadian University.
The University of Toronto, McGill University and the University of British Columbia are few of the top ranked universities in Canada.
International students can take advantage of free-tuition, particularly for Master’s Degree, in German Public Universities for English-taught courses. There is also a large number of scholarship providers for bright students in Germany, but one particular scholarship program that comes in mind is DAAD that is dedicated to Indian students.
Universities in Germany are partnered with numerous local and international research institutes with state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories. This is highly beneficial for students as the education in these universities is largely focused on research and innovation.
Technische Universität München (TUM), Ludwig-Maximilians – Universität München, and Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, aka Heidelberg University are among the top universities in Germany.
Australia, another country that is home to thousands of citizens across the world, offers multicultural ad friendly environment. Indian students represent a large population of International students there.
Australian government allows international students to work up to 20 hours a week, and also offers great opportunities to work after graduation.
Australia National University (ANU), University of Melbourne, and University of New South Wales (UNSW) are among the top universities in Australia for the year 2017/2018.
The United States of America
The USA has been one of the most sought out study-abroad destinations for Indian students since many years. Indian students can gain access to numerous merit-based as well as need-based scholarships to study in the USA.
Universities in the USA are among the top universities to study in across the world, thanks to their quality academic curriculum blended with research and extracurricular activities. A degree from any of the top universities in the USA carries weight and acknowledgment among potential employers in any corner of the world.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, and Harvard University are few of the top universities in the USA that are recognized worldwide.
Even after the much-maligned impacts of BREXIT, the universities in the UK has seen a rise of 10% of a number of enrollment of Indian students for higher education.
Universities in the UK offer a strong research infrastructure with educational programs that benefit Indian students.
The University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, UCL (University College London), and Imperial College London are among the universities that feature in Global Top 10 list of QS World University Rankings® 2018.