Top 10 International countries coming to India for studies

India is the home of the first university in the world and the inventor of the digit 0.

Earlier most of the Indian students use to prefer other foreign countries for quality education and settling abroad afterward. Due to which the condition and development of the country were affected in terms of lacking qualified professionals in the country. Therefore, the government of India took a major step by increasing the number and variety of quality educational institutions to stop brain-drain from the country.  As a result, India not only stopped resident students but also emerged as one of the popular destination for higher studies, especially in Asia. Neighboring countries of India like Nepal is amongst the largest suppliers of foreign students in the country as per statistics. International students are considered an asset to any country as it is one of the important parts of earning revenue as well as economic benefit and hence India promote it by its Study in India campaign. StudyInIndia.Org is the most authentic portal for international students that facilitate students from around the world by helping them in exploring various best available options and in taking admission in India. It is an Initiative of EPSI (Education promotion Society For India). With growing number of international students in India, Government has set up International Student Offices and various Education Consultants to help them out.  
As per the latest reports, UGC (University Grants commission) has listed approximately 47 central, 358 state, 122 deemed, and 258 private universities and hence is the second largest higher education system in the world.
There are various benefits of promoting foreign country(s) students in India such as:
•    The economic benefit to the country.
•    Strengthens ties with the foreign countries.
•   Better job opportunities as many known global players such as Daimler Chrysler, Ford, Sony, General Motors IBM, Microsoft, Amway, etc. have extended their operations      from India.

 

Top 10 countries providing foreign students to India for higher studies (2015-16):

RANK

COUNTRY

PERCENTAGE OF ENROLLING FORIGN STUDENTS (%)

1.

Nepal

21.3

2.

Afghanistan

10.3

3.

Bhutan

6.6

4.

Sudan

4.8

5.

Nigeria

4.7

6.

Malaysia

4.5

7.

Iran

3.4

8.

Yemen

2.9

9.

Sri Lanka

2.6

10.

Iraq

2.5

11.

Other Countries

36.6

Advantages of studying in India as a foreign student:
•    As compared to other countries, India is quite affordable in terms educational fees.
•    Numerous educational institutions with national importance in the country.
•    Unique courses like Ayurveda, Sanskrit, Yoga, Hindi, etc. for enthusiastic foreign students.
•    Financial assistance such as an educational loan, scholarship, and fellowship for foreign students. 
•    Rich culture and variety of history give you a chance to have diverse knowledge.
•    The budget-friendly cost of living in India makes it an affordable choice for staying.
•    A 3rd largest English-speaking country in the world.
•    A wide range of globally recognized courses in India with English medium of instruction.
•     Global exposure to the students.

 

Things you should know about India before coming:
•    Capital: New Delhi
•    Official language: Hindi and English
•    Government: Federal Parliamentary Republic
•    Area: 1,269,346 square miles/ 3,287,263 square kilometers
•    Population: 1.29 Billion
•    Currency: Indian rupee (₹) (INR)
•    Calling code: +91