Capital: New Delhi
Largest city: Mumbai
Area: 3,287,263 km2
International Phone dialing code: +91 or 0091
Why study in India
It is a developing country.
Unless particularly well traveled, many college students from the industrialized world have not had the privilege of living in a developing country. Many study abroad programs in India will be a crash course in the nature of the social, economic, and infrastructural challenges that are faced by the majority of the world’s population living in poverty today. With nearly 1.3 billion people,
It has a growing economy.
The silver lining to India’s current challenges related to poverty is that the country continues to see steady progress and growth. Though plagued by stark levels of inequality (like much of the developing, and developed, world), India lays claim to a significant degree of wealth as well. Cities like Mumbai and New Delhi are booming as the country gradually integrates into the global economy.
It is easy to get involved on campus.
On the latter note about India’s population of young people, studying abroad at an Indian university and making friends with peers from halfway across the world will be an incredibly rewarding experience. Many Indian colleges use English as the medium of education,
It has great opportunities for global networking.
The connections you make while studying abroad in India do not have to stop with your Indian peers. There are many opportunities to become involved in the public or private spheres as an international student in India, where you can gain practical experience within a deeply enriching work environment.
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