India has always been the top most destinations for Higher Education for Nepalese students. Thousands of students from Nepal migrate every year in different parts of India to fulfill their dream of quality education.
The Indian Education system is the world's third largest Higher Education System with more than 800 universities, 39,000 colleges and a capacity of enrolling more than a enormous 20 million students. Higher Education Institutions in India offer courses/degrees that are competitive in the world market in terms of quality but are delivered at one fourth the cost, hence guaranteeing value-for-money education.
Most of the higher education is delivered in English which can offer an ease of communication which would be enjoyed by an overseas student.
Many Indian universities are placed in luxurious natural campuses, celebrating host of festivals and events, opportunities to experience local cultures and traditions will ensure an exciting campus life.
Indian Education system
The Indian institutions include Government Degree Colleges and Private Degree Colleges, including exclusive women's colleges, functioning under these universities and institutions. Colleges may be Autonomous, i.e. empowered to examine their own degrees, up to the PhD level in some cases, or Non-Autonomous, in which case their examinations are under the supervision of the university to which they are affiliated; in either case, however, degrees are awarded in the name of the university rather than the college.
Indira Gandhi National Open University is the largest university in the world by number of students, having approximately 3.5 million students across the globe.
Some institutions of India, such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), University of Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru University have been globally acclaimed for their standard of education.
There are many reasons why students mostly from Nepal visit India for further education.
• Nepal and India always had a friendly relation and has proved themselves as good neighbours.
• Nepal also shares its culture and religion with India.
• Almost seven million Nepalese are either permanently settled or are employed in different parts of India.
• Some 40,000 brave Nepali Gurkha soldiers are currently employed by the Indian Govt. to protect its borders against any foreign aggression.
• Citizens of Nepal and India can visit each other’s country without the requirements of visa.
• India’s recent robust economic growth has attracted many foreign companies to start in business, which ultimately created a huge demand for employment.
India has incredible diversity, be it terrains, regions, cultures, languages, or simply, the way of life. Every region offers unique food to savour and culture to experience! If you are looking to experience culture, art, tradition, heritage, history, innovation and creativity and be part of a dynamic education system, India is the place to be!