Why study in India?
(From http://www.studyinindia.ind.in/StudyinIndia_WhyIndia.aspx )
Strong University Network
With over 343 universities and 17,000 colleges offering the widest spectrum of courses. India has the second largest education system in the world.
52 – Deemed Universities
162 – Traditional Universities
40 – Agricultural / Forestry / Fisheries / Veterinary Universities
36 – Engineering and Technology Institutes such as Indian Institutes of Technology,
Indian Institute of Science etc.
18 – Medical Universities
11 – Open Universities
18 – National Institutes of Technology
Indian universities and institutes of higher education and research have made significant contribution in research and development in the areas ranging from biotechnology to ocean engineering. In traditional subjects like arts and humanities, pure sciences, applied physics, chemistry, and mathematics, Indian universities and institutes of higher studies have been playing a leading role.
The country has also been active in the development of space technology, production and launching of indigenous satellites and development of peaceful nuclear energy. Besides, India is also recognized the world over for its information technology talent.
All these developments and initiatives have brought the country to the forefront as a technologically advanced nation. In fact, a large number of developing countries today look at India for training and guidance to further their development initiatives.
The courses as well as professionals trained in Indian educational institutions are recognized the world over – 200 of the Fortune 500 companies regularly participate in campus placements in Indian institutions.