Study in India - an insight into education, reputed universities and scholarships


Want to study abroad in India and are looking for information about India ? Check this article to know about India and its life, living costs, universities and scholarships for international students as well as the Visa applications Centres in other countries.

Geography of India


India is a Asian country. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean, Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. It shear land border with Nepal, Myanmar, Butan, Pakistan, China and Bangladesh. India also share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia. It is the 7th largest country by area and the 2nd most populous country in the world. It has the most populous democracy in the world. Hindi and English are official languages of India. New Delhi is capital of India and Mumbai is largest city of India. It is one of the fastest growing major economics countries. Tiranga (Tricolor) is the national flag of India. Indian rupee (?) is the currency symbol of India.

Culture


India is one of the world's old civilization. India is the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. It is a secular country. According to 2011 census report Hinduism is largest religion in India. India's languages , religions , dance , music, architecture, food, and customs differs from place to place within the country. In India, Traditional and customary practices are very important part of Indian culture. Joint family system in our society is very important part of our culture. In respect, we touch the feet of all elders, holy men and women. There are many classic and folk dance farms. Some of the folk and classical dance farms are Kathak, Kathakali, Mohiniattam, kuchipudi, Yakshagana, Manipuri, odissi, sattriya, Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, Bihu, Chhau, Garba, Dandiya, Lavani. Music is a very important part of Indian culture. There are many types of music in India. Those types are Indian Classical music, Folk music, Filmi, Indian pop, Indian rock. Pulluvan pattu, Veena, Sitar, Ektara, Tabura, Tumbi, Pungi, Indian Harmanium, Dhol, Tabla, Nagara are some of the Indian musical instruments. Dhoti, Pajama, Lungi, Kurta, Angarkha, Sherwani, Bandhgala and jama are traditional clothes for men. Sari, gagra choli, salwar kameez, mekhela sador are traditional clothes for women. Diwali, Holi, Dusshera, Navratri, Durga puja, Krishna janmastami, Ganesh chaturthi, Gurupurv, Raksha Bandan, Bihu, Hemis onam, Pongal, Maha Shivaratri, Ram Navami, Hanuman jyanti, Eid, Christmas, New year are the major festivals in India.

Living costs and Safety

In India living costs are very low. Compared to other countries Indian's are very peace loving, middle-path arieted, happy and worm hearted. Transport, food and entertainment are all very cheap. India is relatively safe country. Crime rate is very low against international students.

Education System in India


India's education system is known for quality and excellence. It's education system offers study opportunities ranging from short term courses to Doctoral level courses. It is also known for its high educational standards. In India education is provided by public and private sector. Indian education system is based on Primary (first to fifth class), Middle (sixth to eighth class), Secondary (ninth to tenth class) Higher Secondary (eleventh to twelve class), Undergraduate according to subject and course), Postgraduate and PhD. There are 5 types of education governing bodies in India. Those education governing bodies are CBSE, CISCE, State government boards, The National open school, The International school. There are 4 main types of Universities in India. Those types are Central universities, State universities, Deemed to be Universities and Inter-universities center. Tuition fees in India is very low.

Universities in India


  • University of Delhi, New Delhi

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur

  • Anna University, Chennai

  • VIT University,Vellore

  • Amity University, Noida

  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur

  • SRM University, Chennai

  • Panjab University, Chandigarh

  • Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

  • Manipal University, Manipal

  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

  • Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad

  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

  • University of Rajasthan, Jaipur

  • International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad

  • Christ University, Bangalore

  • Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal

  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbator

  • Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

  • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi, New Delhi

  • Osmania University, Hyderabad

  • Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj
    University, Kalyanpur

  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry

  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

  • University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

  • University of Allahabad, Allahabad

  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies, Mumbai

  • University of Calicut, Tenhipalam

  • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

  • Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam

  • SASTRA University, Thanjavur

  • Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum

  • University of Madras, Chennai

  • University of Kalyani, Kalyani

  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee

  • Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

  • Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata

  • Scholarships and Fellowships in India


  • General Cultural Scholarship Scheme

  • Cultural Exchange Programme

  • Commonwealth Fellowship Plan

  • Reciprocal Scholarships Scheme

  • Technical Cooperation Scheme of the Colombo Plan

  • SAARC Fellowship Scheme

  • Apasaheb Pant Scholarship Scheme

  • ICCR Scholarship Scheme

  • Craft Instructors Scheme

  • Scholarship Scheme for Sri Lanka and Mauritius

  • KIIT University India Scholarship Program for International Students

  • DST Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Fellowships in India

  • Newton-Bhabha PhD Placement Programme

  • Undergraduate Scholarships at S P Jain School of Global Management

  • KSCSTE Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biotechnology, India

  • CSIR Junior Research Fellowship at GITAM University in India

  • ICSSR Senior and Postdoctoral
    Fellowships in India

  • Netaji Subhas-ICAR International Fellowships in India

  • Indian Visa/Passport Application Centers in others Countries


  • Singapore
    1. BLS International Services S Pte Ltd
    Address : Unit 30 - 08, International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, Singapore 079903
    Call Centre Number +6531635611
    2. BLS International Services S Pte Ltd
    Address : Unit 14 - 02/04/05
    Sim Lim Tower, 10 JalanBasar, Singapore 208787
    Call Centre Number +6531635611
    For more information visit https://www.hcisingapore.gov.in/pages.php?id=49
  • United States of America
    1. Washington DC
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address : 1250 23rd St NW, Suite 100-50, Washington, DC 20037.
    2. New York
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address : 235 West, 23rd Street, Level2, New York, NY 10011.
    3. Chicago
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address :19 S La Salle Street, Suite 1003, Chicago, IL 60603.
    4. Houston
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address : 1001 Texas Avenue, Suite 550 (Level 5), Houston, TX 77002.
    5. San Francisco
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address : 225 Bush Street, Level 1, San Francisco, CA 94104.
    6. Atlanta
    CKGS Application Center
    (Visa / PIO / OCI / Renunciation
    Department)
    Address : 5883 Glenridge Drive, Suite 180, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.
    CKGS Customer Service:
    Please call the following numbers: : 516-206-1483 / 646-589-0088
    For details visit https://www.in.ckgs.us/application-centers
  • United Kingdom
    1. LONDON- PADDINGTON
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    Address : Battleship Building, 179 Harrow Road, London W2 6NB
    2. LONDON - GOSWELL ROAD
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    Address : 142-148 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DU
    3. LONDON - HOUNSLOW
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    The Vista Centre
    Address : First Floor – Part A Block50 Salisbury RoadHounslowTW4 6JQ
    4. BIRMINGHAM
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    Address : 5 -14 South Road, Smethwick, Birmingham, B67 7BN
    5. EDINBURGH
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    Address : 1 Rennie's Isle, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6QT
    6. MANCHESTER
    Indian Visa and Consular Application
    Centre
    Address : 50 Devonshire Street North,
    Manchester, M12 6JH
    Helpline : + 44 203 793 8629 *
    + 44 203 788 4666 *
    EMAIL ID :
    info .inuk @ vfshelpline . com
    For more information visit http://www.vfsglobal.com/India/UK/contact_us.html


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