India has a large number of national, state, and private institutions of learning; its university system is the third largest in the world after the US and China. The government funds the top institutions and its emphasis with the university system has been on science and technology. Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), of Management(IIM), and agricultural universities are among the specialized schools in India. Hindi and English are the official languages.
The thirteen Indian Institutes of Technology are the among the most prestigious schools in India. The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is the best known of the IITs. It was rated in the top 200 worldwide by QS. IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, and IIT Madras are also globally recognized schools, and their talented graduates have helped fuel the tech boom in India.The University of Delhi is India’s premier traditional university. It was ranked in the top 300 worldwide by QS. The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad has been consistently ranked the country’s top business school.
There are many scholarships to fund your study abroad experience. Here is a list of Diversity Abroad scholarships available for study in this country:
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Since I was in a pre-med program and struggling to find quality clinical experience in the U.S., I began to focus my search for internship abroad programs on the medical field.
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Prejudice and the religious belief of karma leads to the belief by many that those with physical disabilities are being punished for actions in their previous or current life. Students with disabilities may not directly encounter discrimination, but may be treated with sympathy or pity. However, there are many organizations now committed to challenging these attitudes throughout the country, also advocating for support of those with learning and mental disabilities.
Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3%
India is home over 1 billion people, making it the largest democracy in the world! Students are increasingly choosing to go abroad in India, and with a diversity of cultures, languages and arts, students of all fields can gain something different between New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and everything in between.
No study abroad trip to India would be complete without a trip to the Taj Mahal. But of course, there is so much more depth to India beyond that -- from the beaches of Goa, to life near the River Ganges. Spend time eating local vegetarian cuisine, and watching a Bollywood film, and explore all the country has to offer by taking local trains to get around.
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