With increasing competition and struggle to reach the top, students throughout the world are trying to gain an upper hand over the best universities and colleges. Since the opportunities in foreign countries are in abundance, therefore, students prefer to study abroad owing to a brighter future.
Mr. Reeturaj Goswami, Head of PRATHAM International Desk says, “These days many students are considering studying abroad because of the exposure and the holistic development”.
Earlier, Indian students primarily pursued higher education in countries such as the U.S.A, U.K, and Australia. However, trends have changed over the years. Now, students have various options across the world. The best place to study abroad, although completely matters on the subject that you choose, still some of the best overseas study destinations for Indian students are listed below:
U.S.A. is one of the countries to emerge as the major overseas study destination for students all over the world. It is home to multitude of top tier universities and currently has over nine lakh foreign students within its borders. Students are attracted to it because it provides better standards of living. Along with this, it has some of the biggest institutions on the planet, such as Harvard University, MIT, University of Princeton and Stanford to name a few. It has more than 4000 universities that are ranked highly on the education front. There are over 1.3 lakh, Indian students, pursuing educational courses in the U.S.A. at the moment.
Country is home to some of the oldest and most popular universities across the world, such as Cambridge and Oxford. It provides wide range of courses, varying from Undergraduate to Postgraduate degrees across a variety of domains such as management and engineering among others. Currently, it has over five lakh, overseas students, out of which 25000 of them are Indians. Another factor that contributes to its popularity is the variety of scholarships that are provided by various universities. These scholarships offer partial to full study waiver. Some of the popular fee paying scholarships that foreign students can avail in the U.K. include GREAT, Commonwealth and Rhodes. Various courses that attract students are: Business Management, Social Sciences, Fine and Applied Arts, Engineering and Physical and Life Sciences.
Australia is the 3rd most preferred education destination with variety of scholarships being provided by various universities. The country comprises of 12000 institutions for higher education that provide English language training and vocational training. The other courses provided by the universities are sports management, finance and business, hospitality, etc. It is home to more than 25000 students across the globe.
It is one the emerging destinations with institutions and universities that rank among the top 500 across the world. Some of the popular universities are: Auckland Territorial University, University of Auckland. It boasts around 20 institutes of polytechnics and technology. More than 20,000 Indian students are biggest source of foreign students in New Zealand. Various courses that the country is popular about are Business Management, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Computer sciences, Engineering, Physical and Life sciences.
UNESCO has listed Germany among its top five destinations to study abroad. The most prominent factor that adds to the interest of students is that public universities charge a little or no tuition fees. Many students are enticed by the prospect of attaining quality education at minimal costs. There are around 10,000 students from India. Popular courses that universities offer are Business Management, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Applied Arts, and Humanities.
China is the biggest destination for students who aspire to make it in the field of medicine as it has several medical colleges. It is home to more than 15,000 Indian students. Cost of education is relatively affordable and many international programmes provide instruction in English. Most of the colleges don’t need students to take any entrance exams such as MCAT, AIPMT. Various fields that students can go for are Medicine, Business Management, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities.
It has a strong network of research institutes that concentrate on innovation. There are more than 1000 Indian students. It provides numerous opportunities in the field of Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science, Physics and Data Science and Analytics.
Japan has a long and strong tradition of art, music, and literature. It has come to the fore with its excellent technological advances. Many students now prefer Japan as a destination for higher education. Various universities that have emerged out to be the best across the globe are Hokusei Gakuen University, Hiroshima University, Arts and science in Tokyo.
PRATHAM has also successfully created its own mark in the field of International Education by setting up the International Education Desk that caters to SAT coaching.
Mr Reeturaj Goswami, Head of International Education Desk, says, “PRATHAM is not only helping students to excel in SAT but also helps the students in their applications”.
He also added that we have been successful in implementing Live Online SAT classes and we have students taking live classes from across the world. Students of Indian origin based in USA have enrolled with us and have successfully attended our live online classes. With great technology PRATHAM provided a platform and helped students to boost their score with an average score of 1300+. PRATHAM and its team provide widespread guidance on choice of universities, deadlines, profile building, university application, visa processing and even financial planning to study and get into the world's best universities, making it a easy cake walk for its students and parents, with 100% application and visa success rate.
Apart from the above mentioned there are various other countries like Canada, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, etc. where students can apply for higher studies. Students willing to pursue higher education can go for the above mentioned countries. To sum up, the primary focus should be on the field of interest rather than the popularity of any country or college.