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Overview of the Indian Education System

India has always gained the admiration of other countries for its fascinating mix of culture and traditions combined with fast-growing technology and economy. With the changing times, education system of India has also adopted the necessary changes to make it one of the strongest and most credible education systems of the world. In fact, India is one of the leading Asian countries expected to soon be an educational super power. Home to over 33,023 colleges and nearly 634 universities, the Indian education system is divided into different levels such as the pre-primary level, primary level,...

Higher Education in India

India with its third largest higher education system will soon become an educational super power. The Indian higher education system has evolved in distinct and divergent streams over the decades and today Indian graduates are in high demand among the global employers. The system has expanded at a fast pace by nearly adding over 20,000 colleges and more than 8 million students in a decade from 2001-11. Growth of Higher Education Institutions: As per the reports from the University Grants Commission (UGC) presently there are 634 degree awarding institutions in the country with Tamil...

Educational Institutions in India

Growth of educational institutions in India India today has the third largest higher education network in the world after USA and China. As per the reports from the University Grants Commission (UGC) presently there are 634 degree awarding institutions in the country with Tamil Nadu leading the chart with 59, followed by 58 in Uttar Pradesh, 48 in Rajasthan, 44 in Maharashtra and Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal having 42, 36, 28 and 26 respectively. The eight states of North-East have 40 such institutions with Assam having 10, Meghalaya, 9. Rest of the six NE states...

Courses and Degrees in India

India has always been a leading player in the space of education. Keeping in pace with today’s vast career options, educational institutions now offer a wide range of courses in varied streams.  Although engineering, business management and medicine have been the most popular and traditional courses for decades now, students are actively exploring the various non-conventional courses such as graphic designing, media and communication, fashion designing, animation, music and aviation. It is imperative to have as much information as possible about the various course options when...

Popular Courses and Colleges in India

Education sector in India has undergone major changes over the decades to meet the demands of the changing world. Given the wide range of career options, educational institutions in India today offer courses in every field to suit the various interests of its students. You could choose to study and even specialize in a particular subject of your interest. However, analyzing your interests, knowing your skills and aptitude is very important before making the right course choice. It is essential that you have sufficient knowledge about the subject and the offerings of the course. If you are...

Step-by-Step Approach to Select Your College/Field of Study

As a student who has completed class XII, most of you will be taking the next big step of choosing a college and a course of your choice. But are you unsure where to begin from given that you have so many options to choose from? It can sometimes be overwhelming to narrow down the field, college or university you would like to join.  But every problem has a solution and analyzing yourself will certainly help you when it comes to making the right educational choice. Goal Analysis: Do you have a particular career in mind? Do you want to train for a particular area or expand your...

Top Universities in India

“For some exceptional individuals, going to university is a waste of time” - Steve Jobs . There are plenty of other instances of hugely successful innovators and entrepreneurs such as Dhirubhai Ambani, Gautam Adani who skipped university. Unfortunately, not everyone is exceptional and endowed with genius. For the majority, a good university education is the only passport to success. Indian Universities still have a long way to go in climbing up the global ranking. The IITs and IIMs have given this trend a good start and many universities are soon expected to make way into the...

Applying to Universities/Colleges

Choosing the right university is a very crucial step for an enriched learning experience although it is a very exhaustive and time consuming process. Remember, the best university for you may not be the most famous one, but those that offer you field of study of your choice as well as meet the other criteria important to you. The range of academic options as well as the universities available is so wide that choosing the right university may take some time. The basic steps involved in the process of selecting a university are: A) Self evaluation Identify your goals and needs....

Job Prospects for Graduates in India

The educational path you choose always plays a major role in your career. If you would like to enter the workforce immediately after class X, trade skills such as typing and shorthand can be helpful. You can also pursue a diploma course in engineering, data entry, food processing or the service industry. On the other hand, if you want to continue to the XII standard and beyond, selecting a field of study should be your first step. For instance, science is the most popular field of study and pursuing a science course can potentially lead you towards a lucrative career.  However, if you...

Interested in Studying Abroad?

Though Indian students have been migrating to foreign lands for pursuing higher studies for quite some time now, globalization of education has reached an all time high in the recent years with new countries emerging as education power houses. The craze for international education is so high that students are now more than willing to overlook the huge costs involved and visa issues. Top study abroad destinations like the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are developing new strategies and educational policies to attract the migrants. What is interesting to note is that Asian...

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