The Indian education system by far known for its students outflow is now building international capacity that will increase foreign student outreach bringing about the much needed paradigm shift. Beginning with an improved policy frame work to moving forward with a steadfast approach towards technological and digital innovations, the Indian education is poised to take over the world systems and emerge as a leading ‘soft power’.
Comfortable with English English is the primary medium of instruction & examination at majority of the higher education institutions, catering towards technical, functional and professional courses like Engineering, Medical Sciences, Architecture, Management, and Liberal Arts just to name a few. Unlike South East Asian, Russian and other Croatian countries the general population in India is still more acquitted with basic English.
Acceptable to Diversity: India is a land of diverse cultures and religions, and thus has grown acceptability towards diversity, and respects the diverse religious and cultural upbringing that foreign students bring along with them. This makes it easy for the students to adapt to the Indian life style and share their way of life with fellow students as well.
World class education infrastructure: At present, higher education sector witnesses spending of over Rs 46,200 crore (US$ 6.78 billion), and it is expected to grow at an average annual rate of over 18 per cent to reach Rs 232,500 crore (US$ 34.12 billion) in next 10 years. The current decade will see India spend more on education; private players infused with FDI are competing with the world to build global universities with best amenities on the India soil.
Government initiatives & Support: With human resource increasingly gaining significance in the overall development of the country, development of education infrastructure is expected to remain the key focus. Under the current proposed scheme of ‘Study in India’, Indian government is aiming to make 10 public and 10 private institutions world class. Further, it is also aiming at opening of IIT’s and IIM’s in new locations as well as allocating educational grants for research scholars in most government institutions. Government of India has announced plans to digitize academic records such as degrees, diplomas, mark sheets, migration certificate, skill certificate, etc from secondary to tertiary-level institutions into a National Academic Depository (NAD). It is also signing MOUs with countries for learning, skill training and job assistance.
Robust economy: India has a GDP average of about 7.5%; and as a nation stands with the highest number of tertiary population of the world. Availability of English speaking tech-educated talent, democratic governance and a strong legal and intellectual property protection framework are enablers for world class product development- this helps build a stable and growth intensive economy that creates a better learning & training opportunity. Our medical and technical courses stand by these global standards supported by a competitive fee structure.
Innovation & Flexibility in Learning: India has an inclusive learning system; that incorporates parallel learning programs along with higher education opportunities. Beginning with specialized open universities like IGNOU offering distance learning programs to incorporating latest versions of digital and eLearning options; foreign students can choose to learn a variety of subjects and courses and maximize their learning opportunity during their stay in India.