is the largest sub-continent and enjoys one of the best-educated
human resource powers in the world. India is a land of wide
diversity and yet unified. India is known to have a very vibrant
political, social, cultural and educational standing. The
Indian subcontinent with an age-old history is a civilization
united by its diversity. Experience the richness of culture,
the glory of the past, the turbulences and triumphs, the landmarks
of each era, the achievements of each age and the legacy of
the regime. As you walk through history, through India's geography,
through the religious, linguistic and artistic chapters, your
interpretation will be your very own discovery.
Indian civilization is one of the ancient civilizations in
the world. Its Scriptures, Vedas and Upa-Nishada, written
by different sages, embody the knowledge of the universe.
While other contemporary civilizations perished in the course
of time, Indian civilization, because of its strong foundation
of rich culture and profound knowledge, has continued to live
in spite of several foreign invasions. Even in those ancient
days, when there was no convenient mode of transport, when
travel was hazardous, people from far off countries travelled
all the way to India to explore the myth of India. Its early
seats of learning at Nalanda and Takshashila attracted knowledge-thirsty
students from different parts of the world.
is a modernized country with a rich cultural heritage. It
has assimilated good aspects of western culture, their scientific
outlook, but has not cut off its linkages with the past. Today,
our educational scenario is a timely blended mixture of old
moral values and modern science and technology. Hence, living
in India is a thrilling and rewarding experience for those
coming from a different culture. India offers a wide range
of educational opportunities and avenues to the students.
There are colleges and institutions of a variety of disciplines
and faculties from which to choose. As the horizon of knowledge
expands, there is a continuous expansion of the educational
network in response to it.
Today, India is the world's largest democracy, with nearly
a billion population of different ethnic backgrounds, culture,
speaking different languages, practicing different religions
and enjoys unity in diversity. A free and vibrant press and
an independent judiciary are pillars of strength of our democracy.
The country is proud of its ancient civilisation and its rich,
composite cultural heritage.
all the bigger towns and cities in India are well connected
with each other by rail, road and air. All the modern facilities
and amenities, which make the life comfortable, are easily
available in these cities at a reasonable cost. Socio-cultural
life, particularly in bigger cities is relatively more westernized
and so the life situations, which the student comes to experience
here, are quite comforting. We may go on adding more and more
about it but one cannot get the real feel of India merely
through such narratives. One has to live in India to experience
its real warmth, vitality and cultural richness.
Realizing the significance of education and educational institutions
in the nation building, India after independence-established
universities, colleges, training and research institutes.
This network of educational institutions is one among the
largest in the world. It is, therefore, not surprising that
India has become a reputed and much sought after and favoured
educational destination for the aspiring overseas students
across the world. India's excellent academic institutions
provide updated education, a safe and quiet campus atmosphere,
the traditional Indian hospitality and rich cultural heritage,
which all together add to India's attraction.
most of the institutions of higher education in India, English
is a medium of instruction. Many of these institutions are
seats of excellent education. A large section of India's population
can communicate with others through English. The English language
press in India is very strong and a large number of books,
journals, magazines, newspapers are published in English and
the International students generally do not experience any
difficulty in communicating with others in their surroundings.