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Know how many students from 170 countries come to India every year for higher studies? This country is number one

A maximum of 74.8 percent of foreign students are graduating in India. Then the percentage of post graduate courses is 15.8. The number of male foreign students in undergraduate courses is 23,204. While the number of female students in this course is 11,882.
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Foreign students were attacked in Ahmedabad's Gujarat University on Saturday night. According to the police, a dispute and stone pelting took place over offering namaz in the university hostel. Police have arrested two accused in this case. Apart from that, FIR has been lodged against dozens of unknown people. In between know how many foreign students come to study in India.

According to the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report for the year 2021-22, a total of 46,878 foreign students from 170 countries are studying in India. This country includes students from neighboring countries of India such as Bangladesh, Afghanistan, USA and United Arab Emirates.

People from America and UAE come to India for higher studies

Highest 13,126 foreign students came from Nepal. This is 28 percent of the total foreign students. After Nepal comes Afghanistan, where 6.7 percent of students come to study in India. Its number is 3,151.

According to the AISHE 2021-22 report, besides neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, thousands of students come for higher studies from America and United Arab Emirates. Their number is as follows

  1. America- 2893
  2. Bangladesh- 2606
  3. United Arab Emirates- 2287
  4. Bhutan- 1562
  5. Nigeria- 1387
  6. Tanzania- 1264
  7. Zimbabwe- 1058
  8. Sudan- 982

Which programs in India are popular among foreign students?

There are 13 programs including B.Tech, B.Sc, MA, in which more than 1000 foreign students are enrolled. The Bachelor of Technology program has the largest number of students enrolled. Then comes Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science.

A maximum of 74.8 percent of foreign students are graduating in India. Then the percentage of post graduate courses is 15.8. The number of male foreign students in undergraduate courses is 23,204. While the number of female students in this course is 11,882. Female students are more than male students in M.Phil. 5 male and 15 female foreign students are enrolled in M.Phil. Know how many students are there in other programs including PhD, B.Com, Journalism.

  1. PhD- 2012
  2. B.Pharm- 1954
  3. Diploma Course- 1210
  4. LLB-510
  5. Post Graduate Diploma- 87
  6. Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication- 114

India is becoming the first choice of foreign students

India is slowly emerging as a preferred option for foreign students, especially students from South Asia. The number of foreign students in India has increased significantly as compared to AISHE's 2011-12 report data. In 2011-12, there were only 5,625 foreign students in India. Apart from the number of students, the number of countries they are coming from has also increased. In 2011-12, students from 153 countries of the world came to India, which has increased to 170 countries today. At that time also the largest number of foreign students came from Nepal. However, earlier very few people from America and UAE used to come to India for higher studies.

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