With more than 343 universities, 17,000 colleges, and a wide array of courses to choose form, India offers the perfect location for studying. India provides the foreign student body the second largest higher education system in the world. Other than the doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate studies, there are numerous training and diploma level educational facilities fulfilling the needs of vocational and skill-based trainings and studies.
Degrees from Indian universities are recognized globally with majority of the institutes using English as the medium of instruction. Courses ranging from Fine Arts, and Nano-Technologies to Medicines, Engineering and Social Sciences are widely available.
India also offers a number of internship study programs that the students can participate in. The medical internship in Northern India allows students to gain first-hand experience working with medical professionals in public as well as private hospitals around the city of Palampur. Pre-medical, first and second year students can shadow and work with doctors and nurses. At the end of the program the students are rewarded with a certificate. Dental elective placements are another study option in India. The dental program can be joined any Monday of the month and interns spend five to six hours a day working and have weekends off. If desired, students can participate in camps set up in villages surrounding Palampur over the weekends. The camps allow interns to can gain priceless practical experience.
Cooking, music, Yoga, meditation and spiritual studies are some of the other possible study options available to visitors in India. These studies can as casual or in depth as the student desires. Courses can last from a few weeks to years.