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Top 10 preferred educational destinations for Indian Students

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In today's competitive world, it is all-important that students choose the right college/university for higher education. It is equally important for students to choose the right location as their overseas destination. Choosing the right study destination can make all the difference.

With large amounts of funding technology, it is no wonder that more students are opting for education abroad. Most of the top universities overseas focus on preparing students for work in a highly competitive world upon graduation.

Most of these destinations offer wide range of vocational and technical subjects to choose from, which attracts experts and students from every discipline.

Upon extensive research here is the list of top 10 preferred educational destinations for Indian students.

Educational destinations for Indian Students in USA

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 4599
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1636 - Harvard University

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 4 years
Masters: 18 months to 24 months
MBA: 1 year & 2 years
PhD: 4-6 years

Top 5 Universities:
1. California Institute of Technology
2. Harvard University
3. Stanford University
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
5. Princeton University

Educational destinations for Indian Students in United Kingdom

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 447
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: Established before 1167 - Oxford University

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 4 years

Top 5 Universities:
University of Cambridge
Oxford University
Imperial College
University College London
London School of Economics and Political Science

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Canada

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 98
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1785 - University of New Brunswick - Fredericton Campus.

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 4 years
Masters: 1 to 3 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 5 years

Top 5 Universities:
University of Toronto
McGill University
University Of British Columbia
University Of Alberta
Université de Montréal

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Australia

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 113
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1850 - University of Sydney

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 3.5 years

Top 5 Universities:
The Australian National University
The University of Sydney
The University of New South Wales
The University of Melbourne
Monash University

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Germany

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 74
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1386 - Heidelberg University

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 5 years

Top 5 Universities:
Technical University Munich
University of Heidelberg
University of Freiburg
Free University of Berlin
University of Frankfurt

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Sweden

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 28
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1477 - Uppsala University

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 4 years

Top 5 Universities:
Karolinska Institute
Uppsala University
Lund University
Royal Institute of Technology
University of Gothenburg

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Netherlands

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 55
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1575 - Leiden University

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 5 years

Top 5 Universities:
University of Amsterdam
Leiden University
Utrecht University
Delft University
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Educational destinations for Indian Students in France

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 600 and above (Both Public + Private)
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1200 - University of Paris

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 to 4 years

Top 5 Universities:
University of Paris VI
University of Paris-Sud
École Normale Supérieure
Ecole Polytechnique
University of Strasbourg

Educational destinations for Indian Students in Singapore

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 28 including foreign university campuses.
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1905 - National University of Singapore (NUS)

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 4 years
Masters: 1 to 2 years
MBA: 1 to 1.5 years
PhD: 5 to 5 years

Top 5 Universities:
National University of Singapore
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore Management University
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Yale-NUS College

Educational destinations for Indian Students in New Zealand

Total Number of Academic Institutions: 26
Oldest Academic Institution establishment year: 1869 - University of Ottago

Duration of programs:
Bachelors: 3 to 4 years
Masters: 2 years
MBA: 1 to 2 years
PhD: 3 years

Top 5 Universities:
University of Auckland
University of Otago
University of Canterbury
Victoria University of Wellington
Massey University

The author of this article, Binita Parekh, leads a team of dedicated and highly qualified counsellors and staff at Beyond Boundaries Education Consulting Services which offers advice and guidance to students for successful applications to prestigious academic institutions, enabling them to achieve and bring their dreams to fruition.

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