Wednesday, Dec 21
The number of Indian students moving to study abroad almost reached to 6.5 lakhs mark in 2022 till November 30 itself. We still have the count to be added from the month of December.
To be precise, as per the latest data released by the Bureau of Immigration (BoI), 6,48,678 Indian students have got their student visas to fly abroad this year. This number has been the highest in the past 5 years. Additionally, this surpassing increase in the number of students moving to study abroad has crossed the pre-pandemic numbers.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) holds the authority of BoI, which maintains the complete data of Indians going abroad. Among the numerous visa types, the highest number of visas issued this year were student visas.
There are several reasons behind the record-breaking number of Indian students going abroad on student visas. Primarily, students want to be a part of high-ranked institutions, outstanding teaching, and world-leading research that enhances their career and future prospects. Indian student population abroad appreciates the wide range of courses, and exceptional campus and research facilities that these study abroad destinations offer.
Among the list of study destinations that are preferred by Indian students, the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are the leading countries. These popular destinations are providing academic excellence, a diverse range of course options, and an outstanding quality of student life.
Given that the number of Indians going abroad is increasing significantly, seeking an expert opinion would help the study abroad aspirants to make a well-informed decision for the upcoming academic year.
The country experts at KC Overseas Education will ensure that every student fulfils his/ her dream of pursuing higher education abroad.
So, if you are willing to move to a new country to study, you can reach out to us online or offline for your study abroad counseling. We will clarify all your doubts and suggest the most suitable courses as per your academic preference and eligibility.
Start your application at the earliest to be among the next count of the record-breaking news!