India’s education system is as diverse as its cultures and breathtaking natural beauty. India is one of the largest higher education systems in the world, second only to the United States. The country provides a wide array of options for nearly 30 million students from 164 different countries. Home to dozens of communities, languages and several religions, India’s education system is as vast and diverse as the country. As a student, you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of academic disciplines, from anthropology to chemistry to business and finance. Its diverse culture and history make it an excellent destination for pursuing advanced education.

Why Study in India

The Indian economy is growing at a staggering rate – it’s predicted to become the world’s third-largest economy by 2030 – and is expected to grow at the fastest pace in the decade ahead. Studying in India will give you a front-row seat to the changing world

and gain valuable insight into the changing business landscape. As a part of a study abroad program, you’ll be immersed in a culturally diverse environment. In addition to a multi-cultural environment, India offers the perfect opportunity to explore the different disciplines of the world.

The cultural similarities make it easier to adapt to the environment, and most important of all, as a Nepalese student, you do not require a visa to study in India. The country offers many scholarships to its international students and is also very affordable compared to studying in other countries. It’s also inexpensive to travel to and from India. With the vast higher education infrastructure in place, learning in India is ideal for students.

Scholarships in India

India offers a wide range of scholarships to its international students. Among them COMPEX Scheme and ICCR Scholarship are the most popular among Nepalese students pursuing their study abroad dreams in India.

COMPEX Scheme: COMPEX Scheme is a scholarship provided in Nepal by Indian Embassy Nepal to multiple undergraduate courses in Indian Universities and Institutes. The scheme covers the undergraduate courses in Engineering (BE), Pharmacy (B. Pharmacy), Agriculture (B.Sc-Agri), Dairy Technology (B.Sc. – DT) and B.Sc. (Nursing). Students applying for this scholarship will be selected based on a qualifying Remote Proctored Test / Exam (Internet Based) conducted by the Embassy of India.

ICCR Scholarship: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations-ICCR is a fully funded scholarship awarded to international students to study at government universities with government funding and stipend. The students who qualify for ICCR Scholarships do not have to pay any tuition fees and other expenses to the University for their education or research in India. In addition, they not only receive a monthly stipend to cover their daily expenses but also the cost of traveling to India for the first time and returning home after obtaining a degree.

DASA Scheme

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) is an initiative by the Government of India for Foreign Nationals, Non Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin & Overseas Citizens of India.

It offers admission in undergraduate engineering & architecture programs as well as in M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des./MURP & MBA courses in NITs, IIESTs, IIITs, SPAs, central universities and other publicly funded and leading educational institutions. The Technical Institutions forming a part of DASA 2021 have been recognized to be the top ranked Institutions in the country. Synergy Education Consultant has been a key member from Nepal offering opportunity for DASA Scheme scholarship to the students. In 2021, DASA discontinued admissions based on SAT Subject Scores. Currently it only offers admission based on JEE Main ranks