The Indian Education system is the world’s third largest Higher Education System with more than 800 universities, 39,000 colleges and a capacity of enrolling more than a whopping 20 million students. Higher Education Institutions in India offer courses/degrees that are competitive in the world market in terms of quality but are delivered at one fourth the cost, hence guaranteeing value-for-money education.
The Indian Education system is vast in size, as well as its academic offerings. A vibrant and diverse education system means a wide variety of courses are available — from the modern and cutting edge to the traditional. Indian education ranges from exposure to the latest advancements of science and technology like Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing to Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit and classical dances.
This vastness of the Indian education system directly translates to enhanced opportunities for its students and global learning for an all-round academic and personal development.
A burgeoning IT and Services sector has led to a robust placement oriented education as about 200 of the Fortune 500 companies hire regularly from Indian campuses.
Details of Indian Education Systems consisting of Technical, BE, PhD, UG, Short-term Courses etc.
Undergraduate/ Bachelor’s Level Education:
The undergraduate course i.e. the Bachelor’s degree is obtained after three years of study in the case of arts (B.A), science (B.Sc) and commerce (B.Com). UG courses in professional subjects, for the Bachelor’s degree, like Engineering (B.E, B.Tech), Medicine (M.B.B.S), Dentistry (M.D) and Pharmacy (B.Pharma) range from 4 to 5 and a half years.
Post-Graduate/Master’s Level Education:
Post-graduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering and Medicine are 2 year courses for the award of a Master’s degrees. Master’s program can be pursued only after completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Doctoral Studies/ Ph.D Level Education:
M.Phil. Program is of one and-half year to two years in duration. PhD program is for a minimum of 3 years and can take several years. These courses involve research work under a chosen/allotted guide, leading to thesis submission and viva-voce. Successful completion of PhD course designates the title of ‘Doctor’ to the individual.
Certificate and Diploma Programs:
In addition to the degree programs, a number of diploma and certificate programs are also available in universities. Their range is wide and they cover anything from poetics to computers. Some of them are undergraduate diploma programs and others postgraduate programs. The duration varies from course to course and program to program an usually ranges between one year and three years.