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Study in India is a collaborative project under the Ministry of Education by the Government of India. Study in India was put together to encourage the foreign student community to study in India’s top institutes and further India’s global identity as a student destination.

With India ranked as the second largest higher education system, home to 39,931 colleges and 993 universities, Study in India is built to facilitate the student fraternity from all across the globe to come and experience the best of academic learning from the top institutions in India.

In an abundant and extensive higher education system such as India, ranked as the second largest higher education system, the Study in India interface is a prime intermediary for students to explore, connect and apply to various top-ranked institutions in the country.

Students get to choose from a diverse set of more than 2600 courses and 120 top-ranked institutes. Some institutions also offer niche courses in Yoga, Buddhism, Ayurveda and more.

For the academic year 2020-21, the program avails 2,000 scholarships across the globeto inbound graduates and postgraduates, with each scholarship valued at $3,500. The program also offers approximately 25,000 seats with more than 9,500 fee waivers.

Study in India aims to provide international students with a unique blend of quality education and enterprising culture, to make the student feel at home away from home.

We’ve realized that students are in search of practical knowledge, personal and societal development within and outside the four walls of classrooms. It is with this objective that Study in India has built the program based on the following pillars - Culture of Diversity, Innovation & Creativity, Best Value Education, Enterprising Gene and Advanced Developing Economy.

‘Study in India’ Initiative has partnered with NIRF and NAAC certified institutions in the country, ensuring commitment to quality. By pursuing a course with our top institutes in India, students will have the following advantages -

  • Internationally renowned degree, making you employable not only locally but globally;
  • Expertise in popular courses as well as niche disciplines, ranging from - Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing to traditional subjects, such as Ayurveda, yoga & classical dance.
  • Higher Institutions in India offer degrees that are competitive in the world market in terms of quality but are delivered at ~1/4th the cost hence guaranteeing value for money, making it high on ROI.

To be eligible for the Study in India Scholarship, students should have registered with Study in India, completed an application on our website - and been inducted into a tufy in India partner institute. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the following.

  • Students should have had a meritorious academic history in his / her secondary school, higher secondary school, and / or latest academic qualification.
  • Students from the given list of countries on the website may appear for the PRAGATII exam that is conducted by the Study in India team, and a merit list would be generated for the second-wave of shortlisting.
  • The final shortlisted will be contacted by the Study in India team.

The Study in India Scholarship would ideally cover the following costs - admission fees, tuition fees, accommodation and food (canteen) expenses. However, if the annual fees is more than USD3500, then the scholarship would cover a part of the mentioned costs. Please note, the scholarship will not provide for a stipend or any out-of-pocket expenses.

Tuition fees vary across private and public institutes. However, the average cost of tuition fees in India would be an approximate USD3000, taking into account various factors.

While, all Indian institutes in the premier category under the University Grants Commission (UGC) regulations are assessed and accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), the NIRF or the National Institute Ranking Framework ranks Indian universities and colleges.

India has the world’s second largest higher education network, with around 40,000 colleges and an approximate 1000 universities, which include both public and private institutes. Study in India has partnered with India’s top ranked 114 institutes, offering an approximate 2600 courses, which include mainstream courses and niche disciplines.

To join the Study in India programme, you’d need to register on our website (, where you can directly apply to the best Indian institutes of your choice and preference. All you’d need to do is follow our five step process, which is as follows:

  • Explore Courses - Find a course of your interest.
  • Register with Study in India - Register on the Study in India portal to be able to access our institutes.
  • Fill Application - Fill in the basic details and proceed to choose your preferences.
  • Complete Application - Submit application with preferred courses and institutes.
  • Prepare to Study in India - We are excited to see you in India!

There is no screening process to register with Study in India. But we do recommend that you register with us, if you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate, postgraduate or a doctorate degree with top-ranked Indian institutes. We review your eligibility for a scholarship after you have submitted the application form.

Our website, , is the bedrock of our operations and what we have to offer to the international student community. You can also get in touch with us on our Toll Free Number (+91120-6565065), message and call us on our Whatsapp Number (+918130013265) and email us on Also find us on our official facebook group - We’d be glad to have you join the Study in India community !

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