A member of the rapidly developing 'BRICS' economies, the Indian higher education system is one of the fastest growing in the world. This means that a Masters in India can allow students to access innovative higher educational opportunities in a country with a rich and vibrant history.
India is home to a wide range of higher education providers, including regional and national universities, 'deemed universities' (more specialised training providers accorded equivalent university status) and the country's prestigious Institutes of National Importance (prestigious scientific and technical training and research universities).
This means that a Masters in India can take a variety of forms, with the option to choose between academic programmes and specialised professional training courses.
Whatever you study, you'll have a unique and unforgettable experience in one of the world's most striking international study abroad destinations. With attractions ranging from famous monuments like the Taj Mahal to natural features like the Ganges River, you'll have plenty to see and do whilst taking a break from your Masters in India.
Around 30,000 people currently study abroad in India and the country is becoming more and more popular with foreign students as the size and reputation of its higher education system grows.
Masters degrees in India take between one and two years to complete, depending on the qualification in question. The academic year in India runs between July and May.
Fees for Masters degrees in India vary quite dramatically between universities and programmes, making it hard to give an accurate average. As a rule the country is an affordable study abroad destination.
The vast majority of Indian Masters degrees are taught in English - the result of an ongoing drive to encourage and support international postgraduates studying in the country.
International students require a visa to live and and study in India. Provided you have been accepted on a Masters degree at a recognised university, the process of applying for a visa will be fairly simple.
See our full guide to of Masters study in India, including more information about degree content, application requirements and visa regulations.