Universities in Mumbai
Mumbai features many higher education institutions. One of the oldest and most prominent is the University of Mumbai. Established in 1857, it is one of the largest universities in the world (over 10,000 students) boasting a diverse student body and offering predominantly English-taught programmes. Other, more specialised universities, like the Indian Institute of Technology, the Institute of Chemical Technology and Grand Medical College are also highly respected.
The official language in Mumbai is Marathi, but English, among other languages and dialects, is widely spoken.
Careers in Mumbai
Mumbai’s professional world is open to hiring expatriates, especially English-speakers interested in banking and finance. Multiple large corporations and international companies (Microsoft, IBM, KPMG, etc) have offices in the city. In addition, the substantial growth of the IT, engineering, export and advertising sector provide plenty of opportunities for career development.