Shall I study in my home country or abroad?

…and that is exactly the question all students are faced with during the crucial academic phase of their lives. The jazz of studying abroad is highly tempting, but is it the right thing for you? It all boils down to a few things where you need to be sorted before packing your bags and booking your air tickets. You need sound research to understand the quality of education from a particular college.

The first step you take in assessing the benefits of overseas education is to know what you want to study. The “Where” will come after you decide the “What”. A lot of students end up coming to India to pursue interesting academic fields. Here is a list of questions you can answer before making the final decision.


  • Is the quality of education in my chosen field better in India than in my home country better?

There are many reputed colleges across the globe with unparalleled quality of education. Choose the best possible one for your future career growth.

  • What is the reputation of the college I am targeting?
  • Reputation of a college can make or break career opportunities.
  • Do I want to come back to my home country after the course?
  • The education you receive in India/abroad should hold well in the scenario of your home country if you intend to come back.
  • What are the earning opportunities in the field of my choice?

Sustenance is important.

In which countries is the degree from this course acceptable? : Universally accepted education is always the better choice.

What is the cost of living in India? : Affordability of overseas education is a major factor.

Are there scholarships/other funding that I can utilize? : Meritorious/exceptionally talented students can avail attractive scholarships.

Which examinations do I need to take for admission in the college of my choice? : There are some international-level tests which need to be cleared to secure admission into universities.

Am I sufficiently familiar with the teaching language in India? : Indian universities use English as teaching medium.

Education, no matter from which country you receive it, matters only if you are open to learning new things.

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