Tuition, Accommodation & Cost of living in India

Among the top 30 countries for internationally inbound students according to a UNESCO report, India is one of the most economically viable countries for foreign students. The cost of living & tuition here is very less as compared to other countries.


Courses
India is home to 50,000+ Colleges, Universities and Institutions offering thousands of courses from Certificate to Ph.D. level.


Tuition Fee

Tuition fees range from 500 USD per year in government-aided institutes offering basic undergraduate courses going up to 8000 USD per year in certain private or deemed universities offering specialized courses and more.

The tuition fee for professional courses range from 2000 USD per year to 15000 USD per year in private universities offering a world-class quality of
education.


Accommodation 

Most universities offer accommodation at the campus with food or without food that ranges from 1000 USD to 7000 USD per year.

Cost of living

A student has the option to rent a room in a private hostel, rent a room on his own (with or without food facility), or get a serviced apartment on rent.


 A student can experience a comfortable stay for a month within $160.  And you can reduce that by sharing the accommodation with other students.

Average other Living Expenses (in USD):

  • Self-cooking – $8 to $25 per week
  • Eating out – $4 to $70 per week
  • Utility bills – $2 to $10 per week
  • Public transport – $2 to $10 per week
  • Sports and leisure – $3 to $15 per week

As you can see the cost of studying in India is extremely affordable as compared to various developing countries and extremely low when compared to other developed nations such as the US and UK. Moreover, the quality of education has undergone significant transformation and development over the last decade.

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to London (UK)
Food in India is cheaper by 105% then the UK
Housing in India is cheaper by 365% then the UK
Clothes in India is cheaper by 62% then the UK
Transportation in India is cheaper by 373% then the UK
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 109% then the UK
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 93% then the UK

 

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to Los Angeles (USA)
Food in India is cheaper by 177% then the USA
Housing in India is cheaper by 398% then the USA
Clothes in India is cheaper by 67% then the USA
Transportation in India is cheaper by 151% then the USA
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 258% then the USA
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 105% then the USA

 

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to Paris (France)
Food in India is cheaper by 149% then France
Housing in India is cheaper by 318% then France
Clothes in India is cheaper by 81% then France
Transportation in India is cheaper by 176% then France
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 96% then France
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 70% then France

 

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to Abidjan (Ivory Coast) Africa
Food in India is cheaper by 89% then Ivory Coast
Housing in India is cheaper by 221% then Ivory Coast
Clothes in India is cheaper by 114% then Ivory Coast
Transportation in India is cheaper by 61% then Ivory Coast
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 77% then Ivory Coast
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 55% then Ivory Coast

 

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to Lagos (Nigeria) Africa
Food in India is cheaper by 35% then Nigeria
Housing in India is cheaper by 120% then Nigeria
Clothes in India is cheaper by 30% then Nigeria
Transportation in India is cheaper by 37% then Nigeria
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 9% then Nigeria
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 4% then Nigeria

 

Cost of living in New-Delhi (India) compared to Harare (Zimbabwe)  Africa
Food in India is cheaper by 156% then Zimbabwe
Housing in India is cheaper by 158% then Zimbabwe
Clothes in India is cheaper by 88% then Zimbabwe
Transportation in India is cheaper by 107% then Zimbabwe
Personal Care in India is cheaper by 121% then Zimbabwe
Entertainment in India is cheaper by 78% then Zimbabwe

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