The land of colors and dreams.
land of varied cultures and traditions. The land whose very
name evokes visions of snow capped peaks, gushing rivers
and fertile plains. One of the many things that reflect
Indias myriad moods are the parched deserts and palm
fringed beaches, verdant fields and rugged mountain passes,
cooling breezes and hot winds. India, also called Bharat
or Hindustan, is the largest democracy in the world. India
is the worlds second biggest country in terms of population,
and seventh largest in area. India with her diversity of
races, ethnic types, religions, linguistic groups and varied
social structures is a repository of an amazing wealth of
The costs of higher education and living costs are very
attractive as compared to those in developed countries like
United States, United Kingdom, Singapore and Canada. The
quality of education is superior and therefore it makes
India a preferred destination choice for Higher Education.
will sideswipe you with its size, clamour and diversity.
Nothing in the country is ever quite what you expect, and
the only thing to expect is the unexpected. When you leave
India you will either love it or hate it. You 'tip' in India
not so much for good service but in order to get things
done. Judicious baksheesh will open closed doors, find missing
letters and perform other small miracles.
Contrary to popular belief, not all Hindus are officially
vegetarians. Although you'll find vegetarians everywhere,
strict vegetarianism is most prevalent in the south. Indians
love the cinema and the Indian film industry, centred on
Bombay, is one of the largest and most glamorous in the
world. It's cheap operatic escapism, extremely harsh on
the ears, and should not be missed.
Big cities are westernized and have lots of action and nightclubs,
pubs, cinemas, restaurants are popular haunts of the youngsters.
Small towns have very little to offer in terms of entertainment
so make sure you make plenty of friends to have fun.