Being called the 'Silicon Valley of India' Bangalore has been a name that is reckoned with in the recent times of Indian development. Its technological advancements, IT developments, rich ambiance and diverse lifestyle offer opportunities across wide domains in job offers, teaching, careers and education.
A large number of higher educational institutions in the city and pleasing weather throughout the year have always been a charm for students from every corner of the world to opt Bangalore as their study destination. It is a multi-linguistic city where people of different states speak different languages.
Bangalore is one of the most culturally diverse cities in India with more than 62 percent of population consisting of migrants from other parts of the country. A cosmopolitan city, Bangalore has witnessed a dramatic social and cultural change with the arrival of liberalization and development of information technology and business process outsourcing industries in India. IT companies in Bangalore recruit more than 35 percent of one million IT professionals in India. Adding to its cultural diversity and IT culture there are many other facets that come into play that make Bangalore a favored study destination.
Nearly one-third of the expatriate students in India are in Karnataka pursuing higher education. Bangalore, with virtually no language barrier, seems to be among the most sought-after education destinations in India. Most of the foreign students studying in Bangalore are from countries like Africa, Middle East, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives and Mauritius with Humanities and Science being the most popular disciplines. The city is home to foreign students from across 80 countries. Immigrant students choose Bangalore for its cosmopolitan lifestyle, good climate and since they can get along without having to learn the local language. This also opens gates for learning new languages owing to the cultural diversity of the city.
From a vast array of courses to choose from and the number of institutions ready to enlighten students from far and wide, Bangalore has a wide offering in terms of educational experience for local as well as non-local students. The city also provides a number of options for recreational purposes for students due to the cosmopolitan status it has been rendered with.
Studying in Bangalore can add memorable experiences to a student's life. Apart from education, Bangalore has immense career opportunities, which encourage students to be settled in this city even after completion of their studies. Job opportunities and career graphs in the city are at an all time high with the scope of the IT wave unfolding in the city.