The decision of a student to study abroad is a life altering one and needs to be taken after serious consideration. That being said, overseas education provides you with a world class knowledge and exposure in your area of specialization and an opportunity to excel in your career. It opens doors and gives you access to research that is happening on the most up-to-date innovations and developments in technology. The quality of facilities in universities is at par with latest in the Industry.
Advantages if you study abroad in top universities of US, UK and other English speaking countries
Studying in most prestigious universities in a multi-cultural campus atmosphere, results in enhancing your extra-curricular skills and your employability. The degree obtained abroad has global recognition and is respected in India.
The course structure in universities to study abroad gives you a practical outlook and is taught by taking up case-studies. Apart from this, one gets an opportunity to gain work experience in establishments like Microsoft, Google, NASA, Oracle, and GE to name a few.
Students typically go for Masters degree in the US, UK and some do go for Bachelors degree in the US, UK and other countries as well. However, the proportion of students doing Masters degree in the US, UK et al is far higher than Bachelors degree in the US.
Scholarship for studying in US, UK and other countries
There are plenty of Scholarship opportunities and funding assistances to make it feasible for all meritorious students to study abroad. Some universities have Internship opportunities to help one recover the amount spent on education. The scholarship for studying in US, UK or any country is based on a multitude of factors and varies from university to university and across countries as well
Job opportunities abroad are unlimited. More than 80% of students take up global jobs and settle abroad.
Some Indians who have made a mark after studying abroad:
- Co-founder of Sun Microsystems (Vinod Khosla),
- Creator of Pentium Chip (Vinod Dahm),
- Founder and creator of Hotmail (Sabeer Bhatia),
- Dean of Kellogg School of Management(Deepak Jain)
- Chief Executive of McKinsey & Co.(Rajat Gupta)
- President of United Airlines (Rono Dutta)
- GM of Hewlett Packard (Rajiv Gupta)
- President and CEO of US Airways (Rakesh Gangwal)
- Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup (Vikram Pandit),
- Chief Executives of Standard Chartered Bank (Rana Talwar)
- Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone (Arun Sarin)
- Chief Operating Officer of Adobe Systems (Shantanu Narayen)
- Chief Financial Officer of eBay (Rajiv Dutta)
- President of AT & T-Bell Labs (Arun Netravali)
- Vice-Chairman and founder of Juniper Networks (Pradeep Sindhu)
- Founder of Bose Audio (Amar Bose)
- President and CEO of Pepsi Cola, (Indra Nooyi)
- Head of (HPC WorldWide) of Unilever Plc. (Keki Dadiseth)
- Chief Executive Officer of HSBC (Aman Mehta)
- Director and member of Exec. Board of Goldman Sachs (Girish Reddy)
- Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (Raghuram Rajan)
- Former CTO of Novell Networks (Kanwal Rekhi)
- CEO of Mittal Steel Corporation (Lakshmi Mittal)
- Head of R&D at Yahoo! (Prabhakar Raghavan)
Number of Nobel Laureates by Country
- USA 326
- UK 116
- GERMANY 102
- FRANCE 57
- RUSSIA 41
- SWEDEN 28
- ITALY 20
- JAPAN 19
- CANADA 19
- AUSTRALIA 10
The research facilities along with sufficient funding create a conducive environment for students to thrive in the areas of their choice, resulting in their attaining great heights in their academic and professional careers.