Quick Facts & Figures

  • capital

    New Delhi
  • language

    Hindi and English
  • currency

    Indian rupee (INR)
  • government

    Parliamentary Constitutional Republic
  • religion

    Top 3: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism
  • weather

    Tropical wet & dry, Subtropical humid, and montane
  • timezone

    UTC +5:30
  • internet domain


Study in India

As the most populous democratic country in the world, India is the gold-standard of multiculturalism and diversity. With over 22 languages and 6 religions, Filipino international students are more than welcome to experience the rich and storied culture that India has to offer.

India is at the forefront of the most rapidly developing sectors in the modern global economy, which makes it a great country to earn a world-class degree. 

With partner schools in Mumbai to name a few, Filipino international students have a lot to choose in pursuing their international studies.

We have 1 Indian school and universities on our website that you can search and apply from!

Why study in India?

India is a great destination for Filipino international students thanks to its rich culture and top universities. There are a handful of reasons why Filipinos should study in India.

  • World's Second-largest Higher Education System
  • Affordable Cost of Education

Schools in India

India's large education system is ranked 26th in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings 2018.

Life and Culture in India

The government of India is preparing itself to accelerate its education programs through 10 new private universities aimed at offering students more options for research and innovation in different industries like information and communication technology, agriculture, and biotechnology to name a few.

Study and work opportunities in India for Filipinos

A handful of international students who come to study in India also explore for work opportunities while studying. However, the Indian government does not allow international students to work while studying except for Non-Resident Indians (NRI), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO).

Despite this, non-NRI, non-OCI, and non-PCI Filipinos are allowed to take up internships and training in India as long as it’s related to the program they are taking.

Scholarships in India

Although studying in India is already quite affordable, it doesn’t hurt to get additional financial support. There are several scholarships and student loan programs from both the public and private sector to help international students offset financial costs.


Partner Schools

Studying in India

Why should I study in India?
The subcontinent of India is giant melting pot of enduring philosophies, traditions, customs, languages, and different complex ethnic, cultural, and religious relations that shape the India that we know today. It’s the perfect place for international students to broaden their horizons and seek inspiration. The country is the second largest population in the world with over 1.2 billion people residing in the any of its 28 states. According to the great American author Mark Twain, “India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great-grandmother of tradition.” Though his words might seem hyperbolic at first, once you decide to study abroad in India, you’ll quickly find out for yourself that he really does not overstate the richness of culture and history that India has to offer.
How do I choose a school in India?
There are an endless array of schools and programs available to Filipino students looking to pursue their studies in the dynamic and colorful country of India. After deciding (1) What your career goals are and (2) What academic programs can help you achieve those goals, it's time to do some research on which school is best for you! There are schools in India that are looking for Filipino students just like you! Explore them here.
Do I need a visa to study in India? How do I get it?
If you’re a Philippine passport-holder, you may need to obtain a student visa. In India, a student visa is a multiple entry visa. Multiple entry visas are given to students who pursue regular studies at recognized institutions in India. If you do not have a letter of acceptance from the university or educational institution you applied for due to reasons such as pending admission tests or other requirements, a provisional visa may be issued on the basis of the provisional admission certificate/letter of offer issued by the educational institution in India. For the full list of details, please refer to the Indian embassy website or contact the Indian embassy in Manila.
Are there scholarships available for studying in India? How can I finance my studies?
There are many scholarships offered by both the Indian government and the schools themselves. Visit the Edukasyon profiles of the schools you are interested in to check if they are offering any scholarships.
There are also some international student loans available from different loan giving bodies. University representatives usually work in tandem with their financial aid department that focuses on helping students find options to finance their education. Explore our partner schools here, and click "Send Inquiry" to get connected with your university representative.