Few people might be aware that education in China is improving rapidly with more and more schools and colleges being opened every year. In order to compete with the West, the government has been funding universities with large amounts of money to help them raise the standard of education and develop new techniques and methodologies in education. Like the Ivy League of the US, China has its own C9 League of top nine universities that are ranked highly, globally. Today, programs in humanities, medicine, engineering, management and business studies offered by top colleges in China are in great demand.
As of 2015, there were almost 14,000 Indian students studying in China, out of which around 80% are pursuing medical courses like MBBS. The second-most popular course among Indian students in China is Chinese language and culture.
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Official Name: People’s Republic of China
Largest City: Shanghai
Currency: Renminbi (popularly referred to as Yuan) (RMB (¥) (CNY – Chinese Yuan)
1 Chinese Yuan=10.04 Indian Rupees
Time Zone: 2.5 hours ahead of Indian Standard Time (IST)
Calling Code: +86
China welcomes international students with open arms and quick visas. The government is even planning to give about 50,000 scholarships in the year 2015. The kind of investment that the government is making in order to improve education, indicates that the government is committed to provide quality infrastructure that will serve as the backbone for the growth of new colleges and universities for study in China. It is encouraging to note that 27 universities of China are ranked in the Top 100 Universities of BRICS & Emerging Economies, 2016.
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Once you have compiled the list of top universities in China and started applying for the courses that you want to study, you have to start going through the visa requirements. A student visa is required when it comes to studying in China.There are few things that you have to keep in mind:
Every year more and more students all around the world, choose to go to China for higher studies. Chinese universities have been ranked highly by various global ranking systems. Read: Top colleges and universities of China
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