Once you get out of school all you can think about is what next. Last 17-18 years of your sheltered life is finally over now it is time to leave the nest; but where to go?
Higher education in India has seen a huge transformation over few generations. There are a wide range of subjects that a student can choose from. You have the pure breed subjects like – English, Psychology, History, Physics, Chemistry etc; the mixed breed subjects like - BBA/MBA, Engineering and its various fields and various unique combinations of subjects. Then you have the latest entrant of the social media and with it the aspiring graphic designers, photographers etc.
Why Consider Bangalore for Higher Education?
Bangalore is known for many things like the climate, the people, the culture, the lifestyle and education. Students flock from all around the country to Bangalore. You have from the top IIM and the prestigious Christ College and Josephs College to the many law colleges, health sciences and engineering colleges in Bangalore.
Christ colleges has been ranked number one in the country for BBA and BBM, National Law School of India University has also been ranked number one and MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology is in the top 20 according to a survey done by India Today.
When you look for the perfect college and location – Bangalore tops that list because:
Variety: All the possible streams that anyone could think about; are present in Bangalore. Bangalore has some of the best colleges in India in all the streams like Commerce, Arts, Law, Science, Medical, MBA/BBA, BCA, Mass Communication, Engineering etc.
Diversity: Bangalore has an extremely diverse crowd. Students from all around the country come here to study. The colleges here are not biased; they make sure that the students that come from other cities get an equal place.
Safety: Bangalore is comparatively safer that other metropolitan cities. According to Times of India Bangalore is the 3rd safest city for women.
Culture: This is the one of the best cities for the younger generation. From all that rock and roll to the Beauty of Jazz – Bangalore encompasses it all. From regular music concerts to weekend getaways Bangalore has become a gold destination for the younger generation. If you are not a music fan, you have various food joints and hangout points all around the city.
Climate and Greenery: Bangalore’s climate is often talked about. It is one of those cities that have the perfect climate. Bangalore is also known as The Garden City. With the parks and greenery in every nook and corner – Bangalore is definitely one of the most beautiful cities to live in.
Job Prospects: Bangalore is the IT hub of India. Along with that you also have various corporates, social media and e-Commerce sites. Getting a job in Bangalore is considerably easier that other cities. Bangalore also has a huge percentage of students that work while study. A lot of prominent companies have places for students in part time position.
Where to study in Bangalore
Bangalore is known for its IT industry and also their various engineering colleges like the International Institute of Technology, MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology and Bangalore Institute of Technology etc. Bangalore has over 20 engineering colleges. They provide wide variety of specializations. From common ones like Software, Electronic, Civil etc. to Aeronautical, Mechanical, Information Sciences, Embedded Systems, Network etc. most of them have 100% placements and with the IT industry present right there like Infosys, TCS, HCL, Hewett Packard, Google and Yahoo etc. These companies take a huge chunk of graduating students every year
Bangalore also has the prestigious IIM. This is one of the toughest colleges to get in, in India. Students prepare hard to get a place in this institute. Other than that you have various MBA and BBA colleges all around the city like Mount Carmel College, WE school etc.
There is a huge chunk of students in Bangalore that come of subjects like arts and commerce. Bangalore has many famous universities that teach these subjects to perfection. Then you also have Fine Arts and other course that make it to the list of what to study in Bangalore.
Bangalore has a lot of pluses, which makes it a prime candidate for all your education woes. This city in the southern part of India has a lot to offer to whoever who decided to come here. So if you are considering leaving your city and look at another prospective place for higher education – Make that place Bangalore.
Author Bio: Trisha is a professional writer and adviser on education and career. She is an ardent reader, a traveler and a passionate photographer. She wants to explore the world and write about whatever comes across her way.