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Best cities in India to study

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Choosing an institute is always tough especially when cut-offs are soaring. There are a number of factors to consider such as whether you meet the eligibility criteria, the cost of the institute, if you get the course you want and of course, there is location.

We take a look at some of the metros across India and give you an overview of what it is like to study there:

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DELHI
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The capital is known for its infrastructure, transport system and also many prestigious institutes. It is the centre for politics, leading academic institutes as well as a hub for public and private companies.

Education

The University of Delhi offers four-year degree programs and its colleges are known throughout the country. Prestigious institutes include IIT Delhi, LSR, St Stephen’s and AIIMS.

Click here to explore colleges across Delhi

Lifestyle

There are a lot of things to do in Delhi whether you are into ancient architecture or want to walk around malls.

Popular places to hang out include Chandhi Chowk, Connaught Place, Dilli Haat among others.

Accommodation

Check early for accommodation in hostels. PG accommodation is popular with students. Others prefer to rent out apartments.

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MUMBAI
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This is India’s financial and film capital. Life in Mumbai is fast-paced and there is always something happening.

Education

Mumbai is a good place to study arts, finance or sciences.

It is home to an IIT and has several institutes of excellence including TISS, St Xavier’s and Grant Medical College.

It could be a good idea to study film making or mass communication in Mumbai as there are plenty of good opportunities to network.

Click here for other institutes in Mumbai

Lifestyle

Get ready to take on a crowded city that has its own charm. Distances are huge in Mumbai so daily commutes can be long. Popular ways of travel include the train, known as Local, or auto rickshaws.

Popular places to hang out and spot the occasional celebrity include Bandra Linking Road, Marine Drive as well as the malls in Andheri.  

Accommodation

Rent can be expensive in Mumbai. So if your college doesn’t offer a hostel, then opt for a PG or if you are lucky, share an apartment.

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BANGALORE
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India’s garden city and IT hub is a popular place for students. A number of international companies are located here giving the city a cosmopolitan vibe. The weather, of course, is good.

Education

Bangalore has fantastic opportunities for education, especially arts, science, business and IT. Institutes include Christ University, IIM, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and the Indian Institute of Science.

For a list of institutes in Bangalore, click here

Lifestyle

Bangalore offers an amazing experience that includes history to glitzy malls and IT offices. The city has an amazing range of eating places and a good music scene.

Popular places to hang out include MG Road and Brigade Road

Accommodation

Students can opt for PG or share a flat between themselves.

Share your experiences and let us know if you have any places in these cities that you out with your friends in the comment box below.

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