In recent times, Bangalore has emerged as the hotspot for students seeking quality higher education. India’s Silicon Valley is home to a substantial academic environment, in addition to a thriving IT industry. The encouragement for interdisciplinary studies enable students to explore diverse fields.

Here are the diverse perspectives of immigrant students from across the country, sharing their reasons to choose Bangalore for their higher studies.

Pema Chodan Bhutia is from Sikkim, a final year Post Graduation student of Social Work from ST JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY, Bangalore.

“Bangalore has diverse educational landscape with esteemed institutions known for their quality education and technical programs. The city also embraces cultural diversity, making it relatively welcoming for students from different regions, Bangalore’s vibrant atmosphere, moreover the city’s pleasant climate, cosmopolitan environment, and availability of numerous educational and extracurricular opportunities made it possible for me to select Bangalore as my destination for higher studies”

Bernie Rodrigues is from Goa, a final year Post Graduation student of Journalism and Mass Communication from ST PAULS COLLEGE, Bangalore

“The reason I chose Bangalore was because it offers a vibrant media exposure. It’s a tech hub for media firms like The Hindu and Deccan Herald, offering hands-on experience and networking opportunities”

Surajit Debnath is from Tripura, a Graduate student of Pharm D from Acharya & B M Reddy college of Pharmacy

“I chose Bangalore for the purpose of my studies, and in addition to that, the city on the whole offers a vibrant cultural environment and a pleasant climate, making it an attractive destination for all seeking a well-rounded academic and lifestyle experience”

Shoiab Owasi is from Kashmir, a final year Under Graduation student of Journalism and Mass Communication from ST PAULS COLLEGE, Bangalore

“I chose Bangalore for my studies as This city is known for its strong education and great career opportunities. Educational experts often describe Bangalore as a hub of colleges and a powerhouse for career development. Bangalore, being an IT hub of India, offers the best chances for placement and Bangalore has been a significant opportunity for me to pursue my degree in journalism”

Divya G is from Tamil Nadu, a Graduate student of Pharm D from Acharya & B M Reddy college of Pharmacy

“I chose Bangalore for the opportunities since Bangalore has a growing healthcare sector. If you’re into life sciences or healthcare, this city helps you to explore opportunities with tea institutions, pharmaceutical companies and hospitals based on which I have chosen Bangalore”

Aksa Alexander is from Kerala, a Post Graduate student of Social Work from ST JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY

“I chose Bangalore as it provides me with more opportunities. It has helped me to grow as an adult with the independent life style here. The educational institutions here are great with infrastructure also. Compared to the colleges in my native, the colleges in Bangalore provides better practical knowledge as well. All these made me want to pursue my higher studies here. ”

According to the data, Bangalore is rich with educational and career opportunities for the youth. The city contributes to the overall development of an individual as it collaborates with the contemporary demands of various professional industries. Thus, Bangalore gives the wings for tomorrow’s dreamers.

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2 thought on “Why is Bengaluru the Hub of Higher Studies?”
  1. Bangalore has indeed grown into an education hotspot. Good to see a post showing the perspective of individuals.
    Wonderful.

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