Indian Higher Education School Year: July to May
Total Count of Higher Education Students in India: 12,376,718 (2008-2009)
The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) was formed with the view of promoting university activities, especially by way of sharing information and co-operation in the field of education, culture, sports and allied areas.
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As its tertiary level education places expand, India is becoming a regional host country as well as a leading sending country. India has one of the world's largest higher education systems, comprising more than 350 universities and 16,000 colleges. The Indian government has enacted policies encouraging and helping more international students from developing countries to study in India.
Source: AIU, UNESCO
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