​Inbound Mobility - Past Years

2011/12

Total international student enrollment: 33,151

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment:

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Nepal 6,346 19.14%
2 Bhutan 2,660 8.02%
3 Iran 2,329 7.03%
4 Afghanistan 2,235 6.74%
5 Malaysia 1,765 5.32%
6 Sudan 1,516 4.57%
7 Iraq 1,514 4.57%
8 Sri Lanka 1,207 3.64%
9 United States 983 2.97%
10 United Arab Emirates 802 2.42%
  All Others 11,794 35.58%

Source: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education (2014). All India Survey on Higher Education.


2008/09

Total international student enrollment: 21,778

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Iran 2,972 13.6%
2 Ethiopia 1,937 8.9%
3 United Arab Emirates 1,726 7.9%
4 Nepal 1,711 7.9%
5 Afghanistan 1,192 5.5%
6 Saudi Arabia 1,043 4.8%
7 China 873 4.0%
8 Sri Lanka 742 3.4%
9 Bhutan 680 3.1%
10 Kuwait 490 2.2%
All Others 8,412 38.7%

Source: Association of Indian Universities (AIU)