With 1.83 lakh Indian college students pursuing schooling at numerous ranges within the nation, Canada is the second hottest vacation spot for Indians pursuing tutorial levels at international shores.
The giant presence of the Indian pupil group in Canada assumes significance towards the backdrop of New Delhi’s advisory urging Indians to stay vigilant in view of a “sharp rise” in hate crimes within the nation.
The United States of America, with 4.65 lakh Indian college students, stays the preferred vacation spot, present information maintained by the Ministry of External Affairs. The third place is occupied by the United Arab Emirates, which has 1.64 lakh Indian college students enrolled in its academic establishments.
In some ways, the expansion within the variety of Indian college students in Canada almost mirrors the state of affairs within the USA. MEA information present that within the first six months of 2022, as many as 64,667 Indians going overseas for schooling named the USA as their vacation spot, adopted intently by Canada (60,258).
Before the pandemic, in 2019, 1,32,620 Indian college students had chosen Canada. In 2020, after Covid-19 broke out, the quantity dipped to 43,624, earlier than rising sharply to 1,02,688 in 2021, in keeping with the MEA.
According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) information analysed by Canadian edtech agency ApplyBoard, the variety of Indian college students finding out in Canada grew by almost 220% between 2016 and 2021.
And most are selecting enterprise applications as their space of research, with the variety of Indian college students accepted to review enterprise and administration in Canada rising from just a little over 10,000 in 2016 to almost 50,000 in 2021, states ApplyBoard.
No of Indians going to Canada for schooling (MEA)