Rising number of Indian students head for Germany

It is the time of year when Indian students pack their bags and board flights to overseas campus destinations. And this year, there are many more science, engineering and technology students headed for Germany than in previous years, writes Ishani Duttagupta for The Economic Times.

The German government's efforts, through the German Academic Exchange Service, or DAAD, over the past few years to attract students from India is paying off with more and more young Indians choosing Germany over more expensive destinations.

With over 1,600 programmes being offered in English by German universities, Indian students are now more at home there. But the biggest attraction is the fact that by virtue of being funded by the government, higher education in Germany is free.
Full report on The Economic Times site