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As UK plans to restrict foreign students, here's a look at Indians studying abroad and their preferred destinations

As many as 770,000 Indian students went abroad for higher education in 2019 and the number is estimated to grow to roughly 1.8 million by 2024

November 29, 2022 / 07:03 PM IST
As UK plans to restrict number of foreign students to control migration, a look at Indian students abroad and how UK stacks up as their preferred study destination. (Image: News18 Creative)
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As the UK plans to restrict the number of foreign students to control migration, a look at Indian students abroad and how the United Kingdom stacks up as their preferred study destination. (Image: News18 Creative)
Number of Indian students opting for higher education abroad is estimated to grow further to roughly 1.8 million by 2024. (Image: News18 Creative)
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The number of Indian students opting for higher education abroad is estimated to grow further to roughly 1.8 million by 2024. (Image: News18 Creative)
A look at the figures of Indian students who travelled abroad for education in 2019. (Image: News18 Creative)
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As many as 220,000 Indians travelled to Canada for education in 2019, followed by the US and Australia, way ahead of 27, 500 who went to the UK. (Image: News18 Creative)
Most of the Indian students opting for higher education abroad go for post graduate course. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Most of the Indian students opting for higher education abroad go for post-graduate courses. (Image: News18 Creative)
These Indian states account for the highest student outflow to other countries. (Image: News18 Creative)
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Punjab and Andhra Pradesh, which each account for 12 percent of the total student outflow,  lead the states when it comes to students going abroad for education. (Image: News18 Creative)