Increase in the GRE applicants from India

24 November, 2014

Indian students who are planning to go abroad for pursuing their higher education is increasing drastically. Foreign students appearing for GRE which is widely accepted by the universities in the US for admission saw an enormous 60 percent jump previous year.

The report which was released by the ETS shows the snapshots of the students who took GRE general test. The testing agency shows the increasing number of Indian students taking GRE, where as the other parts of the world is jut on the margin.

China is major competitor which took 7 percent dip in the number of students taking the exam. Indian the number of students appearing for the exam has tripled in two years. Physical science is the second demand and business has also seen a huge increase. About ten thousand students said that they hadnít decided yet on their subject.

The US has managed to stand in the first place as study destination. On the other hand, Canada and Europe are also becoming popular. The number of women appearing for the test has dipped marginally when compared to the last two years. India holds the second largest student body in the US after China.

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