Singapore

Though physically small, Singapore is an economic giant. It has been Southeast Asia's most modern city for over a century. The city blends Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and English cultures and religions. Its unique ethnic tapestry affords visitors a wide array of sightseeing and culinary opportunities from which to choose. A full calendar of traditional festivals and holidays celebrated throughout the year adds to its cultural appeal. The country includes the island of Singapore and 58 or so smaller islands. The capital city, also called Singapore, covers about a third of the area of the main island.

Overview

  • Population: 5.8 million people
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Government: Republic
  • Language: Chinese, English and Malay
  • Currency: Singapore Dollar (1 SGD is approximately INR.55)
  • Nearest Airport to Capital: Changi International airport (5 kms from city centre)

Singapore is a city of not just one island, but 64. It’s home to the world’s first night zoo. It’s a city of (man-made) waterfalls. The locals speak Singles, not just English. Singapore pioneered the first F1 night race. It’s one of the world’s greenest Cities.

Why study abroad in Singapore from India?

Singapore offers students a unique learning experience as they receive a perfect blend of the social, cultural, and educational mix. In addition, the country offers the sophistication of modern living making Singapore truly vibrant and cosmopolitan. Quite a number of students these days are opting to study in Singapore. The country has a well-developed educational system, providing numerous opportunities for international students. Education is a priority in Singapore and the nation is recognized as a ‘global schoolhouse’. Education in Singapore is superior because the classes are focused on teaching the students specific problem-solving skills and subjects. The classroom is highly scripted and the curriculum is focused on teaching students practical skills that will help them solve problems in the real world.

Cost of Living

As an international student in Singapore, one has to be prepared with a monthly living expense between SGD 750 and SGD 2000. Accommodation in a student hostel can cost approximately SGD 345 while other expenses like train and bus fares are much more nominal. This may vary a bit, depending on the location of the university and accommodation of students.

Stay back & Part Time Jobs

After study abroad in Singapore for Indian students, a 1-3 months stay back option is provided. International students in Singapore can work part time for 16 hours a week during academic times and 40 hours a week during vacation times based on the category of higher education institution that they have enrolled at.

Application Procedure

To know more about application procedure and intakes to study abroad in Singapore, please contact our expert study abroad consultants. We shall guide you through the best courses to study abroad in Singapore from India.

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