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Students from Meghalaya

Meghalaya is in the Northeast India north-east of India. The word "Meghalaya" literally means the Abode of Clouds in Sanskrit and other Indo-Iranian languages. As one of the Seven Sister States of India, the State of Meghalaya is also known as the "Meghalaya Plateau".

About one third of the state is forested. Previously it was a part of Assam, but on January 21, 1972, the districts of Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills became the new state of Meghalaya.

Meghalaya is predominantly an agrarian economy. With average annual rainfall as high as 1200 cm in some areas, Meghalaya is the wettest place on earth. The western part of the plateau, comprising the Garo Hills Region with lower elevations, experiences high temperatures for most of the year. The Shillong area, with the highest elevations, experiences generally low temperatures. The maximum temperature in this region rarely goes beyond 28 °C (82 °F), whereas sub-zero winter temperatures are common.

The town of Cherrapunji in the Khasi Hills south of capital Shillong holds the world record for most rain in a calendar month, while the village of Mawsynram, near the town of Cherrapunji, holds the record for the most rain in a year. The best time to visit Meghalaya is during the months of March to July.

The Education system of Meghalaya though has undergone lot of improvements in the last decade, however it is still a major concern among the educationists.

The reason chiefly has been related to the political disturbances prevailing in the territory. This has particularly discouraged the national and international education institutions to come up in full swing. In addition, lack of proper infrastructure has also played a major role. Poor connectivity has rendered it to be a "remote" region to the collective consciousness of people making most capable teaching professionals shy away from joining the institutions here. Poor economic condition of the masses usually cannot afford the expenses of higher education.

Students not finding better way to emerge in their own field of interest usually opt out of the place in search for better opportunities. They usually prefer Bangalore, Kolkata and Delhi like studies to pursue their higher education.

Reasons for studying in Bangalore

Bangalore also known as the garden city is India's third most populous city and Silicon Valley of India. Located on the southern part of India, Bangalore enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year due to high elevation. The city is also very green unlike many other Indian metropolitan cities. Bangalore is one of the fastest growing city in India and world too so a lot of opportunities exists for youngsters, So a better exposure.

The recruitment rate is quite good in this fast growing city, it provides you a platform to choose the best of careers. Bangalore is very famous among youngsters, and most sought out destination for higher education in India. The institutions have excellent teaching environments. The faculties are friendly and are ready to reach out to the problems of the students without any delay. Along with rigorous campus studies and projects, a student also finds quantity time for relaxation.

Talking about relaxation, Bangalore is a storehouse of a massive variety of international cuisines, pubs and shopping malls and a reason for the generation of a lot of disposable income by the young people in the city. Bangalore is located close to various tourist hubs such as Mysore, Mangalore, Goa, Ooty and many more. The artistic side of the city is very impressive as there are historic palaces, old temples and palaces and monuments.

Bangalore is a well planned city. Numerous multinationals have their base here some one them being IBM, TCS, INFOSYS and WIPRO. This also gives students opportunity to study by co-existing with job environments. And so, institutions are coming up in large numbers using the large level of campus recruitment.

As a booming IT and Financial hub, Bangalore is considered quite expensive city in India. Nevertheless students live in reasonably cheap University hostels and youth hostels. The travel and food are also reasonable. Students from all over the country come to Bangalore to pursue to long cherished dreams. Student life is very enjoyable in Bangalore mainly due to diversity of culture.

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