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Students from Thailand

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. The kingdom of Thailand lies in the heart of Southeast Neighboring countries: Myanmar in west and north, Lao P.D.R. in north and northeast, Cambodia in the southeast and, Malaysia in the south.

The capital city is Bangkok. Thailand is a constitutional monarchy. The King has reigned for more than half a century, making him the longest reigning Thai monarch. Thailand embraces a rich diversity of cultures and traditions. With its proud history, tropical climate and renowned hospitality, the Kingdom is a never-ending source of fascination and pleasure for international visitors. Thailand is relatively hot all year round, although officially it has three main seasons.

Thailand is one of the most strongly Buddhist countries in the world. Spoken and written Thai remain largely incomprehensible to the casual visitor. However, English is widely understood, particularly in Bangkok where it is almost the major commercial language

Education in Thailand

Education in Thailand is provided mainly by the Thai government through the Ministry of Education from pre-school to senior high school. A free basic education of twelve years is guaranteed by the constitution, and a minimum of nine years' school attendance is mandatory.

Formal education consists of at least twelve years of basic education, and higher education. Basic education is divided into six years of primary education and six years of secondary education, the latter being further divided into three years of lower- and upper-secondary levels. Kindergarten levels of pre-primary education, also part of the basic education level, span 2–3 years depending on the locale, and are variably provided. Non-formal education is also supported by the state. Independent schools contribute significantly to the general education infrastructure.

Administration and control of public and private universities are carried out by the Office of Higher Education Commission, a department of the Ministry of Education.

The complexity of administration of Thai education gives rise to duplication among the many ministries and agencies providing education and establishing of standards. In 1980, under the recommendation the Minister of Education, Dr. Sippanondha Ketudat, a Harvard scholar, responsibility for basic primary education was moved from the Ministry of Interior to the Ministry of Education. Both the Ministry of University Affairs and the Ministry of Education have been actively involved in teacher training. In the early 21st century devolution of some responsibility to newly created educational regions is intended to increase the awareness and ability to address different regional needs.

Students from Thailand have been coming to India in search for greater opportunities in terms of studies. Bangalore being a favourite destination, students from this country flock in large numbers.

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 alsovery 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 by studying in Bangalore, students get a better exposure.

The recruitment rate is quite good in this fast emergent city; it provides the students 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 inspiring as there are historic palaces, old temples and palaces and monuments.

Bangalore is a well planned city. Numerous multinationals have their base here. Some of 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 as well as world come to Bangalore to pursue to long cherished dreams. Studying in Bangalore proves to be a pleasurable experience for students as the student life is very enjoyable due to diversity of culture.

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