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Students from North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, abbreviated as DPRK or PRK was established in 1948 after the Korean liberation from Japan, marking its separation from the Republic of Korea (R.O.K., or South Korea).

It is commonly referred to as North Korea, a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. The capital city is Pyongyang.

In North Korea, the vast majority of people are Korean. Korea is a highly centralized communist state.

The climate is generally categorized as continental. Rainfall is only concentrated in summer. It is generally warm in Summers, but winter temperatures can fall as low as -30 degrees C. Severe flooding are frequently experienced after Spring droughts . Occasional typhoons are common during early autumn.

Education in North Korea is free, compulsory, and universal for 11 years, from ages four to 15, in state-run schools. According to national statistics, the national literacy rate for citizens 15 years of age and older is 99 %. Nearly 1.9 million students attended more than 300 colleges and universities.

The education system in North Korea consists of three systems of schools. The main track is the general school system, and the other two types are schools for continuing education and schools for special purposes. The school system has maintained its basic structure since the system's major reforms in 1975 following the Party's major policy changes in 1975.

Higher education has two systems for academic purposes and continuing education. Academic higher education of GSS is composed of universities (four to six years), College of Education for secondary school teachers (four years), Teachers' College for primary school teachers (three years), and junior colleges (three years). After university studies, graduate school for master and doctoral study is continued at post-Doctoral schools.

Higher education plays the very important role. Emphasis is given to intensive political education. The management of the universities is under the direct supervision of the Party's Education Committee.

The university or continuing higher education is attached to factories, farms, and fishery cooperatives. The Air and Correspondence University operates a five-year curriculum.

Kim Il Sung University, founded in October 1946, is the country's only comprehensive institution of higher education offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. It is called as the "pinnacle of the North Korean educational and social system." Competition here for admission is intense.

Students from Korea 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 fas

t 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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