Chennai Central @The Hindu in association with DAAD India, hosted a Facebook chat last week on higher education in Germany. This is the first of a two-part series. Read the German Ambassador's note here
Padmavathi Chandramouli, Information Officer at the DAAD Information Centre, answered over 200 questions. Here we publish the most relevant questions with answers. Around 23,000 people viewed the post on Chennai Central's Facebook page.
I want to enquire about undergraduate courses in German universities. What is the eligibility for getting admission in a German university? Is there any entrance examination?
Every university in Germany is autonomous and has its own criteria for admitting students. But in principle, Indian students need to fulfil one of the following conditions after successful completion of class XII to be eligible to apply for Bachelors:
Successfully completing the first year of a bachelor programme from a recognised university in India in the relevant subject field. Read more...