Return to frontpageThe stability of the rupee against the US dollar which has in turn resulted in a better return on investment for Indian students has led to a 30 per cent jump in the number of Indian students studying in the US during 2014-15. 
According to Education Exchange data released by Institute of International Education (IIE), the 2014-15 period saw the highest rate of growth for Indian students in the history of the Open Doors project, which spans back to 1954/55. 
This is in contrast to the period 2010-13 when there was a continuous decline in the number of Indian students studying in the US for three years due to steep fluctuations and eventually a steep devaluation of the rupee against the US dollar. More...