Home of some of world's the earliest civilizations and birthplace of four major religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism), the world's second-most populous country is also one of its fastest-growing economies. India is also one of the world's most diverse countries, with hundreds of languages spoken in its 28 states and seven territories.
ISA programs in Hyderabad, India provide students the opportunity to learn about this country's history as well as to experience modern life in the world's largest democracy. Whether they are studying Hindi or taking courses in English with Indian students, participants will find India the ideal location to study abroad.
South Asia, bordering Pakistan to the Northwest and Nepal, China, and Bangladesh to the Northeast. There are three major bodies of water on the three sides of the subcontinent: the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian Ocean to the south, and the Bay of Bengal to the east.
India is home to lush jungles and pristine beaches, massive deserts and towering mountains. The country's incredibly varied climate caters to diverse tastes and many unique experiences. Southern India is mostly tropical and dry, with the exception of the torrential monsoon season, while Northern India is more temperate.