A much-desired destination of Indian students for higher studies

Posted by rockysheldor on November 13th, 2016

The Czech Republic has become a much-desired destination of higher studies for students from all over the world with its oldest and largest university in Prague. The age-old tradition of providing premium quality education, the universities with the wide range of courses, the affordable tuition fees and cost of living, the comfortable ,continental climate and the rich vibrant culture of the country has made it all the more attractive for Indian students. First of all we will check out the list of the universities in Prague and the courses offered by them.

The Charles University

The oldest and the most prestigious multicultural university in Prague, it is today a highly respected western academic institution. Presently there is a total of 13 faculties offering mostly master’s degree and PHD(selected subjects only) in theology, law, medicine, pharmacy, arts ,science, mathematics and physics, education, social sciences, physical education, sport and humanities .It also offers preparatory courses, degree, non-degree and summer study abroad programme in English.

University of New York

Provides higher and MBA education in Central Europe with a focus on business, communication, public relations, literature and psychology.

Academy of Performing Arts

Offers study programme in theatre, film and music.

Czech University of Agriculture

Offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in economics, management, agrobiology, food and natural resources, technology, forestry and environment, tropics and sub-tropics, education and communication.

Czech Technical University

Offers full degrees in the faculty of civil, mechanical, nuclear sciences, bio-medical and physical engineering and the faculty of architecture and transportation sciences.

Institute of Chemical Technology

Specializes in Chemistry and is made up of the faculty of chemical technology, environment technology, food and biomedical technology and chemical engineering.

University of Economics

The leading university in management and economics, it offers courses and degrees in finance and account, international relations, business administration ,informatics and statistics, economics and public administration, management, French-Czech Institute of management(IFTG),Centre for European studies.(CES) .


Another factor encouraging Indian students to opt for higher studies in the Czech Republic are the two scholarships offered by the Czech government to the students residing in India. They are awarded for PHD study in:

Tropical and Sub-tropical agriculture



Environmental science

Nuclear engineering

Mining and Geology

Let’s find out who are eligible to apply

Aspiring candidates should secure at 60% marks in the related subject in Master’s

Should have a good academic record

A proper summary of topics and the questions related to the study should be furnished.

Age should not exceed 35 years.

The students should have at least 2 years teaching/ practical experience in their subject of study. Completion of MPhil is counted as equivalent to 1 year of experience.

All the selected candidates who do not know enough Czech are advised to undergo a 6-12 months course immediately.

There is no application fee.

Application should be submitted on a plain paper mentioning the scholarship applied for along with a recent passport photo and the required attested documents to the Section Officer, Ministry of the Human Resource Development in New Delhi.

Selection Process-The Czech government has its own method of selection. The candidate may also be called for a personal interview if the need arises.

And now finally the VISA enrolment. Before w end let’s have a quick look at the documents needed for the VISA.

Completed VISA application form

2 same recent passport photos

Original passport and a copy of the data page of the passport

Document confirming sufficient financial resources

Document confirming the purpose of stay

Document confirming accommodation

Medical health/travel insurance

Criminal history background if required

So that brings us to the close of the present discussion centred round University in Prague and the study in Czech Republic for Indian students. Before we leave let’s hear what some of the Indian students studying in Czech have to say. According to their verdict the Czech locals are very cooperative and highly motivated people who make a wonderful working environment. The students have also talked highly about the scientific facilities and recommended the Czech Republic for higher studies to the desiring students.

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