According to the data, 6,48,678 students flew abroad on student visas until November 30, 2022, reaching a five-year high.
A Surge has been observed in the number of Indians going abroad on student visas this year. Nearly 6.5 lakh students went to other countries for educaion in 2022,
The statistics revealed that international travel among Indians remained lower than the pre-pandemic level for purposes like business, employment, medical, pilgrimage, and others.
As many as 1.83 crore Indians travelled to other countries for various purposes between January 2022 and November 30, 2022.
Of this, the report said 72.49 lakh people went for residency, 30.85 lakh went on tourist visas, and 40.92 lakh obtained visiting visas to fly abroad.