Obtaining a visa for study and leisure in India is mandatory - there are 4 types:
If the purpose of the visit is language courses, they usually do not issue a student visa, but a tourist visa, but the issue is considered on an individual basis, depending on the form and duration of studying.
The minimum duration of the courses is 1 week (students from 16 or 18 years old are recruited into groups), but there are also special business courses where most students are much older. The cost of studying, both primary and advanced levels, varies from 150$, depending on the set of services, living conditions and program intensity: from 15 to 30 hours a week. There are programs designed even for students with insufficient command of the language who decide to start studying abroad. In order for each student to be involved in the process, groups are generally formed small - no more than 15 people.
During stay in India, a foreign student can live in apartments or with a local family, where he will also be provided with an adequate level of all necessary living conditions, in addition, it will also bring practical benefits: familiarity with local life and culture, daily language practice. It should be borne in mind that independent rental housing in India is considered expensive, especially in the city center.
Language schools in India are very popular and exist in almost every city, so you can choose an educational institution based on your geographic preferences. At the same time, there are 5 language schools that have received the best student reviews:
Leading schools in India have modern equipped classrooms, computer equipment, a relaxation area + excursion programs.
Some programs are designed not only for mastering language skills, but also for active volunteering. During summer holidays, students have the opportunity to help families in need or to show pedagogical abilities in educating local children. Volunteers help to prepare food, hold creative events or perform school homework with the children, that is, they are deeply immersed in the life of local residents, which cannot but have a beneficial effect on the ability to speak English. Volunteer programs also include tourist trips around the country within one tour.