STUDY IN KOCHI (INDIA)
Aptly called the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, the city of Kochi is adorned by palm-fringed backwaters and represents the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern-day glitter. Once ruled by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British, this port city is an intriguing melting pot of history and cultures. On every street corner you’ll find cozy and arty cafes, well-preserved synagogues, churches and temples that date back centuries, and beautiful examples of colonial-era homes that are rich in architectural details.
Since historic times, Kochi has always been a bustling trade hub and a major port city, and is known for its high-growth economy and commercial centres. The city has retained deep connections to its indigenous roots, and even today it is an important centre for local culture and arts; both traditional and contemporary. If you are interested in exploring its rich heritage, Kochi is the best place to dip your toes in centuries-old dances like Kathakali, Otam thullal and Mohiniyattom.
Kochi is an important healthcare hub, with some of the countries most advanced healthcare and medical research institutes located here. Kerala has pioneered medical tourism, and the city of Kochi boasts top multispecialty hospitals and highly qualified doctors, with cutting-edge medical infrastructure and the best possible medical facilities in all specialties. The Medical Trust Hospital, Aster MedCity, and the Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences are among the top hospitals in Kochi that offer high-quality services at very competitive costs.
Kochi Campus Address: MWT Global Academy Pvt. Ltd, 37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road,Opp. Elamkulam Kavalakkal Temple, Off. Kaloor – Kadavanthra Road, Kaloor, Kochi
What makes IHNA Kochi (India) the preferred choice of students who aspire toward an overseas career?
Courses at Kochi (India) Campus
Perth is known the world across for its laidback and easygoing lifestyle, and life unfolds here at a pleasing pace
Simulation labs are equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and manikins for students to hone their practical skills in a safe practice environment.
The Computer lab is equipped with high-speed internet and computer systems, for students to conduct research, login to the online learning platform, or work on their assignments.
Theory is taught in classrooms by expert educators with real-world experience, who are passionate about imparting knowledge to students and encourage them at every step.
The Library and Resource centre contains updated periodicals, books and manuscripts, and other useful healthcare resources for students to use as reference material.
The IHNA Kochi (India) campus is beautifully decorated, with flexible workstations, plenty of seating areas and student breakout spaces. The reception is very spacious and welcoming.
The definitive guide for newcomers to Kochi !
Kochi has a tropical monsoon climate, with no harsh extremes. Ground temperatures are usually between 20 to 35 degrees Centigrade.
Between June and September, the city is blessed with abundant and heavy showers due to the South-West monsoon winds. The North-West monsoons brings lighter showers from October to December. December to March is the dry season. …
Kochi is in the path of tropical cyclones, which can occur between April and December.
The city of Kochi is among the more affordable major cities in India. Students can easily live within their budget, and can avail of affordable accommodation, transportation and meal options that will not burn a hole in their savings!
As a ready reckoner, here are some indicators of the cost of living in Kochi. The figures below are taken from https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Kochi and are current as per October 2022. …
Buses are among the most inexpensive means of transportation in Kochi. The city and its suburbs are well-connected through an excellent network of buses (both government-run and private) that not only link all parts of the city, but also connect Kochi to other parts of the state.
The Kochi Metro was inaugurated in June 2017, and is India’s first multimodal system, with a soon to be launched water metro system that will connect the city with its ten islands. Students can avail of a monthly or weekly Metro pass that allows them to travel multiple times within the same period. …
Car/taxi rental agencies in Kochi are aplenty, and you easily can hire a cab to get around the city. Fares are fixed in advance, and some cabs will run on meters that are calibrated to show charges per kilometre.
The quickest and most convenient means of transportation in Kochi are autorickshaws. Autos are easily available from almost any point in the city, with auto stands that are well distributed across all localities. Pre-paid auto stands are available at railway stations and bus stands.
Ferries are a fun way of transportation in Kochi, and the city has a system of well-connected inter-island ferries. A popular and well-frequented ferry service is the Ro-Ro (Roll on-Roll off) ferry service between Fort Kochi and Vypin islands.
Many parts of Kochi, especially the Fort Kochi area which has dedicated tracks for cyclists, can be explored on bicycle. Bicycles are available on rent and can be hired by the day.
Kerala is the most literate state in India, and Kochi has a very well-established education system. There are a good many schools, colleges and other higher education facilities here, offering education that is on par with the best in the country.
The top Educational Institutes in Kochi at college level include:
The costs of study programs here are affordable compared to elsewhere in the world, while the quality of education is very high, making this a very popular destination for overseas students. These are some indicative tuition figures for different programs in Kochi:
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