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Bangalore: America doesn’t seem to be the only option for Indian students; the attractiveness of degrees gained form U.S. universities has started to diminish, reveals a report by the GMAC World Geography Trend Report, as reported by Dailybhaskar.com.
It is seen that Indians now prefer cheaper destinations such as Singapore, France, and China for higher studies. Compared to 2011, the previous year witnessed a decrease (by 50 point) in the percentage of Indians applying for U.S. degrees.

The U.S. universities receive a significant part of their revenue from Indian students. But the number of Indian students who appeared for GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test) increased by 50 percent. A total of 30,213 students took GMAT in the year 2012.

Students who aim to study MBA prepare for the management aptitude test, to get enrolled in reputable management schools.

"Test takers today have an increasing number of study opportunities with quality schools emerging all across the world, and more types of graduate level programs to consider," said Alex Chisholm, GMAC director of statistical analysis, reports Dailybhaskar.com.

"The reports reveal that graduate management education was becoming more global and more diverse, as a broader range of global applicants are sending their GMAT scores to different types of programs in different parts of the world," he added.

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