France FAQ

It is not necessary. Many courses are taught in English Language. Courses in Economics, Engineering, Fashion, and Management are available in English language. However you will be more comfortable in France with utilitarian knowledge of French.

There are literally hundreds of coaching centers teaching French language in India. However only certificates from Alliance Francaise are accepted. You can learn French from Alliance Francaise centres.

GMAT for MBA, but there are also many institutes that do require GMAT. TOEFL & IELTS are required only if the institute is not able to ascertain the standard of English during the telephonic interview.

Yes. To pursue under graduate degree BaccaIaureat is required. This is equivalent to 10+ 2 in India.

No it is not the same. The word “diploma” means degree like Bachelors or Masters.

No. A poly technique in France offers B Sc , B Tech, M tech or PH. D degrees whereas polytechnics in India usually only offer Diplomas.

The French Government does not have a policy of ranking Universities and professional colleges. As far as Engineering is concerned, most colleges are specialize in only one stream for one college, one college offers only mechanical another may offer only Chemical.

There are many scholarships offered by France. The French embassy, the French External Affairs Ministry, and many institutions offer different scholarships.

It is perfectly legal for foreign students from finding employment in France.

Anyway you will be made to undergo a medical test by a French doctor upon reaching France when you apply for the “carte de séjour” or the temporary resident permit. However we do suggest that you carry a certified copy (by a registered medical practitioner) of your immunization schedule from India.

yes, It costs around Rs 3500 – Rs 4500 for a coverage of USD 50000.

Birth certificate from the Hospital or Registrar of Birth. Passport or 10th class certificate is not accepted. The birth certificate should have the names of both parents. The documents should be translated by Alliance Francaise.

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