Over 100,000 students left Nepal in the last fiscal year to study abroad.
According to the NOC (No Objection Certificate) branch of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, 110,217 students obtained their no-objection certificate to study abroad.
Most of the students left for Australia with 33,991 NOCs being issued to students going to study there. However, 8,452 NOCs were cancelled.
Similarly, 21,544 students obtained NOCs to go study in Canada, 21,658 to study in Japan and 10,527 to study in the UK. According to the ministry, 3,046 students obtained NOC to study in Korea while 2,389 NOCs were issued to students going to the UAE.
The ministry states NOCs were issued to go study in 111 countries.