Jharkhand Education



Jharkhand Education is centered around the examinations conducted under the State Boards, Universities and Colleges. Jharkhand Madarsa Examination Board, Jharkhand Intermediate Exams Board, Jharkhand Secondary Examination Board, the Universities and Colleges comprise the education in Jharkhand.

In Jharkhand, education starts at the age of 5, when the children are admitted to schools. The schools, which form the basis of education at Jharkhand, are affiliated to either the State Board or CBSE or ICSE. It is noteworthy that the government schools in Jharkhand are vernacular medium schools, where Hindi is the medium of instruction. Besides, the government schools, Education department of Jharkhand also consists of English medium schools.

In order to improve the prospects of education at Jharkhand, the Government has launched the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, thereby consolidating primary education to all up to the age of 14. The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is an extensive scheme adopted by the Government and is carried out to universalize primary education in every nook and corner of the state.

Besides, the Government of Jharkhand is also working towards strengthening the basic format of education of Jharkhand. Some of the administrative officers who are working towards this cause are:
  • Shri S K Prasad - Director (Primary Education).
  • Shri Manikant Azad - Director (Secondary Education).
  • Shri Harendra Prasad Singh - Additional Director (Secondary Education).
  • Shri Himbachan Sahoo - Director (Higher Secondary).
Moreover, an estimate of the various schools, colleges and universities that form an integral part of the education in Jharkhand are:
  • Schools:
    • DAV Schools
    • DPS Schools
    • KVS Schools
    • Jharkhand Convent Schools, etc.

  • Colleges:
    • Birla Institute of Technology
    • Allice Institute of Technology
    • Regional Institute of Technology
    • Indian School of Mines
    • Cambridge Institute of Technology, etc.

  • Universities:
    • Ranchi University
    • Vinoba Bhave University
    • Birsa Agricultural University
    • Sido-Kanhu University
    • Indian School of Mines
    • Birla Institute of Technology
    • National Institute of Technology, etc.

Thus, it can be said that education in Jharkhand is trying to pace up with the Education departments of the other states of India. Till recently, the department of education was under developed in Jharkhand; but, due to the endeavor of the Government of Jharkhand, Department of Education is soaring into newer heights.

Colleges



Jharkhand is a progressive state of India; thus it gives more emphasis on education and career building. With the growing need of education, many colleges and institutions have emerged in Jharkhand opening doors to numerous general and professional courses.

The Jharkhand Colleges are some of the best educational institutions of India and they believe in quality education and career building options for the students. There are separate colleges for science, arts and commerce students. Even many professional institutes and colleges have also grown up catering to the need of the aspiring students. All the colleges are having excellent teaching faculties and are well equipped with necessary study materials.

There are various colleges at Jharkhand catering to the different fields which are:
  • Medical Colleges
  • Pharmacy Colleges
  • Nursing Colleges
  • Engineering Colleges
  • Veterinary Colleges
  • Law Colleges
  • Ayurvedic Colleges
  • Hotel Management Institutes
  • Research Institutes
  • Mass Communication Colleges
  • Management Institutes
  • Homeopathy Colleges
  • Biotechnology Colleges
  • Architecture Colleges
  • Polytechnics

Universities



Jharkhand has a number of universities that offer different courses on science, arts, commerce and in other professional courses in graduate, post-graduate and research level. A huge amount of popularity is enjoyed by the universities in Jharkhand both from the end of the students and the academicians. The university courses are highly practical and revised time to time that too with the need of the study.

The students can choose from a wide range of subjects offered by the renowned universities at Jharkhand. The various subjects include:
  • Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and literature
  • Economics
  • Botany
  • Geography
  • MBA
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Zoology, etc.

Besides, the also offer a number of diploma and vocational courses. A student can choose his own stream according to his choice. The universities also have departments catering to higher studies and researches in various fields.

Below is a list of the universities of Jharkhand:
  • Indian School of Mines, Jharkhand
    Phone : 2210024-27

  • Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, Bihar
    Phone : 06546 264628

  • National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

  • Birsa Agricultural University, Jharkhand
    Phone : 0651 2450832

  • Sido-Kanhu Murmu University, Jharkhand
    Phone : 6434 - 22495

  • Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Jharkhand
    Phone : 0651 2275896/ 2275444/ 2275352/ 2276267

  • Ranchi University, Jharkhand
    Phone : 0651 2301077, 2301927, 2540320

Last Updated on : 25th March 2013