Blessed with picturesque beauty, this is one of the beautiful hilly regions in the state of Himachal Pradesh as well as India. It is quite small as a city though. However, the area of the place could not make the city deprive in terms of education. Among the inhabitants of this city of Manali, around 70 % are literate. Both male as well as female population contributes to this average rate of literacy of the city. The percentage of such a contribution is more in case of males than females though. The Himachal Pradesh Government is responsible for the growth and development of the entire education system of the city as well as setting up universities and colleges. Apart from that, the government of this state of north India even provides grants for the maintenance and improvement of those colleges and universities. In the Manali city, the Central Advisory Board of Education that is shortly named as C. A. B. E. works towards maintaining a co-ordination between the India Government as well as the government of this state of north India.
Manali Colleges and Universities
The different colleges and universities in the city of Manali offer under graduate and post graduate degrees in various subjects. Besides the common subjects that are included in the disciplines of arts, commerce and science, following are some of the popular most fields, which are taught in the Manali colleges and universities:
- Veterinary Medicine
The duration of each of these courses vary from one another though. Many of the Manali colleges and universities even offer diploma courses on various subjects. Some of the popular courses offered by these colleges and universities are categorized below:
- Under Graduate Degree Colleges in Manali: These colleges offer Bachelor's Degree education in the city. The minimum criterion for getting admission in those colleges is that a student needs to have completed the Plus Two level of education. Arts, Science and Commerce are three of the most common streams of study in this city. These Manali colleges offer Honors in different subjects as well as some special courses. The normal graduation degree courses stretches for a time period of around 3 years. However, some of the other Bachelor's Degree courses that are based on technical education requires more time. The total duration varies from one course to another though.
- Post Graduate Degree Colleges in Manali: Post graduation in this hill station can be done in both colleges as well as universities. Normally, the duration of the post graduate or Masters' Degree is of 2 years. Many of the colleges or universities even involve research work or submission of thesis, by the end of the degree course, over and above the course work. Admission to some of the technical and specialized courses like engineering, technology and varied others offered by those universities and colleges are even based on special admission tests. The educational institutions combine both the scores of the graduation degree and the specified admission tests so as to enroll a student in their esteemed institutions. To name a few of these admission tests that are held for admission in the post graduate degree colleges are:
- Combined Medical Test
- Graduate Aptitude Test
Apart from that, the universities located within the proximity of Manali even offers different other kinds of post graduate degrees such as Master of Philosophy or M. Phil. and Ph. D. or the Doctorate Degree.
Colleges in Manali
The below mentioned table provides basic information about the most famous college, which is located in the city of hills:
|Sl. No.||Name of the College||Contact Address||Contact Telephone Number|
|1||Government Degree College||Near Manali Bus Stand, College Road, Dhalpur, Manali - 175 131.||+ 91 - 01902 - 222 568/ 226 624|