Education in Haridwar, the holy city of the Indian subcontinent, is among the best in the country. In fact, thousands of youngsters from all across the country and abroad flock to the city to soak in traditional value based education system.
Haridwar education is synonymous with the traditional Gurukul system of offering academic instructions. In fact, the Gurukul Kangri University, currently a deemed university that dots the city’s landscape has added another feather to Haridwar’s cap. Established in the year 1902 by the erstwhile freedom fighter and leader of the Arya Samaj Swami Shradhanand, the Gurukul Kangri University strives to keep the traditional system of education alive. Located on the banks of the Ganges River, the university offers specialized courses in the disciples of the Vedas, Sanskrit, Ancient History, Ayurveda, Modern Sciences and Journalism.
Apart from the traditional Gurukul system of education, Haridwar city also has some excellent schools. The Delhi Public School, Ranipur and Swami Anand Murti Uma Bharti Public School, Haridwar are some of the leading schools in the city.
Besides, there are several colleges mushrooming all over the city that offers quality education. The city is also opulent in several computer-training institutes. The Roorkee Engineering College that has been elevated to the distinguished status of an IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) is also located in the proximity of Haridwar city.
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Last Updated on 17th Oct 2012