Education in Karnataka


Karnataka education is backed up by an excellent educational environment in southern Asia with the highest number of professional colleges. 15 universities are to be found in the state, apart from well known institutions like IIM, IISc and IIIT etc. which are deemed universities. The opportunity of Karnataka education at these institutions entice students both from India and abroad. Besides, the south-western zone for the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Goa is situated in the capital city of Karnataka, that is Bangalore.

Karnataka education is characterized by innumerable famous institutions in the state providing higher education in diverse fields like management, engineering, technology etc. Some of these are:

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
  • Raman Research Institute
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences
  • Central Food Technological Research Institute
  • Indian Space Research Organization
  • National Aeronautical Laboratory
  • National Institute for Sports (South)
The name, portfolio and contact details of administration officials who may help provide further information about Karnataka education are:

Sri D.H. Shankaramurthy
Minister for Higher Education
Rm No 343/343-A,
Vidhana Soudha,
Bangalore-560001
Ph: 22259183

Sri Basavaraj S. Horatti
Minister for Primary and Secondary Education
Rm No 327/327-A,
Vidhana Soudha,
Bangalore-560001
Ph: 22254661

Dr. V.S. Acharya
Minister for Medical Education
Health and Family Welfare Dept.
Rm No 301/301-A,
Vidhana Soudha,
Bangalore-560001
Ph: 22252292

The Karnataka education system comprises educational institutions at various levels:
  • Pre-Primary School
  • Primary School
  • Elementary School
  • Secondary School
  • Senior Secondary School
  • Pre Degree /Junior College
  • Board of Intermediate / Secondary Education
  • Degree College (Arts/Sc./Com.)/(BA/BSc.BCom)
  • Engg.College (B.E./B.Sc./B.Arch.)
  • Professional College
  • Medical College (MBBS)
  • All University (MA/MSc/MCom)/(Ph.D/D.Phil/D.Sc.)
  • Central University
  • State university
  • Deemed University
  • Institution of National Importance
  • Research Institution
  • Teacher Training College (B.Ed. /B.T.)
  • Teacher Training School
  • Polytechnic Institutes
  • Technical /Industrial/Arts&Craft School


Last Updated on 27 June 2013



     


     

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