Education in Goa

If you thought that Goa was only about sand, sea and a spill of tourists, think twice. Goan residents take their education quite seriously.

So there are quite a number of excellent educational institutions in Goa which the state can boast of. The Goa University is the premier centre of learning. There are several professional colleges, including engineering, polytechnics and ITIs.

Management Studies

Management studies, law colleges and a catering institute too form a vital part in the list of educational institutions in Goa. In the modern economic scenario all over the world, Management, as a stream of education and training, has acquired new dimensions. It is an exciting field where you can have an immediate impact on the operations of any business. Management can be called the art of conducting and directing the day-to-day organizational, businesses and other Related activities in the contemporary world. It characterizes the process of leading and directing various organizational activities. Management encompasses five basic functions such as Planning, Organizing, Leading and Coordinating.

Management Colleges are also termed as Business schools or B-Schools in the modern conversational language. Given below are the names of some the Management Colleges in Goa along with other informative details:

Goa University, Department of Business Administration,
Bambolim, PO Taleigao,
Plateau, Goa 403203 Goa
Course/Degree: MMS
Eligibility: Graduation
Duration: 2 years

Goa Institute of Management (GIM)
Ribandar, Panaji, Goa 403001
Course/Degree: Full- time MBA (PGDBM) and executive MBA.
Duration: 2 years and 3 years respectively.
Status: Autonomous.
Seats: 120.
Director: Mr. Peter F.X. D'Lima.
(For those who wish to do a PhD, is a resource center for programs in Management for Goa University)

Department of Management Studies, Goa University
Panaji- 403203
Phone no: 0832-230722
Fax: 0832224184

Faculty of Management Studies, Goa University
Sub Post Office, Talegoa Plateau, Panaji- 403 203
Phone no and Fax: 0832- 224184

The State also hosts a premier Business school i.e. Goa Institute of Management which is autonomous and was founded in 1993 by Fr. Romuald D'souza.

Medical Colleges

Goa Medical College is among the oldest in Asia and a highly respected institution. The prestigious National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) is a leader in marine research in India.The discipline of Medicine too doesn't take a back seat, and so there are several medical colleges in Goa and colleges Related to medicine. More details...

Engineering Colleges

Educational Institutions in Goa that offer courses in marine engineering, fisheries, hotel management and cuisine are also well-known in India. The Central Library in Panaji and the Xavier Centre for Historical Research are treasure chests of knowledge. More details...


Goa was under the control of Portuguese for a long period. Still today the state continues to offer Portuguese as a third language in most of its schools. The Goa University also offers Bachelor and Master's degrees in Portuguese language.

Most of the schools of Goa are affiliated to the State SSC. However, the schools run by ICSE or CBSE are very popular for their quality education. This section spans through the Public schools, Private schools, Convent, Montessori and Government Schools in Goa. Given below is a list of the names of the schools in Goa along with other informative details:

Name: AIM Salcete High School
Address: Malbhat Margao-601 Goa
Activity: Nursery to 12 th
Phone: 0832-2723435

Name: A J D Almeida High School
Address: Nr Ponda Bus Stand Ponda-401 Goa
Activity: Nursery to 12 th
Phone: 0832-2313031

Name: Ameeniya High School
Address: Islampur Baina Vasco Goa-403802
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2511660

Name: Bal Bharati Vidya Mandir High School
Address: Vasundhara Coly Ribandar-06 Goa
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2234019

Name: Carmel Higher Secondory School
Address: Nuvem-604 Goa
Activity: Nursery to 12th
Phone: 0832-2738822

Name: Damodar Higher Secondary School
Address: Tansor Comba Margao-601 Goa
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2735157

Name: D'costa Maria OnesiaVilla D'costa
Address: T B Cunha Road Aquem Margao Goa-403601
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2723053

Name: Don Bosco School
Address: Naikwado Calangute-516 Goa
Activity: Nursery to 12th
Phone: 0832-2276359

Name: Fr Agnelo High Schoolx
Address: Fr Agnelo High School203 Pilar Goa-403203
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2218541

Name: Holy Cross High School
Address: Siolim-517 Goa
Activity: Senior secondary CBSE
Phone: 0832-2272244

Goa University

The Goa University is the premier centre of learning. There in one major and reputed university in Goa and that is the Goa University. Goa University was established in 1985 incorporating the then existing PG Centre for Instruction and Research of the University of Bombay.The 23 PG Departments and 2 Centres of studies offer academic programmes leading to Masters and Ph.D degrees in various disciplines.The University also offers PG Diploma programmes in selected disciplines.

In 2001 the University was accredited with Four Star rating on a 5-point scale by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council).Its PG departments, over the years have developed excellent facilities for research. More details..

Last Updated on: 8/06/2013