Education in Ooty

Education in Ooty is catered by the schools and colleges of the town. There are many residential schools and educational institutes that have been established amidst the hilly Nilgiris in the town of Ooty to impart knowledge to the students. The schools and colleges of Ooty have a well developed infrastructure to support the academic and educational program of the institutes. The curriculum of the schools and colleges in Ooty include programs that ensure the holistic development of the student's personality.

There are several residential schools in Ooty that have been established to provide the students with the knowledge that gears them to achieve great feats in their higher academic pursuits. International and national students are admitted in the schools of Ooty. The schools inculcate in the students a spirit of learning and using their education in the service of humanity. Most of the schools in Ooty are affiliated to the ICSE, CBSE or the Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Board.

The colleges and institutes in Ooty are equipped to provide technical knowledge in the area of specialization of the students. Government Arts College, Government Industrial Training Institute, Coonoor and the Government Polytechnic in Ooty are some of the colleges and institutes set up by the government to impart knowledge to the students. There are other pharmacy and naturopathy, engineering and hotel management colleges and institutes at Ooty.

Education in Ooty has a historical significance as the syllabi for the education system in India under the colonial rule of the British was first charted in the Breeks Institutions, Udhagamandalam by Lord McCauley. The roots of the modern Indian education system was founded in the town of Ooty.

Last Updated on 9/20/2011