Education Profile of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is a fast moving state and has evolved itself in various spheres. Rajasthan has also seen massive changes in the field of education over the years. Many policies are constantly being implemented to promote education, end gender inequalities, enroll students in various schools and provide other educational services. The state government is taking steps to increase the rate of education level. Rajasthan’s education system is primarily governed by the state government. The rate of literacy level is increasing in Rajasthan more than ever. According to the last census of 2011, the rate of male literacy is 80.5% and female literacy rate is 52.7%. The rate of literacy level is less in the rural areas than the urban regions of Rajasthan. Efforts are being undertaken to improve the overall standard of education.
School Education in Rajasthan
With the introduction of many policies, school education has improved over the last decade. Another important effort is to improve the education of girls. Besides government schools, there are private English medium schools in Rajasthan. Most of the private schools are affiliated under CBSE and ICSE. The schools in Rajasthan follow the 10 2 system. State Government has more than 16000 secondary schools, along with more than 10000 higher secondary schools across state. Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur which are the key educational hubs in the state. One of the most popular boarding schools of Rajasthan is the Lawrence and May College, Ajmer. Other popular schools include St Xaviers, MGD Girls School, Birla Public school, Birla International School and St Mary’s School.
Higher Education in Rajasthan
When it comes to higher education of Rajasthan, the first city that comes to or minds is Kota because of its coaching institutes. It has a number of coaching institutes where every year children from all over India appear for engineering and medical examinations. There are more than 40 engineering colleges in Rajasthan where BITS Pilani tops the list. IIR Jodhpur, Banasthali University, Government Engineering College Ajmer and LNM Institute are some of the top engineering colleges of Rajasthan. SMS Medical College, Government Medical college Kota, Sardar Patel Medical College Bikaner and JLN Medical Coollege Ajmer are some of the reputed medical colleges of Rajasthan.
Educational APEX Bodies of Rajasthan
IIT in Rajasthan
IIM in Rajasthan
NIT in Rajasthan
Other Educational Institutes of Rajasthan