Education Profile of Punjab
With one of the best GDP in India, Punjab has made headway in education too., Punjab has responded most actively to the ‘Sarva Shiksha Program’, one of the main programs of the government to drive away away illiteracy from the country.The rate if literacy currently in Punjab is 77%. Punjab government has launched several programs for promoting technical education in the state and make children employable.
School Education in Punjab
No education can receive success if the primary and elementary education is not strong. Punjab has 44281 fully functional primary schools, which are equipped with 118099 teachers and 4670695 students.Most of the schools follow CBSE board. Some schools also follow international curriculum and ICSE board as well. Cambridge international school Jalandhar, St Stephens School Mohali, St Xavier's School, Bathinda, DAV International School, Amritsar, Delhi Public School, Ludhiana.
Higher Education in Punjab
All the major arts, humanities, science, engineering, law, medicine, veterinary science, and business courses are offered in the leading colleges in Punjab. The universities offer graduate and postgraduate degrees and also encourage students to pursue research. Advanced research is conducted in all major areas of excellence. Punjab Agricultural University is one of the world's leading authorities in agriculture. Thea colleges also provide holistic education to the students making them not only educated individuals but also respectable citizens of the country.
Educational APEX Bodies in Punjab
IIT in Punjab
IIM in Punjab
NIT in Punjab
Other Educational Institutes in Punjab