Profile of Arunachal Pradesh
One of the most scenic north-eastern states, Arunachal Pradesh has a uniform system of education. The education of Arunachal Pradesh with a population of more than 13 lakhs is evolving with each passing day. With the predominance of tribal population, modern education is gaining roots in a gradual manner in this state bordering China and Myanmar. The state has an important research centre on yak and to encourage research work in this field National Research Centre on Yak, popularly referred to as ICAR has been set up.
Schools in Arunachal Pradesh
The medium of instruction in schools and colleges in the state is mostly English and schools are either affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education board (ICSE) or Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Several new projects of the state government with the central government is helping the state to get funds to improve the educational scenario in this hill state.
Higher Education in Arunachal Pradesh
Though located at one corner of India, Arunachal Pradesh has a few renowned institutes attracting students mainly from the north-eastern states. One of the most important institutes of Arunachal Pradesh is the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST). NERIST plays an important role in the technical and management education in the state.
Other institutes offering quality technical education in this state are The Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University and Himalayan University. Another premier institution is Rajiv Gandhi University that provide a range of science and technical programmes. The state also has 3 important medical colleges which include North East Homeopathic Medical College (central),Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University (private) and Igtamsu School of Nursing (private). The state has also has one Homeopathy college, North East Regional Homeopathic Medical College which is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University.
Educational APEX Bodies of Arunachal Pradesh
NIT in Arunachal Pradesh
Universities in Arunachal Pradesh