Universities in Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is one among the seven sisters states of the Northeast India. It shares its borders with Assam and Nagaland and international borders with Bhutan and Myanmar. This state is connected to the rest of the country by rail or road. The education system in Arunachal is underdeveloped but the government is working towards making it much better. The state’s literacy rate with the assistance of NGOs like Vivekananda Kendra, leading to a sharp improvement.
Rajiv Gandhi University (formerly known as Arunachal University), is one of the most important universities in the state. There are 36 institutions offering regular undergraduate courses as well as teacher education and health sciences and nursing degrees, both under government and private management under Rajiv Gandhi University. Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University and Himalayan University are also some the prominent universities in Arunachal. North East Frontier Technical University (NEFTU) is the first Technical University established in 2014. The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology as well
as the National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh was established in the year 2010.
The state also has two polytechnic institutes: Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic in Itanagar established in 2002 and Tomi Polytechnic College in Basar established in 2006. There is one law college called Arunachal Law Academy at Itanagar. The College of Horticulture and Forestry is affiliated to the Central Agricultural University, Imphal.
Find below the links to the various universities in Arunachal Pradesh:
- Arunachal University of Studies
- Central Institute of Himalayan Culture Studies
- Himalayan University
- Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University
- National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh
- NEFTU - North East Frontier Technical University
- NERIST: North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology
- Rajiv Gandhi University
- State Forest Research Institute Itanagar