www.gujarat-education.gov.in is the official website of Education Department, Government of Gujarat. Both private and government schools operate here in Gujarat. One can also come across schools run by several municipal corporations and trusts in Ahmedabad.
Gujarat State secondary and higher secondary board are in charge of the schools run by the state government. However, most of the private schools in Gujarat are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) board. Gujarati is the main medium of instruction in the state-run schools while the schools run by other boards use English as their medium of study. The government of Gujarat also gives special importance to education of women in the state.
There are several universities functioning in Gujarat which offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various disciplines. The four agricultural universities in Gujarat are especially devoted to the study of agriculture and other subjects related to it. Apart from these, IIM Ahmedabad, National Institute of Technology Surat and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad are some of the other prestigious centers of higher learning in Gujarat.
The state also has some of the best engineering institutes in India like Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, NIT, Surat, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology and more. Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute is another reputed institute operating in Gujarat. It does various research works on inland lake salt, marine salt and sub-soil brine.
For more information, please visit the official website of Education Department, Government of Gujarat – www.gujarat-education.gov.in.