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Education in Andhra Pradesh

Education in Andhra Pradesh is a growing attraction for students who aspire to higher education especially from the nearby states. The state government of Andhra Pradesh prides itself in being the first state to have computerized the governments administrative set up. Andhra Pradesh Education has moved up higher by offering incentives to its district administration through awards given to top performers in districts and panchayats. Let's take a look at education from the point of higher education to the grassroot levels in Andhra Pradesh.

Distance Education Andhra University

Opportunities for M.Tech distance education in Andhra Pradesh are available for students of pursuing higher education. Due to the pressing needs of students at present there are 34 study Centrers catering to groups in various disciplines. Gyan Vani provides information through its community radio station at FM's 106.4 Mhz channed. The Study Centers provide information regarding application forms, interviews, exams etc. All these exams are conducted by the NAAC "A" graded Andhra University the oldest in the state which has amassed a reputation for excellence and as a pioneer in the field of Distance Education in Andhra Pradesh.

Students University for Distance Ediucation
19402 Prof.G.Ram Reddy Osmania University, Hyderabad
62107 School of Distance Education, Andhra University
3853 Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
543 Central Institute Of English & Foreign Language, H
1265 Centre for Distance Education, University Hyderabad

M. Ed Distance education

Several opportunities for M. Ed distance education in Andhra Pradesh is provided through open universities. like Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Road No. 46, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad 500 033, Andhra Pradesh. Outside the state, there are Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) Delhi, Kota Open University, Rajasthan and Nalanda Open University Bihar, Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University Gujarat, Karnataka State Open University among others.

Education in Andhra Pradesh Law Colleges

There are 35 Approved Law Colleges in Andhra Pradesh apart from the following two Campus Colleges in the University at Guntur and Anantpur.

1. Department of Law, Acharya Nagarjuna University (Campus College)Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

EPABX: 91 - 0863 - 2293007, 2293009, 2293189, 2293190, 2293210, 2293263
Phone (Dept. Head): Extn. 171
Website: www.nagarjunauniversity.ac.in
Courses: LL.M. Cosntitutional Law, LL.M. Labour Law, LL.M. Crimes & Torts, LL.M. Corporate & securities Laws

2. Department of Law (Campus College)

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur
Website: www.skuniversity.org
Courses: L.L.B & L.L.M. (Constitutional Law, Criminal Law)

Higher Education in Andhra Pradesh

Degree College 923 Arts/Sc./Com.
Engg. College 38
Professional College -
Medical College 31
All University 20
Central University -
State university -
Deemed University 3
Institution of National Importance 0
Research Institution -
Teacher Training College 74
Teacher Training School 25
Polytechnic Institutes 101
Technical /Industrial/Arts & Craft School 459


Opportunities for M. Tech education is provided in Andhra Pradesh. There are 223 colleges for B.Tech in Andhra Pradesh out of which about twenty two offer M.Tech Courses. Hyderabad and Guntur have the largest number of institutions. There are 163 colleges in Hyderabad catering to students at the graduate and post graduate levels.

Board of Intermediate Education

Education in Andhra Pradesh is supervised and regulated by the (BIE) Board of Intermediate Education. Apart from the task of prescribing the courses of study, drawing up the syllabus, and governing the different educational activities, the (BIE) Board of Intermediate Education also upgrades its education system through revision of its policies. Andhra Pradesh education minister reports on the achievements in education obtained in the state.

There are 163 colleges in Hyderabad The following are the number of institutes of education in the pre-primary, primary, elementary, secondary and senior secondary schools besides pre-degree, arts/science/commerce degree colleges, medical and professional colleges, engineering and teacher training colleges etc.

Category Total Number
Pre-Primary School 18
Primary School 51836
Elementary School 8713
Secondary School 8897
Senior Secondary School 97
Pre Degree /Junior College 2231
Board of Intermediate / Secondary Education 2

School Education in Andhra Pradesh

Of all the schools under the School Board of Education in Andhra Pradesh, there are 51836 primary schools. School education has still a long way to go in the rural areas. The total number pre-primry, primary, elementary, secondary and senior secondary schools are 69561. While the townships are catching on, the greatest number of schools and colleges are in the cities. Hyderabad and Guntur have the largest number of institutions. The medium of instruction is English even in 6,500 government schools.

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