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Education in Coimbatore

Situated on the Kaveri tributary this ancient city of Coimbatore, Kovai in Tamil was called Kongunad. With a population of over 42.25 lakhs it is one of the ten fastest developing cities in India. It boasts of a well established textile industry and supplies one third of the country's automobile components. Pricewaterhouse Coopers also has Coimbatore in view for its futuristic development especially with regard to an IT Park in the city. With an institutional strength of 20,000 and above engineering colleges and other institutions of higher education numbering over 28,000 Coimbatore as a city is geared towards growth and development. Education in Coimbatore is a priority from the post-independence times. It is a hub of engineering facilities for students aspiring to achieve distinction in Btech, Aptech, Computer and other disciplines of education in Coimbatore. Two hundred colleges are affilitated to seven universities in Coimbatore. St. Michael's school is the oldest in the diocese of Coimbatore, which has around hundred schools in the city. Besides, St. Peter's College of Education and Bishop Ambrose College are prestigious institutions in the city.

Distance Education in Coimbatore

The centre for distance education in coimbatore offers opportunities for students in higher education. Certified courses are available for under graduates while post graduate courses are provided for students who have completed their graduation. The courses that are in demand are the mba courses, computer education through distance learning as well as csc courses for students in Coimbatore. Advance diploma apart from pg diploma, ug courses in mba, mca can be applied for. The last date for application forms and submission are released on the website of institutes of distance education. Course details, syllabus and fees besides other information is also offered by several institutes as wellas the centre for open and distance education in Coimbatore. The list of distance MBA Colleges, Colleges offering csc and Aptech computer courses are available on websites of education. Due to the rise in demand for engineering students, several opportunities are available for Btech distance education in Coimbatore.

Computer Education in Coimbatore


Known for its higher education especially in the technical field, computer education in Coimbatore is meeting the demands of scores of multinational companies in Coimbatore. Professional courses are offered in computer education and most of the students are employed in industries like BPO, Software, ITES and IT companies besides others. Computer education is also an aid to students in colleges of Engineering, Arts, Science, Dental, Management, Polytechnic, Ayurveda, Catering, Medical, Catering and Hotel Management courses in Coimbatore. Coimbatore has seven universities out of which four are deemed and three are central universities. The University Grants Commission recognizes institutions in order that the degrees are valid in India and abroad. Coimbatore Computer education in Aptech and csc computer education are most sought after by students. For courses in B.C.A (Computer Applications), B.Com (Computer Applications), some of the highly reputed colleges in computer education in Coimbatore are Bishop Ambrose College and Christ the King Institute of Technology for B.Tech.

Coimbatore Educational Institutions

Coimbatore has a vast spectrum of institutions offering education from pre-primary, primary, high school, secondary, senior secondary to higher education through under graduate, post graduate and doctoral courses in the city. The top rated schools in the diocese of Coimbatore are St. Michael's, St.Mary's, St. Joseph's and St. John Bosco.

Among the schools for women Presentation Convent Schools is amongst the oldest schools for women. The government college of technology, psg college of technology, kumaraguru college of technology, amrita institute of technology, coimbatore institute of management technology, karunya institute of technology and united institute technology offer courses in engineering and technology through Coimbatore education.

Education in Coimbatore