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Education in Karnataka

Education in Karnataka is well grounded from the ancient times through sages in the gurukuls and today under modern schools that have produced professionals who man IT industries that are becoming the focus of global gurus. Bangalore in Karnataka is known as much for its IT industry as for its educational institutions. Mysore University was the first in the state to be founded in 1916. St. Joseph's College Bangalore, St. Aloysius College, Mangalore and Don Bosco's technical institutes are well known in Karnataka state. In the line of social work the Roshni Nilaya, Institute of Social Service is doing yeoman service in training students to be professional social workers for the state and country. Primary Education Primary education is being boosted as the rate of enrolment is lower compared to other sections of the state. The Education Department of Karnataka sees to the administration of education of the Primary as well as the other levels up to pre-university. The total number of schools in the category 1-7 in Karnataka are 56,348 while that of the Primary section (Education Department of Karnataka) is 44354. In the lower primary the percentage of enrolment was 12.38 while in the higher primary level was 41.26.

Secondary Education in Karnataka

Secondary Education in Karnataka is looked after by the Education Department of Karnataka (Secondary Education). The Ministry of Primary and Secondary education is under the cabinet minister of Karnataka state. The High Schools in Karnataka totalled 10,537 in 2006-07 of which 3,452 government schools come directly under the State Dept. of Education. The high school student enrolment was 9.68% in the Karnataka state. A total number of 28 Districts in Karnataka had about 2857 colleges for pre-university students in 2006-2007. Pre-university education was provided by 837 government colleges, others being 1311 (unaided) and 530 (aided) colleges. St. John's Medical College Bangalore is one of its kind, training student doctors to serve with high integrity and professional caliber.

Higher Education in Karnataka/Collegiate Education in Karnataka

Higher Education in Karnataka is monitored by the Principal Secretary, Department of Education, in the state. Apart from the state's universities and colleges, the department of Technical Education is also under the Karnataka Dept. of Education.

Higher Education provided by the Directorate of Collegiate Education since 1960 aims at bringing college level education to the common man. Under its jurisdiction the directorate governs eight universities, 349 degree colleges of the government together with private and aided colleges numbering 299 with the help of six regional offices of the directorate viz. Mangalore, Bangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Dharwad and Gulbarga.

Department of Technical education Karnataka

With the advance of technology and development rising needs of students in the technical fields has brought about a revolution in its technological pursuit. The State of Karnataka offers diverse options to students in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, automobile engineering, chemical engineering, computer science and engineering among others. Eligibility for the courses offered require a score of 40% in GM, IIIA IIA, IIB and IIIB categories. The fee structure is Rs. 1700(Tuition fee)for all categories plus other fees (sports, i-card, library, development and magazine cost) except SC/ST students.

M.Tech Distance Education in Karnataka

Opportunities await students desiring to pursue M.Tech., through distance education. There are institutes that offer courses in the technical stream in Karnataka. One of the institutes is M. Tech (IT) Karnataka State Open University distance Education. This institute's M.Tech course is approved by the DEC (Distance Education Council). Application forms can be downloaded from the university website. Exam dates, syllabus and course fee details can be obtained online. The All India Council for Technical Education has listed a number of institutions for technical education. Among them is the prestigious Aloysius Institute of Business Administration. Course information and application forms are available on their website.

Regional Institute of Education Karnataka

The Regional Institute of Education is under the NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training). NCERT is part of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development. Of the five Regional Institutes of Education the Regional Institute of Education, Mysore, Karnataka is a well known educational institute. The other Regional institutes are in Shillong, Ajmer, Bhubaneswar and Bhopal.
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