Arunachal Pradesh is one of the states that lies in the North-eastern part of India and is one of the seven hilly states known as the “Seven Sisters”. Though somewhat under-developed in comparison to the other states of India, Arunachal Pradesh has got a number of educational institutions that caters to the higher education system in the state. Thanks to the many NGOs, State and the Central Government, higher education in Arunachal Pradesh is on its way to progress with the establishment of many Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Various Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh:
The first of the many Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh was established in 1964 and today there are many as 9 Government colleges and a number of private Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh that are affiliated to the two major universities located in Arunachal Pradesh. All the Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh provide courses in various Arts, Science and Commerce subjects leading to a diploma, degree or Master’s degree.
Medical Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh:
There are many Medical Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh that not only provide educational facilities for the study of medicine but also for other related course like Pharmacy and Nursing. Research facilities are also provided there. Admission is based on Entrance examination.
Admission to Professional Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh:
Engineering and Technical colleges: The entrance examination is conducted by the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology the period of May –June every year is for admissions to the different engineering Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh. The examinations vary depending on the kind of admission sought for. For the degree courses in the Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh it is the NEE-III, for the Diploma courses it is NNN-II and for the certificate courses it is NEE–I.
A deemed university for science and technology has also been established in the year 2010 and this university is responsible for the widespread technical educational provided here with a number of engineering and polytechnic Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh. The examinations for the Engineering Colleges in Arunachal Pradesh is conducted by the Director of Technical Education.