Karnataka which lies in the south west region of India is the seventh largest Indian state by area and the eighth largest by population. Karnataka is fascinating for its beautiful flora and fauna and amidst such fresh and green surroundings as drawn the education map of the state with a large number of educational centres and Colleges in Karnataka. Besides being steeped in tradition, Karnataka is one of the Information Technology hubs of India.
Education in Karnataka
There is a record for number of Colleges in Karnataka in comparison to other states in India. The state has the largest number of professional colleges in the country. Hence numerous outside students seek admission in Colleges in Karnataka. There are almost 481 Colleges in Karnataka affiliated to one of the many Universities located in the state. In 1998, all the Engineering Colleges in Karnataka were brought under Technological University and the University of Health Sciences run all the medical colleges in the state.
Premier Colleges in Karnataka
The Colleges in Karnataka of national importance include the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, IIM NIT, Indian Institute of Science, the Research Institute and NIMHANS which is the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences. Besides the other National institutions includes the Central Food Technological Research Institute, Indian Space Research Organisation and National Aeronautical Laboratory among others.
The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, are reputed Mass Communication and Journalism Colleges in Karnataka.
Besides these premier Colleges in Karnataka, there are many Arts, Science and Commerce Colleges in Karnataka which extend a large number of courses in various disciplines. There are Colleges in Karnataka for the specialized course of Entrepreneurship.