Nagaland is one of the states in the north east of India. It is a small state where majority of its population follow Christianity. Sixteen major tribes are settled in Nagaland and each of these has unique culture and custom. Tropical and sub-tropical forests enrich the flora and fauna of the state.
Collegiate Education in Nagaland
There are several Colleges in Nagaland that provide higher education. Colleges in Nagaland are affiliated to one of the three Universities. One of these Universities has been established only for distance education. There are various types of Colleges in Nagaland that cater to disciplines like Arts & Science, Teacher Education, Engineering, Nursing, Management and many others. Unfortunately, there is no Medical College in Nagaland and is likely to be set up soon. Nationally important institute like NIT make its presence in Nagaland.
Courses Offered by Colleges in Nagaland
Colleges in Nagaland offer various degree programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Arts And Science Colleges in Nagaland offer Bachelors and Masters Degrees in several disciplines like Geology, Political Science, Commerce, Anthropology, Chemistry, Botany etc. Engineering Colleges in Nagaland offer four year Bachelor of Technology programmes in Biotechnology, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Agricultural Engineering and Information Technology. The admission criteria to the colleges is similar to that of others states in the country.
There are agricultural Colleges in Nagaland which provide students with various programmes in Plant Breeding & Genetics, Entomology, Agronomy and Agricultural Engineering. They also offer courses in Plant pathology, Soil conservation and Rural development Planning. Technical and Management Colleges in Nagaland offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Computer applications and Business Administration. Teacher Education Colleges in Nagaland offer Doctoral Research Study in Education in addition to B.Ed. and M.Ed. programmes. There are also nursing and Law Colleges in Nagaland which offer B.Sc. Nursing and LLB programmes.