Goa is the smallest state in India by area and is located in the Konkan region of
India in the West. Though Goa is popular all over the world as a tourist spot, it
is also a centre for educational facilities in spite of the fact that there are
not many Universities in Goa except for a single one under which all the colleges
of Goa function and are affiliated with. The University in Goa is a state university.
There is another University in Goa for the study of Ayurveda.
There are many engineering colleges, a medical college and a number of general colleges
affiliated to the University in Goa. For engineering studies, NIT, a college of
National Importance is also located there. Besides these engineering institutions,
there are the other privately managed Engineering colleges of repute in India that
have their presence here.
A large number of state owned as well as private polytechnics colleges offer diploma
courses in various disciplines of engineering and technological studies. Eligibility
to these polytechnics is a 10th standard pass certificate.
A ship building institute offers courses in ship building and related subjects.
Diploma courses are offered here in ship building, mechanical engineering and electronics
& communication. Admission eligibility is a 10th standard pass with 50% aggregate
marks. The only institute of its type in the country that is managed by a group
Apart from the NIT, two institutions of National Importance is situated here for
the study of Oceanographic Science and its related subjects.They are:
A. The National Centre For Antarctic And Ocean Research
B. The National Institute Of Oceanography
A number of private colleges offer various courses in Arts, Sciences and Commerce
and there are many private law colleges also.
The Medical college and hospital is the biggest institutions for medical studies
in Goa which also conducts courses in nursing, pharmacy and other para medical courses.
Some of the private medical institution offers degree course in dentistry and pharmacy.
An Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour is also present in Goa.