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.
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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 of industries.
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 courses 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.