Sunday, February 26, 2012

Ahmedabad Education

Schools in Ahmedabad are run either by the municipal corporation, or privately by entities, trusts and corporations. Most schools are affiliated with the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board. A few schools are affiliated to the Central Board for Secondary Education, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, International Baccalaureate and National Institute of Open School. Among them prominent ones are H.B.Kapadia, Delhi Public School, AIS etc. A large number of colleges in the city are affiliated with Gujarat University. Other deemed universities in Ahmedabad include the Nirma University of Science & Technology and the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University.The Gujarat Vidyapith was established in 1920 by Mahatma Gandhi without a charter from the British Raj and became a deemed university in 1963.Other institutions such as the Indian Institute of Management, the Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, the National Institute of Design, the Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, the Mudra Institute of Communications, the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, B.J. Medical College, NHL Municipal Medical College are located in Ahmedabad.

The Gujarat University clock tower in Ahmedabad
L.D. College of Engineering is a premier engineering college in Gujarat State, set with the objectives of imparting higher education in various fields of engineering. At present it runs 14 undergraduate, 12-post graduate and 4 part-time programs.
Center for Environmental Planning and Technology is a premier academic institute located in Ahmedabad. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in the areas of natural and built environment and related disciplines. Recognised as one of the finest institutes of learning in the country, CEPT University currently offers three undergraduate degree programs and nineteen postgraduate programs in the fields of design and architecture, planning and public policy, arts and humanities, technology, geomatics and space applications, environment and climate change studies,Infrastructure Engineering and Management .
Many national academic and scientific institutions, such as the Physical Research Laboratory, the Indian Space Research Organisation, were established in the 1960s largely through the efforts of prominent astrophysicist and industrialist Vikram Sarabhai.The Ahmedabad Management Association is a notable institution established to impart management training and experience to young students and professionals. The campus was opened with a plan to offer 100 courses in various technical disciplines.The Indian Institute of Public Health offers in-service training and courses in public health besides assisting the government in health related activities.
The National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education and research. NID has been a pioneer in industrial design education after Bauhaus and Ulm in Germany and is known for its pursuit of design excellence to make Designed in India, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (also known as IIMA), was ranked as the top business school in India according to the Business Today.B-School Rankings in 2007-08 and the ET B-school Survey 2007.It is now labelled as the toughest MBA programmes in the world to gain admission to as over 200,000 people apply each year for the entrance exam to get into roughly 250 places.

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