Profile of Chhattisgarh Education
This newly formed state, Chhattisgarh lacks in infrastructural facilities but the government has launched several programs to boost the academic scenario in the state. According to the 2001 census report, Chhattisgarh had a literacy rate of 65.18% which included male and female literacy rate of 77.86% and 52.40% respectively. Special importance is given to the education of women and students belonging to the underprivileged section of the society. There are some schools and colleges in the state that impart quality education. Hindi is generally used by teachers as the medium of instruction in both schools and colleges of Chhattisgarh. But with demand for English growing, institutes are also trying to incorporate this universally accepted language in their teaching programs.
School Education in Chhattisgarh
The education system is divided into primary, middle and secondary schooling with 2 years of high school in the (10 2) pattern. Most schools follow the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE). However, some schools follow the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education.
Higher Education in Chhattisgarh
There is great scope for higher education in Chhattisgarh. The state is home to some of the best centers of higher studies which provide the scope of studying various fields from science and humanities to commerce and professional courses which are taught in the universities of Chhattisgarh. Raipur is the hub of Chhattisgarh education offering UG, PG, PhD programmes across disciplines like arts and science, engineering, medical, management, humanities, environment and ecology, law and architecture, among others. Some of the important universities of Chhattisgarh include Guru Ghasidas Central University, Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University and Durg Vishwavidalaya.
Educational APEX Bodies of Chhattisgarh
IITs in Chhattisgrah
IIMs in Chhattisgarh
NITs in Chattisgarh
Other Educational Institutes in Chhattisgarh