Rate of literacy in Haryana, as per the census of 2011, is 76.64%, which is higher than the national average of 74.04%. Its stands at a decent position, when compared with the literacy rate of other Indian states. The status of male literacy level is 85.4%, while the rate of female education is 66.8%. Haryana is one of the enriched Indian states that boast of agricultural excellence. Besides agro-industrial development, the state is concentrating to develop education to the next level. People of this region have realized the fact that it is education that is the key source of thorough development of the society.
School education in Haryana
The school education system in Haryana is not lagging behind the other Indian states. There are pre-primary, primary, secondary, higher-secondary and degree education available in this state. There are around 10399 primary and 3838 middle schools in Haryana. Both government schools and private schools are there in Haryana. The government schools are administered by the education department of the state government, which is broadly termed as the Haryana Education Board. Majority of the private schools are affiliated under CBSE.
Higher Education in Haryana
In Haryana there are 214 colleges among which 161 are colleges for general education. There are around 53 woman colleges in this state and 4 major universities in Haryana. The government is trying hard to increase the female literacy rate in the state as education of women is lagging behind the literacy rate of men. The government is also concerned about the vocational courses, which Haryana offers to the students after the completion of their 10+2 examination. There are almost 24 vocational institutes in this state. Haryana is also growing in the arena of technical education. According to statistics, 3.2% of the colleges in Haryana are technical ones.
Open universities in Haryana are also unique in providing quality education to the students. Besides these, Haryana is also having acclaimed law and management colleges in the state. To develop the education system, government has developed good transportation systems in major cities like Gurgaon.
Primary Education in Haryana
|Name of School||Location||Board|
|D.A.V Public School||Panipat||CBSE|
|Swami Vivekananda Public School||Yamuna Nagar||CBSE|
|St Joseph’s High School||Sirsa||ICSE|
|St Mary’s Convent School||Panipat||CBSE|
|Air Force School||Ambala Cantonment||CBSE|
Professional Options Available in Haryana
|Type of Colleges||Colleges||Academic program||Eligibility criteria/admission procedure|
|Engineering||Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology/ Jind Institute of Engineering and Technology/Jan Nayak Ch Devi Lal College of Engineering||B.Tech and Diploma/B.Tech, MBA/B.Tech and MBA||AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Examination), HCEET(Haryana Common Engineering Test)|
|Medical||Maharaja Agrasen Medical College/ B.R.S Dental College/Hindu College of Pharmacy||MBBS/BDS/B.Pharma||PMT|
|Architecture||C.R State College of Engineering/Shushant School of Arts and Architecture||B.Arch||NATA or National Aptitude Test of Architecture|
|Law||Chhaju Ram Law College/Bharat Institute of Law/National Institute of Law||3 Year Law course/LL.B/||Law School Admission Test/MDU Rohtak Joint Entrance Examination|
|Management||Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management and Technology/M.M Institute of Management||MBA||MAT/CAT /ATMA/XAT|