Education in Uttarakhand

The system of education in Uttarakhand is pretty much the same as in other parts of the country. The ‘Uttarakhand Sabhi Ke Liye Siksha Parishad’ is a body that has been established to assist the state board in implementing a education system that reaches children and students from all walks of life. Infrastructure and education transfer system in here follows a modern approach. Students get to learn every aspect of their favourite subject through theoretical and practical education process.

According to the statistics of year 2011, current number of students in here is 1,040,139. There are more than 15,331 primary schools in here guided by 22,118 teachers who are experts in their fields. Literacy rate in this state of India is 79.63%. Literacy ratio of male and female students is increasing every day. Today it is 88.33% for male students and 70.70% for female students.

Main language of education in here is Hindi and English. Educational institutions in here are divided in two main parts such as- Government institutes and Private institutes. Schools and colleges under this banner are-

  • Primary Schools
  • High Schools
  • Degree Colleges
  • Inter colleges
  • Technical Institutions

Here are a few notable educational institutions in Uttarakhand that have gained reputation in world of education enthusiasts and students.

Schools- Birla Vidya Mandir, The Doon School, Welham Girls School, Sherwood College, etc.

Engineering colleges- Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, College of Engineering, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture etc.

Technical Institutes- Government Polytechnic Nainital, Govt. Polytechnic, Dwarahat etc.