Universities in Goa

Goa boasts of not only a flourishing tourism but also about quality of higher education. With a higher literacy rate (87.40%) as compared to the all India figures (74.04%), according to the 2011 Census, education is considered a part of the culture in Goa and this has helped both the genders (92.81% for males and 81.84% for females) to embrace it wholeheartedly. This tiny state in the western coast of India has had an increase of 5.39% since the last decade. The pristine ambiance of the state makes it a sought after education destination to the students from India and abroad.

The state hosts some of the major institutes of national importance including IIT and NIT. The universities in Goa provide higher education in law, medical, technology, Vedic and veterinary etc. Goa University is the oldest of the universities in the state, established in 1984. Most of the colleges are affiliated to the Goa University which offers undergraduate and post graduate degree courses in a wide range of subjects.

Just like most states in India, the state government mostly manages the education system of Goa. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in India, which maintains the standard and quality of education in the colleges and universities, have accredited many institutions for higher education.

Find below the links to some of the universities in Goa:
  1. IIT Goa
  2. NIT Goa

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