Jharkhand is known as one the most industrialized regions of the country. Besides being a hub of industrial activities, the state of Jharkhand is also a popular educational destination in the country. Over the years, presence of highly-prestigious centers of learning including Birla Institute of Technology and Indian School of Mines, has earned huge laurels to the state for their cutting-edge programmes in wide-ranging disciplines.
Jharkhand follows the 10+2 system of school education which is followed by 3 years degree courses. After completion of +2, a student goes for higher education. There are six universities in the state including three deemed universities. The state has some of the country’s best institutions in the field of engineering and management. According to the 2011 census the literacy rate of the state is 67.63%, a cause of concern for the State Government.
List of Universities in Jharkhand
Jharkhand is rich in cultural heritage which is manifested in the literature, music and folk dances of the region. The Universities of the Jharkhand engage the student community with the popular culture which connects the rich culture heritage of the state to the outside world and offers the aspiring students to establish themselves in the developing and fast evolving world without forgetting their dynamic customs and tradition.
The Universities cover the total spectrum of higher education in the state helping the state to join the main stream from surface level to psychological level. Academically the Universities of Jharkhand have advanced knowledge in the region.
The Universities of Jharkhand offer undergraduate, post-graduate as well as M. Phil and Ph. D courses in various disciplines like science, medicine, engineering, commerce and arts.
Jharkhand has six (6) universities including two deemed university: : Ranchi University & Birsa Agricultural University at Ranchi, Sidhhu Kanhu University at Dumka and Vinova Bhave University in Hazaribagh, and BIT Mesra Deemed University at Ranchi.
- Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Jharkhand
- Birsa Agricultural University, Jharkhand
- Indian School of Mines, Jharkhand
- National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
- Ranchi University, Jharkhand
- Sido-Kanhu Murmu University, Jharkhand
- Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, Bihar
- Central University of Jharkhand