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Arunachal Pradesh as an Educational Destination

Updated on: May 15, 2013
Arunachal Pradesh, one of the “seven sister states” of the North East of India is a state with a big vision. The state’s educational scenario is slowly improving with the plans and projects initiated by the state as well as the central government. There are two universities in the state including one deemed university for higher learning and several recognized professional colleges. The state is a centre for carrying research works on Yak for which the National Research Centre on Yak (ICAR) has been established at Dirang.

A uniform structure of school education viz., the 10+2 system has been adopted by the schools in Arunachal Pradesh. The primary stage consists of classes I-V, the middle stage from classes VI-VIII and the Secondary Stage consists of Classes IX-X. The higher secondary stage consists of classes XI-XII. The state also provides free education to students up to the age of 14 to universalize elementary education in the state. There are several projects run by local NGOs to make people aware of the importance of education in remote areas. The state’s average literacy rate according to 2001 census report was 54.74%.

Educational Institutions

University

1

Engineering  Institute

1

Polytechnic

1

Industrial Training Institute

3

Forester Training School

1

Farmer'sTraining Centre

1

Horticulture & Forest College

1

Colleges

7

HigherSecondary Schools

68

High Schools

103

MiddleSchools

329

PrimarySchool

1280

Pre-PrimarySchools

137


LITERACY RATES

1.

Population of State(2001Census)

1,091, 117

 

Males

573, 951

 

Females

517, 166

2.

Literate Persons

487, 796

3.

Literacy Rate

54.74%


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