Ahmedabad – The Emerging Education Hub
Ahmedabad the commercial capital of Gujarat State of India, has been host to some internationally reputed institutions like, Indian Institute of Management(IIM Ahmedabad), Mudra Institute of Communication, Indian Institute of Design, CEPT University, Nirma University, etc. for quite a long time.
Many academic and scientific institutions of national repute were set up in Ahmedabad due to the efforts of Vikram Sarabhai, Karshanbhai Patel and other noted Educationist, most reputed amongst them are ‘Nirma University’, ‘Physical Research Laboratory’ and ‘The Space Applications Centre’ which fall under the Ahmedabad centre of the ‘Indian Space Research Organisation’.
The Major turning point in the Education sector of Ahmedabad came when State government allowed participation of Private Organization in the professional education sector.
Because of private participation city could see many new Engineering, Management, and other institutions running professional course.
There are several Benefits of studying in Ahmedabad rather than in any other metro like Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, etc. like,
• Cost Effective Lifestyle
Average costing for any student to stay in Ahmedabad ranges in Between Rs. 5000 – Rs. 8000 per month, which is very less by 20 % as compared to any other Metro in India. That helps students coming from Middle Class Income Group to get a better education in Ahmedabad. Cost Effective Lifestyle of Ahmedabad not only helps students but it helps Teaching faculties to have more savings in their Earnings as salary standards don’t vary much as compared to day to day average expenditure in different cities.
• New colleges
In the last 5 years government gave approval to more than 20 new colleges to conduct professional courses.
Due to this old colleges are facing competition in all aspects of running a college whether it be faculty retention, good students, infrastructure, etc. To maintain and gain goodwill in the sector, old colleges and upcoming colleges continuously take quality improvement measures and these actions have ultimately resulted in good quality education and environment for Students.
•Industrialization of Ahmedabad Area
Ahmedabad has been a well industrialized city for quite a long time say some 30 years. These Industries be them IT Firms, Manufacturing and Engineering Units, other Consulting firms are expanding their workforce regularly. This expansions, always act as catalysts in the Employee Recruitment and some time they recruit students directly from Campus Recruitment Drives. Also, presence of lots of industries acts as a destination for Industrial Internships for students, they don’t have to travel far to get a good company to complete their Internship projects. As of now as per the media reports, some 50 new industries with an employment potential of more than 1000 people per industry are coming up within the range of 100 kilometres area of City.
Ahmedabad has always been a City of Entrepreneurs and that is the reason, Ahmedabad is having more number of small IT firms owned by budding entrepreneurs than any other city in India. These small IT firms acts as places where any fresher can get a good job which enhances their skills through live project experiences.
MCA colleges in Ahmedabad, Engineering colleges in Ahmedabad, and MBA colleges in Ahmedabad are really improving City’s prospects as a Better Education Destination of India.