Education in Jammu: Landscape, Scenario and Scope
Jammu, a well designed city and internationally known for its beauty is also a place offering great opportunities to pupils all around the world. The government has made massive expansion to the educational sector by housing ample of schools, colleges and institutes of higher education in its territory. This has led to a great enrollment of students in Jammu and evolving educational infrastructure has also increased the literacy rate.
You can classify education system of Jammu city as follows
- Primary Schools
- Junior Schools
- High Schools
- Higher Secondary Schools
- Degree Colleges
- Professional Degree Colleges
- University Classes
- Research Centers
- Institutes of Higher Education
There are many universities and institutes of National importance like IIT Jammu
and IIM Jammu
which offer higher education in the field of management and engineering. University programmes, viz; under graduate, post graduate or research are available from state universities, central universities, research centers and autonomous institutions.
There is also a rise in International Schools, which have international curriculum and modern teaching methods. Schools have also been set up in the remote villages near Jammu, thereby giving a boost to rural education in Jammu and Kashmir. Many schools of Jammu and Kashmir are built in the rural areas and the state government authorities are trying to increase the number in order to eradicate illiteracy.
Libraries in Jammu play their role to fulfill the student's desires for reading a new book almost every other week. These are also like that little heaven for students who want to do self study for competitive exams in Jammu.