Education in Ahmedabad
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Schools in Ahmedabad are run either by the AMC or privately by individuals and trusts. Majority of the schools are affiliated to the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB). Some schools like the Delhi Public School and the Kendriya Vidyalayas are associated with the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE). After completing their secondary education, students typically enroll in junior college (also known as pre-university) in one of three streams — Arts, Commerce, or Science. Upon completing the required coursework, students enroll in general or professional degrees.
A large number of colleges in the city are affiliated to the Gujarat University and offer courses in Medicine, Engineering, Arts, Science, Commerce, Law and Management. Other deemed universities in Ahmedabad are Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Nirma University of Science & Technology and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University.
Ahmedabad is home to prestigious institutes like the Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Design, Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, National Institute of Fashion Technology, the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, and B.J. Medical College
Many academic and scientific institutions of national repute were set up in Ahmedabad due to the efforts of Vikram Sarabhai. The most important of these are the Physical Research Laboratory and the Space Applications Centre which fall under the Ahmedabad centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation. The Vikram Sarabhai Community Science Centre aims to educate children about the various aspects of science.
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