Ahmedabad - Education

Education

Schools in Ahmedabad are run either by the municipal corporation, or privately by entities, trusts and corporations. The majority of schools are affiliated with the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, although some are affiliated with the Central Board for Secondary Education, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, International Baccalaureate and National Institute of Open School. A large number of colleges in the city are affiliated with Gujarat University; other deemed universities in Ahmedabad include the Nirma University of Science & Technology and the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University. The Gujarat Vidyapith was established in 1920 by Mahatma Gandhi without a charter from the British Raj and became a deemed university in 1963.

Other educational institutions in Ahmedabad include the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (ranked as the top business school in India according to the Business Today), the Gujarat National Law University, the Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, the National Institute of Design, the Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, the Mudra Institute of Communications, the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, B.J. Medical College, NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad Management Association, the Ahmedabad Management Association, the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology and the L.D. College of Engineering, Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Many national academic and scientific institutions, such as the Physical Research Laboratory and the Indian Space Research Organisation were established in the 1960s, largely through the efforts of astrophysicist and industrialist Vikram Sarabhai.

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