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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Higher Education in Silchar

Higher Education in Silchar

Silchar is considered to be the head quarter of the Cachar district that lies in Assam. Not only headquarter; it is also the economic gateway to a part of Manipur and also Mizoram. Silchar is believed to be the second largest in Assam. With time, this town has gained exceptional commercial importance which can be clearly seen by the large number of people coming from distinct parts of the country that are settling in Silchar.

Not only in terms of commercial importance, the city is continually observing that there are a huge number of people from the smaller places nearby who are coming to Silchar as there are increasing future prospects along with the other developments in the fields of education, real estate market and also the medical facilities. 

With time, Silchar has become one of the places all over the country to have some of the finest educational institutions in the north eastern part of the country. Silchar is the place that boasts to have one of the branches of National Institute of Technology which was formerly called the regional Engineering Colleges. National Institute of Technology, Silchar is considered as one of the earliest made and oldest Engineering colleges in the North Eastern part of India. The National Institute of Technology Silchar is now called to be an Institute of National Importance in India.

Not only it has the well known NIT but after years of struggle, Silchar now has its very own Assam University which is the central university offering educational and professional courses in various streams.

The Assam University came into being in the year 1994 and by now there are 9 schools having 29 departments working under them helping the students to gain the best knowledge while studying at any of the departments. Not only this, the Assam University has 51 affiliated colleges under it.

There are numerous high schools and colleges that offer excellent education to the students. Amongst the list, some of the well known and reputed colleges include Cachar College, Aryan Jr. College, Surendra Memorial Jr. College, Hemangini Dey Memorial Jr. College, Ramanuj College, Guru Charan College and Radhamadhab College. Amongst all these best colleges, Guru Charan College is considered as one of the best, reputed and most respected colleges not only in Silchar but also all over the state of Assam.

Other than this, the city also has a well known Medical College which is called as the Silchar Medical College and Hospital which was established in the year 1968. This college has been imparting knowledge and serving the southern areas of the state of Assam.

Besides the medical college, there are Polytechnic Institutes, Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and Law colleges for those who wish to excel in the particular fields.      

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