Education in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is one of the top destinations for Education in India. In addition to, numerous colleges, schools, along with other educational institutions operating in the state, it is flocked by students from all over the country for pursuing a career in their own chosen sector. Pune is a hub for popular colleges and institutions in Maharashtra. Many other cities in Maharashtra that are known for having a sound educational base include Kolhapur, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, Aurangabad, as well as Mumbai.
As per to the statistics of census 2011 the literacy rate of Maharashtra is 82.91%. As well as, the male literacy rate is 89.82% and female literacy rate is 75.48%. Therefore, we can say that – male literacy rate is high as compare than females.
Education System in Maharashtra: Maharashtra’s Education System has undergone a massive change over the last decade. All courses and curriculum are made student-friendly and economical for students hailing from all backgrounds. The criterion for selecting candidates for admission into colleges was decided to be best of 5 by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education, in the year 2010. It means, a student appearing in 6 subjects can choose marks of any 5 subjects in which he/she has scored the highest and apply for admission into colleges/universities. On the other hand, the students cannot leave out the marks obtained for compulsory subjects like Marathi or English.
If we talk about this year (2015) education status, then the Maharashtra board 10th and 12th class examination was effectively done in March 2015, now the board is trying to declare the Maharashtra Board Results 2015 (10th and 12th Class) as soon as possible in May/June Month of 2015.
10th and 12th class is also known as SSC and HSC class in Maharashtra state. Along with 10th and 12th board examination, Maharashtra also conducts many competition examinations like State Eligibility Test (SET) and more other that provides many opportunities to make the better career of students. It always conducts the SSC and HSC examination in March Month and declares result in May/June every year. It declares result on its official website that is mahresult.nic.in. However, at this time, many sites are available who declares the result of Maharashtra Board 10th and 12th class.
These two sites are one of them who declare the Maharashtra Board Results, so students can also check their result of 10th and 12th by one click on these sites.
Maharashtra’s Educational Reforms: TheMaharashtra has decided on allowing private entities to form new universities in the state. However, this measure was taken to bring in more investors to the state.
Maharashtra’s Primary Education: A child is eligible to attend school at the age of 5 years. Maharashtra’s schools are affiliated to Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), or else Maharashtra State Secondary Board (MSSB). Only some of the schools in the state are also managed by the Municipal Corporation.
Maharashtra’s Graduation Colleges and Universities: Maharashtra hosts numerous colleges offering range of courses in the field of commerce, science, as well as arts academic systems. There are over 25 universities in Maharashtra that offer regular degrees as well as professional degrees to aspiring professionals.
Education for Foreign students: Starting from management to medical colleges in the state, here many colleges that offer opportunity to study in the state for NRI scholars. The names of few of some institutes are Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research. According to the norms of All India Council for Technical Education related to self funded educational institutions (SFEI), 15 percent of the seats are reserved for NRI scholars. The AICTE also envisages that colleges offering seats to NRI students must also have the provision of hostel accommodation.