Education System in Tamil Nadu

This resource speaks about Tamil Nadu's education system and quality of education.

Tamil Nadu is a great state in India which has a literacy rate of 74.5% as per 2001 census. Education in Tamil Nadu proves its quality at all the times. Tamil Nadu has very good resource of learning and there are a number of schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu which holds very high ranks not only in India, but also universally. Tamil Nadu is the home of Anna University, Chennai which is one of the most renowned institutions in the world where not only locales but also international students do their education. Right from Schools to colleges, Tamil Nadu has the best quality education spirits.

Schools in Tamil Nadu and School education system of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has thousands of reputed schools. The capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai has some of the top schools in India. The schools are built in different locales and covers different people covering people of almost all walks of life, such that their children can also have quality education. The schools in Tamil Nadu are classified into two major classifications.

1. Matriculation / State board Schools which comes under Directorate of School Educations, run by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu.

2. CBSE Schools which are governed by the Central Board of School Education.

Of course there are many classifications like the Anglo Indian board, ICSE board but they are of a small population.

Matriculation Schools in Tamil Nadu

Matriculation Schools in Tamil Nadu are governed by the Directorate of School Educations which is run by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Directorate of School Educations has both Matriculation and State board Schools in Tamil Nadu, under them. The portions of the schools that come under these two categories are decided by the Directorate of School Educations. Board exams in Tamil Nadu (X and XII std's) are conducted by the Directorate of School Educations, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Both private schools and Govt. Schools come under this particular category. The Syllabus not only helps the children in building strong educational knowledge but also prepares him to face this competitive world.

CBSE schools in Tamil Nadu

CBSE Schools in Tamil Nadu are governed by the Central board of Education, India. CBSE schools are different from the State board and matriculation schools in Tamil Nadu as the syllabus varies. Tamil Nadu state holds it a matter of pride to have most of the CBSE toppers in the board exams, conducted all over India.

Colleges in Tamil Nadu is classified into 3 major types:
1. Colleges that are affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and Madras University, Chennai
2. Autonomous Colleges of Tamilnadu
3. Deemed Universities of Tamilnadu

Top Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Top Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu that are affiliated to Anna University teaches the prescribed Anna University syllabus. Anna University, Chennai had been very careful in rendering the portions that the students should learn to emerge as a successful Engineer.

Top Arts and Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu
Top Arts and Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu are affiliated to the Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai, a division of Non-Technical group of Anna University. All degrees from B.Com to B.A are syllabified here with care.

Autonomous Colleges in Tamil Nadu
There are a few Autonomous Colleges in Tamil Nadu which run with the prescribed syllabus of Anna University, yet the paper corrections are made by themselves.

There are also many top deemed universities in Tamil Nadu. Some of them are Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, SRM University, Chennai

Education in Tamil Nadu is based on good values. Govt. of Tamil Nadu is also taking necessary care that all students are being educated and that the literacy rate increases on par with value and quality education.


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Author: Suresh Kumar R14 Jun 2010 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

All the Arts and Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu are affiliated to the following Universities.
1.Madras University (Colleges in and around Chennai)
2.Bharathiyar University(Colleges in and around Coimbatore)
3.Bhrathidhasan University(Colleges in around Trichy)
4.Maduari Kamaraj Univeristy(Colleges in and around Maduari)
5.Periyar University(Colleges in and around Salem)
6.Manonmaniam Sundharanr University(Colleges in and around Tirunelveli).

All the Enginnering colleges are affiliated to
1.Anna University, Chennai
2.Anna University, Coimbatore
3.Anna University, Trichy

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