Education : Goa Directory


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Goa is best described in three words - sea, sand and sun. But there is much more to the tiny state of India. It is also a well known educational hub. The literacy rate of Goa being 82% .

Most of the schools of Goa come under the SSC board while some have the ICSE board or NIOS board. The Goa University is the sole university in the state located in Taleigao. There are four engineering colleges and one medical college in the state. Goa Medical College is among the oldest in Asia and a highly respected institution. There are also several professional colleges, including pharmacy, architecture and dentistry and ITIs.

Goa is also well-known in India for courses in marine engineering, fisheries, hotel management and cuisine. The State also hosts one of the best business school in the country. The prestigious National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) is a leader in marine research in India. The Central Library in Panaji and the Xavier Centre for Historical Research are treasure chests of knowledge.

Goa was under the control of Portuguese for a long period. Still today the state continues to offer Portuguese as a third language in most of its schools. The Goa University also offers Bachelor and Master's degrees in Portuguese language.

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