|Mysore/Mysuru, the cultural capital of Karnataka is a popular tourist destination in India. The city holds historical importance and is also well-known for quality education in the state of Karnataka. Many oldest educational institutions are located in Mysore. The city is involved in the educational service before Indian Independence itself and is still now considered as one of the best cities in Karnataka for higher education. Mysore has good transportation facilities and a lot of students from foreign countries and other states of India are studying in the premier educational institutions of Mysore. The city is also famous for research activities conducted in the national recognized research centres like Central Food Technological Research Institute and Defence Food Research Laboratory. Other special institutes that hold national importance in Mysore are Central Institute of Indian Languages and All India Institute of Speech and Hearing.|
University of Mysore was established in the year 1916 and is the oldest university in Karnataka. The city caters to the educational needs of the students residing in the districts of Hassan, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Mysore. Arts and science colleges in these areas are affiliated to Mysore University. M. N. Venkatachaliah, U.R. Ananthamurthy, R.K. Laxman and many more notable personalities have graduated from the University of Mysore. Maharaja's College, Sarada Villas College, St.Philomena's College and Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts are the popular oldest colleges affiliated to University of Mysore. These colleges are still considered as the best colleges for higher education in Mysore.
Mysore is not only famous for arts and science education but it also noted for engineering and medical education. National Institute of Engineering (NIE) is the first engineering college in Mysore and the second oldest engineering college in Karnataka state. It was established in the year 1946 and is one of the top colleges to study Civil Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering courses. It is a private university affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). N.R. Narayana Murthy and Kumar Malavalli are some notable alumni of NIE. JSS Science and Technology University is another popular private university in Mysore for engineering education. It was established in 1963 and is one of the highly recognized institutions in Mysore for quality technical education and good placement opportunities.
Mysore Medical College is the first medical college in Karnataka which was established in the year 1924. It is also one of the oldest medical colleges in India. Mysore Medical College is a government medical college affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The admissions into this college for UG and PG medical courses will be done based on NEET scores. The city also serves as the home for Government Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital. It was established in 1908 and is one of the oldest Ayurveda colleges in India.
|Mysuru or Mysore is an upcoming educational hub in the state of Karnataka. The cultural capital of the state, the city is popular with tourists and students alike. The climate here is the most comfortable one, thus suiting students, who come from different parts of the country. Situated around 140 km away, the city is well connected with Bangalore, its elder cousin. Compared to Bangalore, students will find it much more convenient to study in Mysore. The cost of living is quite cheap, the city is less crowded and there are no traffic hassles either. In fact, it is among the cleanest cities in India. In recent times, the city has become popular with foreign students too. Students from faraway places like Africa, the Middle-East, South Asia and even China can be seen on the campuses in the city. In fact, students from more than 60 countries come here every year for their higher studies. The colleges here offer numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses. |
There are a number of universities and colleges located at Mysore. There are colleges for science, humanities, commerce, medicine, engineering, management, nursing, law, fine arts, humanities, education and a lot more. Quite a few numbers of polytechnics are there too, suiting those who want to get trained in one or the other vocation.
The University of Mysore, established in 1916, is quite famous here. It is one of the oldest universities in the country and the first one for Karnataka. The university offers many undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. As many as 226 colleges are affiliated to it. It provides for many specialized programs too. There are research facilities for M.Phil and PhD students. It has foreign collaborations with universities overseas. As such, the University of Mysore has a very high international reputation and has numerous foreign students joining its different programs.
Among the other universities in Mysore, there is Amrita University, Karnataka State Open University, Jagadguru Shree Shivarathreeswara University and Karnataka State Music University. < a href="https://www.indiastudychannel.com/universities/933-amrita-vishwa-vidyapeetham"> Amrita University or Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a private deemed-to-be university with headquarters based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. In Mysore, it provides for School of Arts & Science and School of Education.
Karnataka State Open University is best for distance learning programs. It provides for various correspondence courses at the undergraduate to doctorate level. There are various diploma and certificate programs too.
Karnataka State Music University is exclusively meant for those who want to study music and performing arts. The university offers various graduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programs.
Jagadguru Shree Shivarathreeswara University is another deemed-to-be university that provides for courses in the medical domain. It has various medical and dental colleges under it. The university and some of its constituent colleges rank high as per NIRF rankings.