Education and Higher Education in Surat
Surat is the most industralized city in the state of Gujarat today. It is well known all over the world for its diamonds, jari and manmade textiles. Situated on the banks of the river Tapi, it is the fastest growing industrial city in the country. Besides this, it is also fast emerging as the source of dyes, chemicals and intermediates, textile machinery, plastic technology as well as agro-based industries. This attract skilled, semiskilled and unskilled people from all over the country.
The pace of growth of the city accelerated during the past 60 years and Surat became a dominant centre of commercial activity in South Gujarat.
Education in Surat
There are several secondary and higher educational institutes inthe city. The medium of education in the schools of Surat are in English and Gujarati.
Some Prominent Schools in Surat City
Ryan International School (Group of Institutes),
Delhi Public School,
Seventh Day Adventist School, (METAS)
S. D. Jain Modern School,
L. P. Savani School,
St. Xavier's High School,
Lancers Army School,
Divine Child High School.
Higher Education in Surat
After Independence our Government has tried to boost up technical education in the country. Gujarat State has witnessed tremendous improvement and is now the fastest growing state in India.
There are several privates and government higher educational institutes in the city. Surat has two medical colleges and four engineering colleges.
Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education & Research
New Civil Hospital & Medical college
Looking to the growth of Industries in Gujarat and proposals from number of NRIs to establish Industries in Gujarat and number of progressive steps taken by the Government of India, there will be tremendous indusrial growth in coming years for which major input and requirement in trained manpower with appropriate back up of testing, design and development in the technical field are needed.
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)
Sarvajanik College of Engg and Technology (SCET)
C K Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology (CKPCET)
Government Engineering College
Other main educational institutions in Surat city are :
Sir K.P. College of Commerce
MTB Arts College
PT Science College
V.T. Choksi Sarvajanik College of Education
Dr.S & S.S. Gandhi College of Polytechnic Engineering,
Sheth P T Mahila College of arts and Home science.
Most higher educational institutions are affiliated to The south Gujarat University.