Uttar Pradesh Facts & Figures
Uttar Pradesh has made significant contributions in the field of Education and Social Welfare. The State has made major investments over the past few years at all levels of education and has achieved significant success. U.P. has recognized & supported the continuing critical-role of private-sector in the expansion of education in the State.
Schools in the state are either managed by the government or by private trusts. Hindi is used as a medium of instruction in most of the schools except the schools which are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examinations (ICSE) boards. A primary school is present at a distance of 1.5 Km. and upper primary school at 3 kms. A secondary school is present at every 8 km. in rural areas and there is a secondary school for girls in every block. Efforts are being made to establish at least one degree college in every block.
The policy of Free and compulsory education has been introduced in the state to achieve universalisation of education at primary and secondary level. There are several statutory bodies which decide the fee structure in educational institutions. For non-professional courses, fee is determined by the concerned university. For professional courses, fee is regulated by a committee constituted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Uttar Pradesh has 4 central universities, 20 state universities, 8 deemed universities, one institute of national importance and several polytechnics, engineering colleges and industrial training institutes. Prestigious institutes like Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Kanpur and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Lucknow are known worldwide for their quality education and research in respective fields. This provides the State with a firm basis for providing opportunities for higher education to its youth.
|Category.||Total Number||Total Enrolment||Number of Teachers||Teacher-Student Ratio|
Senior Secondary School
|Pre Degree /Junior College||-||-|
|Board of Intermediate / Secondary Education||676|
|Institution of National Importance||1||-||-||-|
|Teacher Training College||121||17775|
|Teacher Training School||64||4421||-||-|