|Bangalore is popularly known as the IT Hub of India and this status has managed to inspire Bangalore Education in a major way. Besides being the IT centre, it is also one of the major south Indian cities as well. Thus, people from all over the country come here and thereby also contribute towards the burgeoning size of the studentís community here. However, the history of Bangalore Education was not been this way, earlier. Till the 19th century, religious schools were responsible for imparting education in the city. Later, with progressive work especially from rulers like Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, several other schools came to be established, thus offering Bangalore Education to a far greater number of students and across distinct communities.
Today, Bangalore is one of the few Indian states to have achieved an 80% literacy status. The schools and other institutes in Bangalore are responsible for preparing students for a very competitive world. They have also succeeded in placing their students in major firms and organizations across the world, with their quality education and teachings imbibed in them.
Bangalore Education is offered to the students through the schools and colleges in the city that are affiliated to the below mentioned boards, councils and universities respectively.
The Top Bangalore Schools are:
- Karnataka State Board
- Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
- International General Certificate of Secondary Education
- International Baccalaureate
- National Open School
- Cambridge School
- Carmel English School
- Bangalore Public School
- Innisfree House School
- Mallya Aditi International School
- Presidency School
- Sophia High School
The most reputed institutions in Bangalore offering professional education are:
- Indian Institute of Science
- Indian Institute of Astrophysics
- Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
- Centre for Liquid Crystal Research
- Ramaiah Institute of Technology
- Indian Space Research Organization.