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What Makes Bangalore An Education Hub For Students

Bangalore which is majorly known as the Silicon Valley of India is one of the most energetic cities in the entire country. This city is turning out to be one of the modern educational hubs. A plethora of schools and colleges that dot this major garden city stand evident to this fact. The thing that makes Bangalore much more alluring and attractive for lakhs of students from throughout the country and abroad is the charm of the city or the outstanding quality of education or only several factors altogether. Thorough research on the demography of the city and its people has facilitated us to conclude that education is futuristic in Bangalore and is all-encompassing. Let's take a look at some of the reasons why and how Bangalore is transforming into an education hub.

Karnataka- One State, Many Worlds

It is true to the tourism tagline of Karnataka "One State-Many World", Karnataka is a state of diverse lifestyles, traditions, and cultures. The single state of Karnataka possesses a varied and vibrant heritage for showcasing it to the world. This entire state is a picturesque landscape from the hills of the western ghats to the beaches of the Arabian sea. It is also captivating thousands of people from the entire nation and abroad. Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is majorly renowned for its beautiful parks, aesthetically designed buildings, and well-maintained roads.

Easy of Living in the City of Bangalore

The thing that has made Bangalore one of the most loved cities in India is the old charm of Bangalore city coupled with modern planning. Bangalore is one of the top ten cities in India for living according to the Governments Ease of Living Index, 2020. The Ease of Living Index was introduced in the year 2018 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs. The evaluation of the cities is done based on some particular criteria, for instance, economy, health, education, public open spaces, affordable housing, land planning, wastewater management, pollution control, safety & security, transportation, and water management among other criteria.

Bangalore an Attraction by Itself

Bangalore as an education hub is a creation of the captivating features of the state. The city of Bangalore is picturesque and very well planned. This city is also having a vibrant feel to it with a busy day schedule and an active nightlife. Students get a feeling of being alive in such a chirpy and bright atmosphere. Completion of an education course needs a minimum of two to five years whether it is a diploma, professional course, or an undergraduate program. Students are required to feel homely and highly comfortable residing in a city for this prolonged period. Now, in this context, a question may arise is Bangalore a good place to study? Yes, we can say that Bangalore is a very good place to study keeping in mind all these factors, for instance, its natural beauty, cosmopolitan crowd, and vibrance of the city. The charm of this city allures thousands of students each year.

Amazing Weather

The pleasant and amazing weather conditions of the city throughout the year are one of the major reasons why Bangalore is turning into an education hub. The climate of the city remains pleasurable during the whole year with moderate winters and cool and bright summers. There are a plethora of students from all over the world who flock to this city with a very pleasant climate all around the year.

Presence of Top Education Institutions

The city of Bangalore is home to myriad top educational institutions. These institutions are not ranked just nationally but are also internationally acclaimed academies. The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is considered the number one research institute based on the citation for faculty indicator, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings, 2022. The same ranking system has also placed the university in the 186th position in the world university ranking. The World Rankings of Quacquarelli Symonds is considered one of the most reliable systems of university and college rankings in the world. According to Education World India Higher Education Rankings 2021-2022, the National Law School India University situated in Bangalore is also considered one Law school in India. For more reasons than one student from diverse parts of India and the world is attracted to the city of Bangalore. Some of the other contributing factors to becoming Bangalore an attractive stop for education are the ease of boarding and lodging and the quality of education. An article published in the Hindustan Times in the year 2019 has stated that a QS global ranking says that Bangalore is extraordinarily safe and welcoming and facilitates its residents with highly affordable housing and tuition along with a bunch of jobs, internship prospects, and good institutes. An article published in the Times of India in the year 2014 has stated that more than 10,000 students from around 60 countries in the world study in Karnataka. These statistics account for more than 1/3rd of the foreign students of the entire nation. In another QS survey in the year 2019, Bangalore followed by Mumbai were the only two major cities in the entire country to come in the top 100 world list of the best student cities rankings. Education in Bangalore is very inclusive and the choice of subjects and courses available to students in the city is becoming more and more comprehensive with each passing year. This city is majorly renowned for its diverse choices in professional as well as non-professional courses. Some top colleges and universities in Bangalore have made the city their educational center. Bangalore is also considered home to the highest number of colleges in the whole nation.

Bangalore- a Mega Center for Professional Courses

There are internationally acclaimed institutions and colleges stationed in Bangalore for professional courses for instance Medicine and Engineering. Over the past few years, professional education in Bangalore has multiplied 10 fold. There are also a massive array of recognized universities in Bangalore. The listing of the universities in Karnataka and Bangalore has done by the South Western Regional Office, Universities Grants Commission. This university is classified based on state, central, private, and deemed to be universities. There are around 61 medical colleges, 207 engineering colleges, and around 48 dental colleges according to an article published in the Times of India in 2014. There are around 280 management institutions apart from these institutions. The availability of a massive range of educational institutions is a direct consequence of the job opportunities provided by the city. The favorable climate, cultural diversity, and cosmopolitan nature of the people largely attract students from diverse nations.

A Huge Opportunity for Budding Engineers

The emergence of technology has made myriad multinational global companies establish their ventures in the city. This in turn has led to an enhancement in IT job prospects in the city of Bangalore. This in turn has led to the mushrooming of top-class professional engineering colleges throughout the nation. Bangalore is majorly popular as the hub of software activity. Bangalore has become the pivot of technology in the country with myriad IT companies establishing their offices in the city.

There are a plethora of companies that are growing in the city apart from global and multinational companies. In this regard, the Government of India has facilitated myriad incentives for establishing companies with the view of encouraging and promoting economic growth with the help of technology and innovation. The Government has also served with various tax advantages along with provision for ease of registering start-up companies throughout the nation. Given below are some of the global and multinational companies in Bangalore:
• Wipro
• MindTree
• Infosys
• Cognizant
• Amazon
• Accenture
• Mphasis
• Goldman Sachs
There are also some other reasons why and how Bangalore is transforming into an education hub.
There are some of the top engineering colleges in Bangalore that boast the out-of-the-box art infrastructure. These colleges work based on curriculums that are on par with globally accepted standards. Given below is a list of some of the top engineering colleges in Bangalore.
• B.M.S College of engineering
• R.V College of Engineering
• PES Institute of Technology
• Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology
• C.M.R Institute of Technology
• Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering
• A.M.C College of Engineering
• New Horizon College of Engineering
• • Cambridge Institute of Technology
• Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering

Future Outlook

The Prestige Marigold project is a futuristic project built by the Prestige group keeping in mind the shift of the industrial, government SEZ, and expanding IT industry along with the new kid on the block, the Startups. North Bangalore will be the new Destination. The international airport here means the first entry to Bangalore will be at this location only. The massive job infrastructure being built here with new Tech Parks, SEZ’s, financial hub means the existing Bangalore workforce is shifting to North Bangalore along with massive migrants from other parts of the country for job opportunities.