College is a place of higher learning. Colleges can be called constituent units of a university. Indian colleges offer various courses in liberal arts and sciences. All states in India have several colleges for higher education. Colleges are mostly affiliated with the state universities.
Engineering colleges in India refer to bodies of higher education, which teach engineering courses. They impart engineering studies at the degree level. Engineering courses in India last from four to five years, depending on the university and college of affiliation. Some engineering colleges also offer post graduation and other courses like PhDs.
Individuals can specialize in different fields like civil engineering, electric engineering and mechanical engineering in these colleges. The growing demand for information technology engineers has given a boost to engineering colleges in India.
Christian missionaries have done a lot to promote charity-based education in India. There are many Christian colleges in India.
Union Christian College is well known all over the country. St Josephs College is located in Darjeeling. It is a government-aided institute for Christian minority.
The Malabar Christian College or MCC is one of the oldest Christian colleges in the country. It is located in Calicut, Kerala. The Christian Medical college of Ludhiana was founded by Dame Edith Mary Brown. It was the first medical college for women in Asia.
Medical colleges in India are institutes, which offer medical education. These vary widely, ranging from singular colleges which train doctors to conglomerates which train students in other aspects of medical care.
The Medical Council of India has to confer recognition on institutes for them to be credible as Medical Colleges. Medical colleges in India are mostly administered, funded and owned by private organizations, the government of India and state government.
There are many colleges offering MBA in India. These are popularly called business schools. These colleges offer courses in finance, accounting, organizational behaviour, information systems, strategy and other quantitative methods.
Some well known business colleges in India are Indian Institutes of Management, Xavier’s Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bhubaneshwar, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Welingkar Institute , Symbiosis Institute of Business Management and the Birla Institutes of Management Technology.
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