The name of Assam makes one think of all the beautiful things that the state is connected with like tea, the River Brahmaputra, the Bihu festival and the lovely traditional dress of Assam. Progression in the state is greatly visible in the establishment of a number of Schools in Assam. As it is with other parts of the country, Assam too has a highly effective educational system in place and has been imparting quality education from the primary level in the Schools in Assam to the higher education level in colleges and universities.
Establishment of Different Schools in Assam
he initial establishment of educational centers began with the setting up of Missionaries by the European settlers’. Later on post Independence, free education was made compulsory and imparted in Schools in Assam to children up to the age of 14 years. This covers the entire high school period and is managed by the Board of Secondary Education in Assam. Some of the Schools in Assam has adopted the Central Board of Secondary Education or the CBSE. The North East National Board of Education has a number of Schools in Assam that imparts education to the people especially in the North Eastern Region of India. This has enabled a number of tribal communities and Scheduled Castes and Tribes to be educated and progress in life by enrolling in this Schools in Assam. The presence of other Schools in Assam like the Sainik School which is solely for the children of Defense personnel and the other private Schools in Assam run by Christian Missionary is proof of the rising level of educational facilities in the state of Assam.
Institutions Imparting Higher Education & Professional Courses
Today a large number of colleges and Schools in Assam are established for the study of Engineering, medicine and other professional courses. People from all over the country enroll in these professional courses conducted in the state. Professional Schools in Assam are open to all from the entire country though there are some reservations for domicile students. The high literacy rate of almost 75% is proof enough of the high level of education that the people of Assam possess.