◆> Education at colleges, universities and professional institutes: After completing education at schools, a student may consider joining a college, or a professional institute for higher studies. He can acquire a bachelors or a masters degree, or he can join a professional institute to acquire expertise in specific discipline.
◆> Gujarat, one of India’s most prosperous states lying in Western India is popular not only for being the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, but also the site of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.The capital of Gujarat is Gandhinagar, with Ahmedabad as its largest city. The population of Gujarat is 60,383,628 (2011 census) and the state covers an area of 1, 96,024 sq km and shares its border with the states of Rajasthan , Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra . The state has a literacy rate of 79.31 percent. Gujarat is the 7th largest state in India in terms of area. The 196,024 sq kms of area in the state is divided into 26 districts at present. The state of Gujarat had 17 districts when it was formed in the year 1960, but now there are 33 Districts. All the northern districts of the Bombay, which was a state in its own till then, were a part of Gujarat after 1960.