NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh has been identified as the state with the highest number of colleges in a nationwide survey conducted by the Union Ministry of Education. In this list, Tamil Nadu is ranked fifth.
The Union Ministry of Education conducts an annual survey of higher education institutions across the country. This is done on the basis of enrollment, faculty data, infrastructure.
The results were published recently. Details of these:
Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states with the highest number of colleges in the country.
Here, there are 8,114 colleges. For every one lakh population, there are 32 colleges.
In this list, Maharashtra is second; Karnataka is also ranked third. Here, there are 4,532 and 4,233 colleges respectively. In this list, Tamil Nadu has got the fifth place.
According to the survey results, there are 2,667 colleges in Tamil Nadu.
It says so.
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