Education in Belgaum

Updated on: Mar 12, 2013

Belgaum is situated nearly 2,500 ft (762 m) above sea-level and is the headquarters of Belgaum district, which borders the states of Maharashtra and Goa. With a population of 629,600, as per 2001 census, it is the fourth largest city of the state of Karnataka.

With many beautiful tourist spots including Kapileshwara Temple, Safa Mosque, Belgaum Fort, Gokak falls, Rakaskop, etc. attracts thousands and thousands of visitors every year.

Belgaum is well known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. It is at its coldest in winter (November through February), and experiences continuous monsoon of medium intensity during July to September. The annual average rainfall is 200 cm".

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most important festival in Belgaum, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year.

Educational Scenario of Belgaum

Belgaum has gradually become the centre of attraction for the admission seekers, for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level courses. With excellent faculty and administration, the city colleges generate an excellent learning ambiance for the aspirants all across the country.
Among the city's many other institutions of higher learning are Vasantro Potdar Polytechnic, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Maratha Mandal Engineering College, Iipm, etc. The city can also boost of some world class schools like Abdul Kalam High School, Agasagi High School, Phoenix English Medium School, etc.

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