Education in Mangalore

Updated on: Mar 12, 2013

Mangalore is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. With a population of 398,745 as per the 2001 census of India, Mangalore serves as the the administrative headquarters of the Dakshina Kannada (formerly South Canara) district in south western Karnataka. Lying on the backwaters of the Netravati and Gurupura rivers, Mangalore is often used as a staging point for sea traffic along the Malabar Coast.

With many beautiful tourist spots including The Kadri Temple, St. Aloysius Church, Shri Sharavu Mahaganapathi Temple, Kudroli Gokarnath Temple, Sultan Battery, etc. attracts thousands and thousands of visitors every year.

Mangalore always witness a tropical climate. Summer and winter months experience similar temperate conditions, with average temperatures ranging from 27 ?C (81 ?F) to 34 ?C (93 ?F). Humidity is approximately 78% on average, and peaks during May, June and July. The maximum average humidity is 93% in July and average minimum humidity is 56% in January. It receives about 90% of its total annual rainfall within a period of about six months from May to October, while remaining extremely dry from December to March.

The two main festivals of Mangalore are Dussehra and Sri Krishna Janmashtami, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year.

Educational Scenario of Mangalore

Mangalore is considered to have many leading institutes of higher education. Gradually it has 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 a learning ambiance for the aspirants all across the country.
Among the city's many other institutions of higher learning are St Agnes College, Aj Innstitute Of Medical & Dental Science, St Joseph Engineering College, etc. The city can also boost of some world class schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Prestige International School, Besant National Girls High School, Canara Girls High School, Ganapathy High School, etc.

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