Karnataka added most number of colleges in India in 2019-20: Survey
Karnataka established the utmost number of colleges  in the nation in 2019, in line with knowledge from the All-India Survey on Higher Education 2019-2020, which was launched on Thursday.
However, most of these colleges had been in the personal unaided class. Only 18 had been authorities colleges, whereas 10 had been in the aided class, and the remaining 153 fell below the personal unaided class. The survey additionally revealed that 7,915 college students had been enrolled in these 181 colleges. On a mean, this works out to round 43 college students per school. M.R. Doreswamy, adviser to the State authorities on schooling reforms and Chancellor of PES University, attributed the low enrollment in some colleges to the development of college students selecting skilled programs, reminiscent of engineering, medical and administration programs. Karnataka additionally has the best number of college students enrolled in nursing courses–55,338 college students.
“There is huge demand for some courses, but conventional course combinations in BA and BSc programmes do not see many takers. One of my recommendations to the State government is to make these courses more attractive,” mentioned Mr. Doreswamy.
An official in the Higher Education Department nonetheless mentioned that this 12 months with all class 12 college students deemed as go with out examination, seats throughout all programs are prone to be crammed.
Although Karnataka has the third highest number of colleges in the nation, the common enrolment per school dipped from 426 in 2018-19 to 415 in the 2019-20 tutorial 12 months. Incidentally, the common enrolment per school throughout the nation stood at 680 for the 2019-2020 tutorial 12 months. Bengaluru Urban district had the best number of colleges (1,009), a development seen in earlier years, too.