higher education in andhraDeloitte consulting has conducted a detailed study on higher education in India and has come up with a state wise report. Here are the highlights on what it says on higher Education in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Andhra Pradesh ranks 8th amongst all states in India with 27 universities after Madhya Pradesh (36) and Gujarat (41) in terms of total number of universities. These numbers are only for Andhra Pradesh and do not include Telangana.
  • The state also ranks fourth on number of State Public Universities with 20 universities.
  • AP has 4% of all universities in the country.
  • AP ranks #5 on total number of colleges in any state in India.
  • AP has the highest concentration among major states with 44 colleges per lakh population as compared to the all India average of 25 colleges per lakh population.
  • In terms of average enrolment per college, AP (473) is significantly lesser than all India average of 715. Total enrolment of students in colleges in AP is around 12 lakhs.

You can Click HERE for the download of the full state wise 194 pages report including details for Telangana.

You can Click HERE for a pdf version of Andhra Pradesh report.

HERE are the excerpts from the Andhra Pradesh report.