Jaipur, the State capital has been ranked No. 1 in Talent Sourcing and Employee Costs by Hewitt Associates.
Rajasthan is an attractive destination to locate, thanks to its plentiful and skilled human resources.
A total of 1.3 million people are employed in the organized sector.
Prestigious academic institutions such as BITS (Birla Institute of Technology & Science) Pilani, The Mayo College in Ajmer and Raffles University (Singapore) in Alwar are located in Rajasthan. In addition, several well known institutions are currently establishing campuses:
IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), FDDI (Footwear Design & Development Institute) and NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology) in Jodhpur and IIM (Indian Institute of Management) in Udaipur.
Central University coming up at Ajmer.
There are approximately 208,850 students enrolled in technical institutions. This number has grown by 39% over the past two years.
There are approximately 1,309 technical institutions in the State, including:
- 849 ITIs (Industrial Training Institutes)
- 122 Engineering Colleges
- 136 MBA (Master of Business Administration) Institutes
- 38 MCA (Master of Computer Applications) Institutes
- 164 Polytechnic Colleges
Intake capacity at technical institutions by course is as follows:
|Courses|| Intake Capacity
The following charts provide a breakdown of the increase in the number technical institutions in Rajasthan over last three years:
The Department of Higher Education manages the general education (non-professional) in colleges and universities.
There are 1,135 colleges in the state at present. Out of these, 127 are government colleges, 15 government law colleges, 71 aided colleges, 911 private colleges, 9 institutes running under SFS (Scholarship for Service) and 3 colleges are running under PPP (Public Private Partnership) mode.
There are approximately 440,260 students enrolled in these colleges. This number has almost doubled over last 10 years, showing an annual average growth rate of 7%.
Data Source: Rajasthan Economic Review 2010-11