Top 10 Engineering Colleges in West Bengal,Top Indian colleges in East Zone
West Bengal is a state in the easternregion of India and is the nation’s fourth-most populous.It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants.Spread over 34,267 sq mi (88,750 km2), it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Nepaland Bhutan, and the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata.
Education in West Bengal is provided by both the public sector as well as the private sector. The modern education system was developed by the British missionaries and the Indian social reformists. West Bengal has many reputed institutes of higher education like – Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (the first IIM), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (the first IIT), Bengal Engineering and Science University (2nd oldest engineering institution in India), Jadavpur University, Presidency College, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, Indian Statistical Institute and Visva-Bharati University.