Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Delhi,Top Indian colleges in North Zone
Delhi also known as the National Capital Territory of India) is a metropolitan region in India. With a population of 22 million in 2011, it is the world’s second most populous city and the largest city in India in terms of area.The NCT and its urban region have been given the special status of National Capital Region (NCR) under the Constitution of India’s 69th amendment act of 1991. The NCR includes the neighboring cities of Alwar, Baghpat, Gurgaon, Sonepat, Faridabad, Ghaziabad,Noida, Greater Noida and other nearby towns, and has nearly 22.2 million residents.
Education is based on three-tier model which includes primary schools, followed by secondary schools and tertiary education at universities or other institutes of same level. Education Department of the Government of Delhi is a premier body which looks into the educational affairs. Tertiary education is administrated by the Directorate of Higher Education.
Delhi has to its credit some of the premier institutions in India like the Indian Institute of Technology, the Delhi Technological University] the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, the National Institute of Fashion Technology, AJK, Mass Communication Research Centre under Jamia Millia Islamia University, and the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.
As per the 2011 census, Delhi has a literacy rate of 86.3% with 91.0% of males and 80.9% of females.