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Technical Education

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MHRD Funded Technical Institutions

The technical education system in the country can be broadly classified into three categories – Central Government funded institutions, State Government/State-funded institutions & Self-financed institutions. The Centrally funded institution of technical and science education are as under:

Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) 16
Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) 13
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) 1
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs) 5
National Institute of Technology (NITs) 31
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITMs) 4
National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training & Research (NITTTRs) 4
Others (SPA, ISMU, NERIST, SLIET, NITIE & NIFFT, CIT) 9
Total 82

Besides the above, there are four Boards of Apprenticeship Training (BOATs).