Dehradun is a home to some of India’s renowned educational institutions from the British Empire. And now the city has enhanced its educational coverage and strength with some private colleges which are offering various professional and job oriented programs.
Dehradun Institute of Technology, Graphic Era University, Sardar Bhagwan Singh PGI College, SGRR PG College, SGRR Institute of Technology & Science UIT(Uttaranchal Institute of Technology), Shree Dev Bhumi Institute of Education Science & Technology, Institute of Management Studies, GRD IMT, Beehive College, University of Petroleum, Doon University, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidhyalaya, J.B. Institute of Technology, Shivalik College of Engineering, Dev Bhoomi Institute of Technology, ICFAI University, Dronas College, Doon Business School, Uttaranchal Institute of Management, Rashtriya Indian Military College, Siddhartha Institute of Pharmacy, Kukreja Institute of HM, Tula’s Institute, Himaliyan Institute of Technology, Dolphin Institute, Maya Institute of Technology & Management, Doon College of Engineering & Technology, Indian Institute of Aeronautical Engineering, Alpine Institute of Management & Technology.
Education in Dehradun has scattered into two parts, one is schools offering education upto 12th standard and second the colleges and institutes driving students towards their corporate destination with the help of career oriented courses i.e., BBA, MBA, BCA, MCA, B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Ed, M.Ed, MBBS, BDS, MDS, MD, PhD and other Paramedical Courses.
The Doon School, Cambrian Hall, Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School, St. Thomas’ College, Dehradun, St. Joseph’s Academy, Rashtriya Indian Military College, Brightlands School, Scholars Home, Bala Hissar Academy, Dehradun, Marshall School, Dehradun, Welham Girls School and Welham Boys School. Several Indian and International luminaries have attended these schools. There are numerous forest officials in India who have attended the Forest Research Institute in Dehradun. It is also home to many different religious schools as well as public schools. Yoga, Ayurveda and meditation also have great influence in Dehradun.
National Institute for Visually Handicapped (NIVH) plays a key role in helping the blind people. It is the first such institute in India and also the first press for Braille script in the country, which provides education and service to the blind children. Dehradun also houses organizations like ‘The Latika Roy Foundation for people with disabilities have access to education, employment, and full inclusion in the community.