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Mizoram

 

Mizoram is a landlocked state in North East India whose southern part shares 722 kilometers long international borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, and northern part share domestic borders with Manipur, Assam and Tripura. The name Mizoram is derived from Mi (people), Zo (hill) and Ram (land), and thus Mizoram implies "land of the hill people". State day is observed on 21st February. The tropic of cancer runs through the state nearly at its middle. Mizo is the official language and the most widely used language for verbal interactions, but English, being important for education, administration, formalities and governance, is widely used. The majority (87%) of Mizos are Christian.

Education Status

According to the Census 2011, Mizoram has a literacy rate of 91.58% (male literacy rate 93.72% and female literacy rate 89.40%).

There were 3,894 schools in Mizoram as of 2012. Of these, 42% are publicly owned and managed by Central/State governments, 28% are private without government subsidies, 21% are private with government subsidies, and the rest are primary and middle schools that are government financed by run by three Autonomous District Councils of Mizoram. There are several educational establishments under the umbrella of the Ministry of Education, including universities, colleges and other institutions. Within Mizoram University, there are 29 undergraduate departments including 2 professional institutions affiliated with the university. The state had 22 other colleges, and the total college enrollment was approximately 10,600 students in 2012

 

Schools in Mizoram

Places in Mizoram