Education in Delhi is one of the best in India with some of the top universities, colleges and schools in its vicinity.
NCT region has more than 165 universities and colleges.
To compete and provide the best educational facilities for primary, secondary and higher education, Delhi has developed its educational institutes over the year. Delhi has a number of engineering and management institutes as well.
To fulfill the needs of accommodation of students coming to Delhi it also has very good hostels facilities.
Some of the prominent colleges, universities of Delhi are:
Directorate of Education and some private organizations administer schools and higher education in Delhi. Private schools are affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) or the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).
IIT Delhi, NSIT and DTU are ranked as top engineering colleges in India. NIIT is one of the best computer-training institutes in India.
Overall Literacy rate of Delhi is 86.3%. 91.0% of males are literate while at the same time 80.9% of females are literate in Delhi (2011 census).