Ahmedabad, the biggest business hub in the country is emerging as one of the growing centers of Information Technology Industry in India. Ahmedabad was founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411, People also used to call him Karnavati as the older name and also as Amdavad for colloquial Gujarati, and the city was named after its founder. The city is the administrative centre of Ahmedabad district and was the capital of Gujarat from 1960 to 1970.
Ahmedabad is the largest city in Gujarat and the sixth largest city in India with a population of almost 5 million. The education scenario in Ahmedabad is at par with other metros of India - i.e., it has an excellent education system. Ahmedabad is also home to some prestigious colleges and institutions whose reputation is wide spread across India in particular and the world in general. The education system is simple- once a student completes secondary education, he can enroll in Junior College or what is commonly known as Pre-University.
Ahmedabad - Next IT Hub in India
The rapidly growing information technology sector is always looking for new venues for development and Ahmedabad Gujarat is fast emerging as the next IT hub . The state has definite advantages over others -- more than 65 per cent of the population is under 35, the state has an efficient and solid infrastructure, and also an improved standard of knowledge of English.
Ahmedabad with a population of 5 million is the Metro city of India . Ahmedabad is fast-growing to become the most sought after IT Hub of India. TCS and Symbiosis is coming up with a big development centre near the city, a trend very likely to be followed by other big names in IT such as Infosys, Wipro and Sasken. Ahmedabad also boasts of established world class institutions such as the Indian Space Research Organization, Physical Research Laboratory, Institute for Plasma Research and educational institutes like the Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Design & Nirma Institute,
Prestigious institutes in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad plays a vital role in rendering the commercial resources and market access for the economies of neighboring cities. Some major industries of Ahmedabad are Textile Mills, Chemical Industries, Pharmaceutical Industries and Information Technology Industry.
Some of the prestigious institutes in Ahmedabad are the Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of Design, Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, Physical Research Laboratory and the Space Applications Centre which fall under the Ahmedabad centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). These colleges and institutes in Ahmedabad attract lot of students from India and abroad. In fact, Indian Institute of Management ranks as one of the best management institute in the world.