Education is fundamental for achieving full human potential, developing an equitable and just society, and promoting national development. The education system of Uttar Pradesh has been strengthened by new education policies and initiatives launched by the government from time to time.
There are thousands of schools in UP, divided into primary, secondary and higher/senior secondary levels. Most schools are affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).
Uttar Pradesh also consists of premier institutions like IITs at Kanpur and Varanasi, IIM at Lucknow, an NIT and IIIT at Prayagraj. The state has various educational departments, each having a different role. You can visit the following websites for more details regarding the educational system, schemes and setup in Uttar Pradesh: