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Gujarat is a state in western India. It borders Rajasthan to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra to the south, and the Arabian Sea as well as the Pakistan province of Sindh on the west.

The 2011 census records a population of 60.3 million inhabitants across 26 districts. The state capital is Gandhinagar, and the largest city is Ahmedabad.

Education in Gujarat

Gujarat has a literacy rate of 79.31% according to the 2011 census. There are 29 universities in Gujarat. For a full list of institutions, see:

Virtual education in Gujarat

The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University is based in Ahmedabad. Established in 1994, it is divided into two main divisions: Cells and Schools.


  • Grievance Redressal Cell
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Cell
  • Students Cell
  • Sexual Harassment Cell
  • Statistical Cell
  • Single Window Cell


  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • School of Commerce and Management
  • School of Education Distance Education & Education Technology
  • School of Computer Science


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