Kerala, with a long standing history of quality education and exposure to global standards, an enlightened population and unique climatic conditions, will be the best place to anchor educational institutions. Thrust areas in education on Kerala starts from pre-school to post-graduation. Engineering, medical and allied sciences, management, food technology, communication and media, animation and fashion design are areas in which specialised skill sets are required.
Kerala is an ideal location for setting up educational institutions of global standards. The private institutions compete with the government-run ones to prepare a skilled human resource pool that can make use of the opportunities of a global economy.
Apart from the Indian Institute of Management, and the National Institute of Technology, the State also houses premier institutes such as Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research. It also has dedicated universities such as Cochin University of Science and Technology and Kerala Medical and Allied Sciences University.
Excellent literacy rate and history of universal education, population with exposure to modern education, availability of human resource and unmatched IT and banking infrastructure are the other features in this sector.