Goa is located in the western region of India. It is one of the smallest state by area. According to the 2011 census, Goa has a literacy rate of 87%, with 90% of males and 84% of females being educated. Goa University is the sole university in Goa.
There are five engineering colleges and one medical college in Goa. Goa Engineering College, National Institute of Technology Goa, Don Bosco College of Engineering at Fatorda, Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engineering and Information Technology at Shiroda, and Padre Conceicao College of Engineering at Verna. Goa Medical College provides medical training. In the year 2004, BITS Pilani opened its second campus, the BITS Pilani Goa Campus near Dabolim. There are various colleges in the state offering pharmacy, architecture, dentistry, law, arts, commerce and science.
Top MBA colleges in Goa are IIAS School of Management, Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Sri Sri Institute of Management Studies, Goa University, WLC College India.