Kohima district is a district of Nagaland state. Average literacy rate of Kohima in 2011 were 85.23. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 88.69 and 81.48 respectively. One of the three campuses of the popular Nagaland University of the state of Nagaland is located in Kohima. This town is acting as a home for a number of private colleges and a few government colleges. Some notable government colleges like Kohima College, Government Polytechnic College, Dimapur Government College, Nagaland College of Education.