Nagpur city is the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra and third largest city of Maharashtra. It is also second greenest city of India. The city is a major commercial and political center of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
The city is also known as "Orange City" for being a major trade center of oranges that are cultivated in the region. The city is quite progressive as regards education especially in science education. The city has numerous colleges offering Bachelor’s degree in the Science stream. Collegedekho.com describes about top Science Colleges across the city.
1. Shri Shivaji Science College
The ‘Shri Shivaji Science College’ in Amravati, was established in 1958. This was materialized by combining the faculties of Science, Law and Agriculture, Commerce, and Arts, and the Science faculty was separated in 1969. There is a fully computerized competent library, while the UGC has awarded CPE (College Potential with Excellence) status here.
2. Nabira College
The Nabira College, Katol was established in 1961. The institute has separate laboratories that are well equipped for Home Economics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics, Zoology, Botany, Physics, and Chemistry (U.G. and P.G. ). This private institute has the rank of B+ as awarded by the NACC, and affiliated
3. Hislop College
The Hislop College in Nagpur was established in 1883. This college is affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. The college has been maintaining the tradition and reputation in the field of edification. This college is approved by UGC and NAAC, and offers courses like B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and more.
4. Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur
The Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur (which was formerly called Priyadarshini College of Engineering & Architecture, Nagpur) was established in 1990 by Shri Satish Chaturvedi under Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Shikshan Sanstha. Apart from being one of the leading engineering institutes in Maharashtra State, it has been conferred “A” grade by the government of Maharashtra.
5. Sindhu Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur
The Sindhu Mahavidyalaya was established in 1971 and it has a well-qualified teaching staff. Some of the teachers have even visited the United States with post-graduate research fellowship. A center for biotechnology was introduced here to make use of the immense potential carried by the teachers and also collect the brainpower to a single platform.
6. Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS), Ramtek
The Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS), Ramtek was established in 1985 and it is managed by the Vodithala Education Society. This institute has been approved by the AICTE and it is affiliated to the RTM Nagpur University. The college aims to nurture and develop the managers and professional technocrats.
7. Nagpur Veterinary College
It was Late Hon. Shri Y.B.Chavan, the then Chief Minister of the Govt. of Bombay, who established the Nagpur Veterinary College (or ‘NVC’) in the convocation hall of Nagpur University on 1st July 1958. This college has many science courses to offer and the basic aim is to produce graduates in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences.
The Dharampeth M.P.Deo Memorial Science College was established in 1968 is a generic name, for "Excellence in Education". This college re-accredited by NAAC in February 2012 and awarded ‘B’ grade with CGPA 2.83. The college is affiliated to Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur and comes under the preview of 2f/12B of UGC Act 1956.