The city is referred to as the IT Hub of India and offers education in the fields of engineering, software development, law, medical and management. Major educational institutions include Christ University, Bangalore Medical College, Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College, IIM Bangalore, National Institute of Design, National Law School, National Degree College, Garden City College, and Mount Carmel College.
Pune is considered a major student destination with institutes offering education in media, filmmaking, engineering and research. Some major educational institutions are Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), National Film Archives, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), MIT Institute of Design, and College of Engineering, among others.
The city primarily offers higher education in the fields of medical and engineering. Important educational institutions include Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology and Panjab University.