Education is the foundation on which on which the building of life rests the holy & historic city of Amritsar truly believes on this and hence has a number of good education institutes in the city.
GNDU (SRI guru NANAK DEV university) was started in 1969 to mark 500th birth anniversary of SRI guru NANAK DEV JI & is aimed at spreading education like THE holy spirit did. Presently GNDU offers engineering courses in mechanical, civil, electrical etc. & is under Punjab technical university. SHIV SHANKAR institute of engineering & technology & AMRITSAR institute of technology are some of the other good engineering college in the city.KHALSA college which was started by the leaders of SIKH SABHA movement in 1892 has been for more than a century now providing good education in arts, commerce, & various sports & games. College has 4 wings: humanities, commerce & business administration, sciences, computer sciences & is an important center of learning.
GOVERNMENT medical college, which is the most renowned and oldest medical colleges in Punjab offers MBBS, MD in medicine, Anesthesia , microbiology, pharmology etc. & allied fields. KALYAN homeopathic college offers study in homeopathy sciences. These all institutes are the pride of the city of Amritsar.