Hyderabad is an important seat of learning in southern India. It has eight universities and professional colleges. The famous Osmania University, the University of Hyderabad (also called Hyderabad Central University), as well as the Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages (CIEFL) are just a few academic institutions that give Hyderabad a prominent place in education and technology.
In addition, research centres such as the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Hyderabad), the Indian School of Business (ISB), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Engineering Staff College of India (ESCI), Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) are also housed here. Jami'ah Nizamiyyah, the largest Islamic University in Southern India is also located here. Hyderabad also has many schools including Sujatha High School, Rosary Convent High School and Kenedy Vidya Bhavan School.