Maharashtra is an Indian state with one of the highest number of colleges and universities, many of them being the finest in their domain. Students in Maharashtra can pursue their 11th & 12th from a junior college (and continue their for degree studies) or continue at school itself. Higher education in Maharashtra offers myriad options making it a popular destination for students from other parts of India and abroad. Cities like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Aurangabad etc. attract a good number of students due to the quality of education they offer. www.MaharashtraEducation.net is a very good reference tool to understand the educational scenario of the 3rd largest state in India.