Indian Politicians and their qualifications always becomes a hot topic every time a new government comes into existence. The good part is amongst the many, there are a selected few boasting high qualification.
Read on to know about the most educated politicians of India-
1. Manmohan Singh
He is undoubtedly the most educated Prime Minister of India the country has ever had. He earned his D. Phil degree from Nuffield College-Oxford University (1960) and Economic Tripos from St John’s College- University of Cambridge (1957). In addition, he completed B.A. Economics in 1952 and M.A. Economics in 1954 from the Punjab University in Economics, and 1954.
2. Rahul Gandhi
Yes! Rahul Gandhi comes second in this list and he has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and M.Phil, Cambridge University.
3. Shashi Tharoor
Having completed his PhD at the young age of 22, Tharoor pursued graduation from Tufts University’s The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1975. He has also earned B.A History degree from University of Delhi. His extensive knowledge and intelligence has made him one of the famous politicians who is always in international political news.
4. Akhilesh Yadav
The current president of the Samajwadi Party is one of the most qualified politicians in India. He went to the Dholpur Military School in Rajasthan. He then obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Environmental engineering at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE). He also passed Master’s degree in Environmental engineering from the University Of Sydney in Australia.
5. Jyotiraditya Rao Scindia
He completed his schooling from the Campion School and at The Doon School, Dehradun. He graduated in Economics from Harvard University in 1993. In 2001, he received an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
6. Sachin Pilot
He holds a B.A. degree from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, a diploma in marketing from Institute of Management and Technology (I.M.T Ghaziabad) and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
7. Arvind Kejriwal
He completed B.Tech from IIT, Kharagpur and also appeared in Civil Services Examination.
8. Manohar Parrikar
He completed his secondary education in Marathi and went on to graduate in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 1978. He is the first ever IIT alumnus to serve as an MLA of an Indian state.
9. Arun Jaitley
He studied at St. Xavier’s School, Delhi from 1957–69. He graduated with a honours degree in commerce, B .Com from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi in 1973. He acquired an LLB degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi in 1977.
10. Ram Nath Kovind
He has a degree in LLB from the DAV college and passed his exam for IAS in a single attempt.