Being the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is viewed as the educational hub of the state as it offers many medical and engineering colleges. There are over 400 institutes providing higher education in Jaipur, creating a large pool of skilled and qualified manpower. Jaipur also has a number of prestigious schools affiliated to the central board of secondary education (CBSE), which contribute to maintaining the highest literacy rate in the state. Best of professional colleges in Rajasthan ate housed in Jaipur and these include the university of Rajasthan, SMS medical college, Mahatma Gandhi medical college, BMIT, Jaipur engineering and research college, Rajasthan institute of engineering and Dr. Radha Krishna instate of Technology among others. Being the educational pivot of the state, Jaipur attracts a lot of student population from all across Rajasthan, factoring which the retailing segment in the city is on an all- time high.