Since long back in history Karhal has been popularly known for its education standards. There are five well known Secondary Education Colleges –

  • Azad Hind Inter College
  • Jain Inter College
  • Nar Singh Yadav Inter College
  • Govt. Girls Inter College and 
  • S.K. Scientific Public School

Karhal has not only been famous for its disciplined educational background but it has produced numerous extra ordinary scholars in different fields. These people are serving in various prestigious posts in Government Sector, PSUs and many of them are working in reputed private companies in India as well as in abroad.

Apart Secondary Education there are four well established Higher Education Institutes/Colleges –

  • Ch. Natthu Singh Yadav Mahavidhyalaya
  • Babu Ram Yadav Degree College
  • Rama Mahila Degree College and 
  • S. K. Scientific Maha Vidhyalay

These higher education institutes/colleges are emerged so rapidly and are offering major graduation and post-graduation programs in field of Science, Humanities (Arts), Commerce, Education etc.