List of Universities in India - Alphabetical Order
Universities in India, State wise. Picture Courtesy:http://www.bhatkallys.com
India is a home for Education. There are over 481 Universities and 45,000(approx) Colleges of various types in the country. Most of these educational institutions need a recognition by a compentent body / regulatory authority that are supported by the Government of India, State Governments or by Societies.
These universities of India can play a very important role not only in the sustenance of a society but also in the continuation of its rich democratic tradition. In fact a few universities in India are playing an excellent job of producing dedicated citizens for the nation. But with the growth of the economy, the Indian Universities and other institutes of higher education have faced new challenge.
This is to provide qualified and skilled professionals to the burgeoning industries and corporate houses. As India is already very large in terms of population, the need of the hour is transform the unproductive human resources to productive human capital. This again calls for making quality and relevant higher education accessible to a large section of the population and huge investment in the education sector.
This page listed below is the list of Indian Universities listed alphabetically includes State Universities, Central Universities, and Deemed-University institutions that are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Universities (Alphabetical List)