Indian Universities as Centres of Excellence

The University Grants Commission (UGC) encourages higher education institutions to strive for excellence in some specific areas of academic and research work. The following is the list of Universities as Centres of Excellence across India. 

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Universities as Centres of Excellence
Sl.No.Name of the UniversitiesArea of specialization to
the developed
released as
one time (Rs.
in Crores)
1.Punjab UniversityBiomedical Sciences5.00
2.Guru Nanak Dev UniversitySports Sciences5.00
3.Cochin University of Science & Technology (Kerala)Laser & Opto-electronic
Science & Technology
4.Madurai Kamaraj University (Tamil Nadu)Genomic Sciences5.00
5.Himachal Pradesh UniversityHimalayan Studies5.00
6.Sardar Patel University (Gujarat)Applied Polymers5.00
7.Allahabad University (Uttar Pradesh)Behavioural Cognitive Sciences5.00
8.Karnataka UniversityPolymer Chemistry5.00
9.Anna University, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)Environmental Sciences5.00
10.Arunachal UniversityBiodiversity3.00
11.Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, (Andhra Pradesh)Traditional Shastras3.00
12.Devi Ahilya Universitye-Management Studies3.00

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