Universities in India
Higher education in India is one of the best in the world. With many colleges and professional colleges, which are monitored by as many as 400 universities in different states of the country, the scope of higher education has just improved over the years.
Universities of India can be classified in various categories like Central Universities, State Universities, Deemed Universities, Private Universities, Agricultural universities, National Institutes of Importance and Open Universities. All the universities in the country are well monitored and supported by the government of India through various agencies like the University Grants Commission of India (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education,(AICTE) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council ( NAAC)
University Grants Commission of India
The University Grants Commission of India is a body of the central government that provides support to the government-recognized universities and colleges with funds. The University Grants Commission of India or UGC provides recognition to the universities in India. The office of UGC is headquartered in New Delhi. The southern regional office is located in Hyderabad. UGC also conducts the NET exams. This examination is for the recruitment of teachers in colleges and universities.
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All India Council for Technical Education
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is an advisory and statury body that is involved in the systematic planning and organized development of the technical education system in the country. Presently there is a total of 1,346 engineering colleges all over India, that have been approved by the All India Council of Technical Education. The headquarters of AICTE is in Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi.
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National Assessment and Accreditation Council
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is a body that offers recognition to universities. The NAAC is an autonomous body that is funded by the University Grants Commission of Government of India, Bangalore.
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These statutory and advisory bodie sin India ensure that higher education in India is run through all the universities in a orderly and efficient manner.There are over 400 uni9versities in India that ensure that students get proper higher education.
Presenting here a list of universities in different states of India .Please click on the respective states below for the entire list of universities functioning in each of them.