List of institutions of higher education in Uttar Pradesh

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This is an incomplete list of institutions of higher education in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Universities[edit]

Uttar Pradesh has a total of 53 universities, the second-highest in all Indian states and territories.

Summary
Type Number
Central 4
State 23
Private 16
Deemed 10
Total 53

Central[edit]

Central Universities in Uttar Pradesh
Muir Central College, Allahabad University 
Kennedy Auditorium, Aligarh Muslim University 
Courtyard, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University 
Banaras Hindu University 

Uttar Pradesh has four Central Universities, the most for any Indian state along with Delhi:[1]

University Location Established University Status Comments References
Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh 1875 as Mohammedan Angelo-Oriental College 1920 It was established by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. [2]
Allahabad University Allahabad 1876 as Muir Central College 1887 This university was at one point called the "Oxford of the East". [3][4]
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow 1996 1996 It is one of the newest central universities in India. It is named after Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. [5]
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi 1916 1916 It was founded by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on 1350 acres (5.5 km²) of land donated by the Kashi Naresh, the hereditary ruler of Banaras. [6][7][8]

State[edit]

Aerial view of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University
Lucknow University

There are twenty two State universities in Uttar Pradesh:[9]

University Location Established Comment References
Bundelkhand University Jhansi 1975 [10]
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology Kanpur 1974 The university is named after Chandra Shekhar Azad, an Indian revolutionary, and mentor of Bhagat Singh. [11]
Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut 1965 The university is named after Chaudhary Charan Singh, the fifth Prime Minister of India. [12]
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University Lucknow 2004 The university was established as King George Medical College in 1911. [13]
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur 1966 It was established as Kanpur University. [14]
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur 1957 [15]
Dr B. R. Ambedkar University Agra 1927 This university was formed as Agra University and renamed in 1996. [16]
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad 1975 It was established as Avadh University. [17]
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University Lucknow 2005 [18]
Dr. Shakuntala Misra Rehabilitation University Lucknow 2008 The first University of its kind, which also provides accessible and quality higher education to challenged children, in a completely barrier-free environment. [19]
Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow 2001 The university was established in 2001 as Uttar Pradesh Technical University, which was split in 2010 to give rise to Gautam Buddh Technical University and Mahamaya Technical University and again merged in 2013. [20]
Gautam Buddha University Greater Noida 2002 [21]
M. J. P. Rohilkhand University Bareilly 1975 M.J.P. Rohilkhand University was established in 1975 as an affiliating University.The senior faculty members of different disciplines in Humanities, Science and Technology are running research projects funded by various agencies and so far 49 projects funded by UGC, AICTE, DST, CST, ICAR, ICHR, MIF have been completed. [22]
Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur 2013 It was established in 2013 after reconstitution of Madan Mohan Malaviya Engineering College,Gorakhpur w.e.f. 1 December 2013. [23]
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Varanasi 1974 The university was established as Kashi Vidyapeeth by Mahatma Gandhi and Bhagwan Das in 1921. [24]
Manyavar Sri Kanshi Ram Ji Urdu, Arabi~Farsi University Lucknow 2010 [25]
Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology Faizabad 1974 The university is named after Narendra Deva, a theorist of the Indian Congress Socialist Party. [26]
Sampurnanand Sanskrit University Varanasi 1958 The university originated as the Government Sanskrit College in 1791. [27]
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology Meerut 2004 [28]
University of Lucknow Lucknow 1921 The university was originally established as the Canning college in 1867. [29]
Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University Allahabad 2004 [30]
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Jaunpur 1987 The university was initially established as Purvanchal University and later renamed. [31]

Private[edit]

Hostel Block of Amity University

There are fourteen Private Universities in Uttar Pradesh:

University Location Established Comments References
Amity University Noida 2005 [32]
Babu Banarasi Das University Lucknow 2010 [33]
Galgotias University Greater Noida 2011 [34]
GLA University Mathura 2010 [35]
IFTM University Moradabad 2010 [36]
Integral University Lucknow 2004 [37]
Invertis University Bareilly 2010 [38]
Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University Chitrakoot 2001 [39]
Mangalayatan University Aligarh 2006 [40]
Mohammad Ali Jauhar University Rampur 2006 [41]
Noida International University Greater Noida 2010 [42]
Sharda University Greater Noida 2009 [43]
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University Meerut 2008 [44]
Shri Venkateshwara University Gajraula 2010 [45]
Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad 2008 [46]
Monad University Hapur 2010 [47]

Deemed[edit]

The following ten institutions have been declared as Deemed Universities under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India:[48]

University Location Established References
Bhatkhande Music Institute Lucknow 1926 [49][50]
Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies Varanasi 1967 [51][52]
Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra 1917 [53][54]
Indian Veterinary Research Institute Bareilly 1889 [55][56]
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida 2001 [57][58]
Nehru Gram Bharti University Allahabad 1962 [59]
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Allahabad 1910 [60]
Santosh University Ghaziabad 1995 [61]
Shobhit University Meerut 2006 [62]

Research Institutions[edit]

Autonomous Institutes[edit]

IIM Lucknow

There are six autonomous institutions of higher education in Uttar Pradesh:

Colleges[edit]

Engineering and Management[edit]

IET Lucknow
GGI Lucknow Integrated Campus

Medicine[edit]

Jahangirabad Media Institute

General[edit]

Others[edit]

Madarsas[edit]

See also[edit]

List Of State Government Universities in Uttar Pradesh

References[edit]

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