Association of Indian Universities

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Association of Indian Universities
Formation1925 as Inter-University Board (IUB)[1]
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
  • India
Dr. Suranjan Das , VC, JU, Kolkata
Secretary General
Dr. (Mrs.) Pankaj Mittal

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is an organisation and association of major universities in India. It is based in Delhi. It evaluates the courses, syllabi, standards, and credits of foreign Universities pursued abroad and equates them in relation to various courses offered by Indian Universities.

The AIU is mainly concerned with the recognition of Degrees/Diplomas awarded by the Universities in India, which are recognized by the UGC, New Delhi, and abroad for the purpose of admission to higher degree courses in Indian Universities. The AIU is also an implementing agency for the agreements signed under the Cultural Exchange Programmes executed between India and other countries in the field of education, insofar as it relates to the recognition of foreign qualifications (except for medicine and allied courses).


The Association of Indian Universities is affiliated to Board of Control for Cricket in India.


Rohinton Baria Trophy[edit]

The Rohinton Baria Trophy is the premier inter-university cricket tournament in India. It has been contested since 1935–36.

Vizzy Trophy[edit]

The Vizzy Trophy was an annual inter-zonal university limited overs cricket tournament conducted by the AIU and named after former Indian cricketer and BCCI president, the Maharajkumar of Vizianagram. It is a List A tournament. [2]The competition began in 1966–67 and was traditionally held during February. The BCCI and the AIU jointly organised it annually until 2011, when the BCCI ceased funding it.[3] It has not been held since 2010–11.[4][5] 2023-24 Vizzy trophy shedule to play in Raipur from 10 March 2023 to 12 March 2023. The matches scheduled to play at RDCA Ground and Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.[6]

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  2. ^ "SERIES AND TOURNAMENTS".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Ali, Quaiser Mohammad (9 September 2011). "Vizzy Trophy to be revived in 2011–12". India Today. Retrieved 27 October 2022.
  4. ^ Gollapudi, Nagraj (20 May 2010). "BCCI keen on restoration of Vizzy Trophy". ESPN cricinfo.
  5. ^ "BCCI announces dates for domestic cricket season 2019–20". Hindustan Times. 3 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Series and tournaments".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)