Central University of Gujarat

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Central University of Gujarat
TypeCentral University
Established2009
ChancellorYoginder K Alagh
Vice-ChancellorS.A. Bari
LocationGandhinagar, Gujarat, India
AffiliationsUGC, NAAC
Websitewww.cug.ac.in

Central University of Gujarat in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India was established through an Act of Parliament, Central Universities Act, 2009 by Government of India.[1]

The university includes 16 schools, 14 academic departments, and 2 other special centres.[2]

2009 Bill[edit]

The Central Universities Bill 2009 aims at creating one new central university each in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.[3]

It also seeks to convert Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya in Chhattisgarh, Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya in Sagar (Madhya Pradesh) and Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in Uttarakhand into Central universities.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Universities Act, 2009" (PDF). Central University of Bihar. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Annual Report 2015-16" (PDF). Central University of Gujarat. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  3. ^ "List of Central Universities in India" (PDF). education.nic.in. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Parliament passes bill to set 12 central varsities". articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times of India. 25 Feb 2009.

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