Institute under State Legislature Act

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Institute under State Legislature Act is an Institution established or incorporated by a State Legislature Act, in India.[1] Although such institutes do not come under the higher education department of the state and run and funded by any another department, they enjoy academic status and privileges like state universities.[citation needed] At present, there are 5 categories of University/University-level Institutions in India including Institute under State Legislature Act. Other types of university or university-level institutions in India include Central university, State university, Private university, Deemed university and Institution of National Importance.[1]

University Grants Commission (UGC) Act[edit]

Under the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, “University” means a University established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, a Provincial Act or a State Act, and includes any such institution as may, in consultation with the University concerned, be recognized by the Commission in accordance with the regulations made in this behalf under this Act.[2]

List of Institutes under State Legislature Act[edit]

Location of the 5 Institutes under State Legislature Act (Green) in India.

There are 5 Institutes under State Legislature Act in India:

Institute Location State Established References
Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad Telangana 1980 [3]
Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 1983 [4]
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 1987 [5]
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna Bihar 1992 [6]
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences Tirupati Andhra Pradesh 1993 [7]