List of institutions of higher education in Madhya Pradesh

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Madhya Pradesh has two central universities, sixteen state universities,[note 1] three deemed universities, one private university and two institutes of national importance, including an IIT[note 2] and an NIT. The state also has an IIM and an IISER.

The Department of Higher Education under Ministry of Human Resource Development lists 81 centrally funded institutes[1] and 42 central universities.[2] Two central universities, two regional centres of IGNOU (in Jabalpur and Bhopal), and eight centrally funded institutes are located in Madhya Pradesh.


University Location Established Type Specialization Sources
Dr. Hari Singh Gour University Sagar 1946 Central University General [2][3]
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak 2007 Central University General [2][4]
IGNOU Regional Centre Jabalpur 2004 Central University Distance education [2][5]


As of August 2011, UGC recognizes fifteen state universities in Madhya Pradesh,[6] of which eleven universities receive financial assistance from central government and UGC in addition to Madhya Pradesh state government.[7][8] Universities eligible for central assistance are marked with a ✩ in the table below.

University Location Established Specialization List of affiliated colleges Sources
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal 2011 General [9]
Aks University Satna 2011 General [8]
Awadhesh Pratap Singh University Rewa 1969 General [10]
Barkatullah University Bhopal 1970 General [11]
Madhya Pradesh University of Veterinary Sciences Jabalpur 1948 Veterinary [12]
Devi Ahilya University Indore 1964 General [13]
Jabalpur Engineering College Jabalpur 1947 Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University Jabalpur 1964 Agriculture [14]
Jiwaji University Gwalior 1964 General [15]
Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University Bhopal 1991 Distance education [16]
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya Katni 1995 General [17]
Maharshi Panini Sanskrit University Ujjain 2008 Sanskrit [18]
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday University Chitrakoot 1991 General [19]
Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Bhopal 1991 Computer science, journalism and communication [20]
National Law Institute University Bhopal 1998 Law [21]
Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal 1998 Engineering [22]
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalayadouble-dagger Gwalior 2008 Agriculture [23]
Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur 1956 General [24]
Madhya Pradesh Medical University Jabalpur
Madhya Pradesh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya Jabalpur 2009 Veterinary [25]
Vikram University Ujjain 1957 General [26]

dagger granted university status

double-dagger Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (RVSKVV) was bifurcated from Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University by an act of the Madhya Pradesh government.[23] While it is not listed by the UGC as a separate university, it is listed by the ICAR.


University Location Established Specialization Sources
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur Jabalpur 2005 Information technology and design [27]
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior Gwalior 1997 (2001dagger) Information technology [28]
Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education Gwalior 1957 (1995dagger) Physical education [29]

dagger granted deemed university status

Autonomous institutions[edit]

Institute Location Established Specialization Sources
Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal 1982 Forest management [30]
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management Gwalior 1983 Tourism management [31]
Indian Institute of Management Indore Indore 1998 Management [32]
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal Bhopal 2008 Science [33]
Indian Institute of Technology Indore Indore 2009 Technology [34]
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 1960 Technology [35]
National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research Bhopal Bhopal Technology training [36]
School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal Bhopal 2008 Architecture and planning [37]
Xavier Institute of Management Jabalpur Jabalpur 1995 Management
Shri Govindram Seksariya Institute of Technology and Science, Indore Indore 1952 Engineering, Science, Pharmacy, Management


  1. ^ Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya is listed by ICAR but not by UGC.
  2. ^ IIT Indore is listed under the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2010, which has been passed by Lok Sabha but it is yet to be passed by Rajya Sabha


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  2. ^ a b c d "::: - University Grant Commission ::::". University Grant Commission. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar : University of Sagar, Madhya Pradesh". 
  4. ^ "Indira Gandhi National Tribal University". 
  5. ^ "IGNOU Regional Centre, Jabalpur".  External link in |work= (help)
  6. ^ "::: - University Grant Commission ::::" (PDF). University Grant Commission. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "::: - University Grant Commission ::::". University Grant Commission. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "::: - University Grant Commission ::::" (PDF). University Grant Commission. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya website". 
  10. ^ "Awdhesh Pratap Singh University website". 
  11. ^ "About Barkatullah University Bhopal". 
  12. ^  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  13. ^ "Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya". 
  14. ^ "JNKVV Jabalpur | Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya | Agriculture University, Jabalpur". 
  15. ^ "Jiwaji University, Gwalior". 
  16. ^ "About MPBOU". 
  17. ^ "Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya". 
  18. ^ "Maharshi Panini Sanskrit Evam Vedic University Ujjain, India". 
  19. ^ "Introduction". Archived from the original on 8 February 2009. 
  20. ^ "Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal – About University". 
  21. ^ "NLIU, Bhopal". 
  22. ^ "Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal". 
  23. ^ a b "Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya". 
  24. ^ "Welcome to RDVV". Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  25. ^ "Ujjwal Prakash VidyaSagar University". 
  26. ^ "Vikram Univ". 
  27. ^ "About". 
  28. ^ "History | ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior". 
  29. ^ "Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education, Gwalior". 
  30. ^ "Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, India:". Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  31. ^ "Welcome to Indian Institute Of Tourism & Travel Management". Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Gwalior. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  32. ^ "Indian Institute of Management Indore – About IIMI". 
  33. ^ "Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal". 
  34. ^ "About IIT Indore". 
  35. ^ "Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP) – History of MANIT". 
  36. ^ "National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research,Bhopal". National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research,Bhopal. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  37. ^ "School of Planning and Architecture". Retrieved 8 October 2011.