Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, formerly Indraprastha University (IP or IPU), is a state university located in Delhi, India. It was established in 1998 as a teaching-cum-affiliating university.
ज्योतिर्वृणीत तमसो विजानन
(Jyotivṛṇīta Tamaso Vijānan)
Motto in English
|Light of intelligence cleaves the darkness|
|Chancellor||Lieutenant Governor of Delhi|
|Colours||Maroon and Blue|
|Affiliations||ACU, AIU, UGC, NAAC|
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established as Indraprastha University (IPU) on 28 March 1998 by the Govt. of NCT Delhi as a state university under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 with its Amendment in 1999. The University is recognised by University Grants Commission (India), under section 12B of the UGC Act. The university was named after the ancient mythological city of Indraprastha, which features prominently in the epic Mahabharata. In 2001, the university was officially renamed as Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) after the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.
The university has 14 university schools(colleges of the university), 12 of them are on the campus in Dawarka and 2 schools, USAR and USDI are on the new East Delhi campus. There are 4 centers within the university for research in Disaster Management Studies, Pharmaceutical Sciences (CEPS), Human Values & Ethics and a center for Incubation-cum-Technology Commercialization (UCITC). Three of these centers are in the campus in Dwarka while UCITC is in the East Delhi campus.
GGSIPU university is home to 14 university schools functioning from its Dwarka and East Delhi Campus.
There are more than 120 colleges affiliated to the university which are run according to the rules and regulation set by the university.
|General – India|
|NIRF (Universities) (2020)||95|
|Engineering – India|
|Business/Management – India|
The university was ranked 66 among Indian universities by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019 and 95 in the overall category. The University School of Engineering & Technology was ranked 73 by NIRF engineering ranking and the University School of Management Studies was ranked 62 in the management ranking.
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