List of institutions of higher education in Uttar Pradesh

Summary

This is an incomplete list of institutions of higher education in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Institutions of Eminence

As of April 2021, Uttar Pradesh has 2 declared Institutions of Eminence, highest among any state along with Karnataka & Delhi:

Institute Location(s) Type Established Eminence Status References
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Government 1916 2019 [1]
Shiv Nadar University Greater Noida Private 2011 2021 [2]

Institutes of National Importance

IIM Lucknow

There are 13 Institutes of National Importance in the state of Uttar Pradesh, including two central universities, University of Allahabad[3] and Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University,[4] declared as INI.

Institute Location(s) Type Established Degree-granting status References
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Raebareli Institute of National Importance 2013 2019 [5]
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Gorakhpur Gorakhpur Institute of National Importance 2016 2019 [6]
Footwear Design and Development Institute Noida Institute of National Importance 1986 2017 [7]
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Lucknow Institute of National Importance 1984 2017 [8]
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur Institute of National Importance 1959 1959 [9]
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi Varanasi Institute of National Importance 1919 2012 [9]
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow Lucknow Institute of National Importance 2015 2015 [10][11]
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad Prayagraj Institute of National Importance 1999 1999 [10]
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad Prayagraj Institute of National Importance 1961 2002 [12]
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli Raebareli Institute of National Importance 2008 2008 [3]
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Amethi Institute of National Importance 2008 2008 [3]

Universities

Uttar Pradesh has 77 universities, the second-highest in all Indian states and territories.

Summary
Type Number
Central 6
State 32
Private 31[13]
Deemed 8
Total 77

Central

Uttar Pradesh has 6 Central Universities, the second most after any Indian state:[14]

University Location Image Established University status Enrolled students
(as of 2014)
References
Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh
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Kennedy Auditorium
1875 [15] 1920 20791 [16]
University of Allahabad Prayagraj
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Muir Central College
1876 [17] 1887 22615 [18][19]
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow
BBAUCourtyard.jpg
Central courtyard
1996 1996 1770 [20]
Banaras Hindu University[note 1] Varanasi
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BHU Hindu Temple
1916 1916 30698 [21][22][23]
Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Amethi district 2013 2013 [24]
Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University Jhansi 2014 2014 [25]

Note

  1. ^ Granted Institute of Eminence (IoE) status in 2019.

State

There are 32 functional state universities in Uttar Pradesh:

University Location Established University status Specialization References
University of Lucknow Lucknow 1867 1921 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [26]
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University Agra 1927 1927 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [27]
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur 1957 1957 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [28]
Sampurnanand Sanskrit University Varanasi 1791 1958 Language (affiliating) [29]
Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut 1965 1965 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [30]
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur 1966 1966 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [31]
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Varanasi 1921 1974[note 1] Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [32]
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology Kanpur 1893 1974 Agriculture (non affiliating) [33]
Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology Kumarganj 1974 1974 Agriculture (non affiliating) [34]
Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University Bareilly 1975 1975 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [35]
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad 1975 1975 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [36]
Bundelkhand University Jhansi 1975 1975 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [37]
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University Jaunpur 1987 1987 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [38]
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences+ Lucknow 1987 1987 Medical Sciences (non affiliating) [39]
Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University Prayagraj 1999 1999 Distance education (non affiliating) [40]
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology Meerut 2000 2000 Agriculture (non affiliating) [41]
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University# Lucknow 2001 2001 Technology (affiliating) [42]
U.P. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go-Ansundhan Sansthan*1 Mathura 1947 2001 Veterinary (affiliating) [43]
Gautam Buddha University*2 Greater Noida 2002 2002 Multidisciplinary (non affiliating) [44]
King George's Medical University+ Lucknow 1911 2004 Medical Sciences (non affiliating) [45]
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow 2005 2005 Law (non affiliating) [46]
DSM National Rehabilitation University*3 Lucknow 2008 2008 Persons with Disabilities (affiliating) [47]
Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University Lucknow 2010 2010 Multidisciplinary (non affiliating) [48]
Banda University of Agriculture and Technology Banda 2010 2010 Agriculture (non affiliating) [49]
Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology# Gorakhpur 1962 2013 Technology (non affiliating) [50]
Siddharth University, Kapilvastu, Siddharth Nagar Siddharth Nagar 2015 2015 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [51]
Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences+ Saifai, Etawah 2005 2016 Medical Sciences (non affiliating) [52]
Prof. Rajendra Singh University Prayagraj 2016 2016 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [53]
Harcourt Butler Technical University# Kanpur 1921 2016 Technology (non affiliating) [54]
Jananayak Chandrashekhar University Ballia 2016 2016 Multidisciplinary (affiliating) [55]
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences+ Lucknow 2006 2018 Medical Sciences (non affiliating) [56]
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University+ Lucknow 2020 2020 Medical Sciences (affiliating) [57]
Notes

Funded and run by Agriculture Department (Government of Uttar Pradesh) instead of Higher Education Department of State.
+ Funded and run by Department of Medical Education (Government of Uttar Pradesh) instead of Higher Education Department of State.
# Funded and run by Technical Education Department (Government of Uttar Pradesh) instead of Higher Education Department of State.
*1,*2 and *3 are funded and run by Animal Husbandry Department (Government of Uttar Pradesh), Development Authorities in Gautam Budh Nagar district (Uttar Pradesh Government Agencies) and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department (Government of Uttar Pradesh) respectively instead of Higher Education Department of State.
Non affiliating universities are the universities which can not give affiliation to any private college. But these universities can have campus in another district or open a constituent college outside or inside main campus by university's own fund, with or without an additional aid of the government.

Special Note

  1. ^ University status in 1974 as Deemed to be University and State University status in 2009 by The Uttar Pradesh State Universities (Amendment) Act, 2008 (act no. 6 of 2009)

Upcoming State Universities

  • Azamgarh State University (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 6 of 2019)[58]
  • Saharanpur State University (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 6 of 2019)[58]
  • Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University, Aligarh (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 20 of 2019)[59]
  • Maha Yogi Guru Gorakhnath Ayush University, Gorakhpur (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 6 of 2020[60] and renamed by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 6 of 2021[61])
  • Uttar Pradesh Police and Forensic Science University, Lucknow (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 4 of 2020)[62]
  • Uttar Pradesh National Law University, Prayagraj (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 26 of 2020)[63]
  • Uttar Pradesh State Sports University, Meerut (will be established by Uttar Pradesh Act no. 8 of 2021)[64]

Private

List of Private Universities in Uttar Pradesh:

University Location Established References
Amity University, Noida Noida 2005 [65]
Babu Banarasi Das University Lucknow 2010 [66]
Bareilly International University Bareilly 2016
Bennett University Greater Noida 2016 [67]
Era University Lucknow 2016
Galgotias University Greater Noida 2011 [68]
GLA University Mathura 2010 [69]
J.S. University Shikohabad 2015 [70]
IFTM University Moradabad 2010 [71]
Integral University Lucknow 2004 [72]
Invertis University Bareilly 2010 [73]
Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University Chitrakoot 2001 [74]
Jaypee University, Anoopshahr Anoopshahar, Bulandshahar district 2014
Mangalayatan University Aligarh 2006 [75]
Mahayogi Gorakhnath University Gorakhpur 2021 [76]
Mohammad Ali Jauhar University Rampur 2006 [77]
Monad University Hapur 2010 [78]
Noida International University Greater Noida 2010 [79]
Rama University Kanpur 2004 [80]
Sanskriti University Mathura 2016 [81]
Sharda University Greater Noida 2009 [82]
Shiv Nadar University[note 1] Greater Noida 2011 [83]
Shobhit University Gangoh 2012 [84]
Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University Barabanki 2012
Shri Venkateshwara University Gajraula 2010 [85]
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University Meerut 2008 [86]
Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad 2008 [87]
The Glocal University Saharanpur 2012 [88]
IIMT University Meerut 2016 [89]

1- F S University, Shikohabad, Firozabad, UP ( 2021)

2- Maharishi University of Information Technology, , Lucknow, UP ( 2013 )

3- United University , Prayagraj, UP, ( 2021 )

Note

  1. ^ Granted Institute of Eminence (IoE) status in 2021.

Deemed

The following 9 institutions have been declared as Deemed Universities under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India:[90]

University Location Established Funded by References
Bhatkhande Music Institute Lucknow 1926 State Government [91][92]
Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies Varanasi 1967 Central Government [93][94]
Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra 1917 Aided by State Government [95][96]
Indian Veterinary Research Institute Bareilly 1889 Central Government [97][98]
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida 2001 Private [99][100]
Nehru Gram Bharati Prayagraj 1962 Private [101]
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Prayagraj 1910 Aided by State Government [102]
Santosh University Ghaziabad 1995 Private [103]
Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology Meerut 2006 Private [104]
Notes

Aided by State Government are not managed by government, but some or most degree courses are grant-in-aid.

Research institutions

See also

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