UGC Granted Autonomy to 60 Higher Educational Institutions: Find complete List of Institutions

Published on : 21st March 2018    Author : Tanvi Mittal
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In a marked decision, UGC has granted autonomy to 60 institutions in higher education sector. Check out the complete list here.

21 March 2018:  The University Grants Commission has granted full autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions as announced by the minster of Human Resource Development, Shri prakash Javadekar on 20 March 2018.

He further said that; “the government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality.”

The sixty institutes which have received full autonomy includes 52 Universities (5 central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, and 2 private universities) and 08 autonomous colleges.

Categorisation of Institutes which have received Autonomy

The institutes which have received autonomy from UGC can be categorised as follows:

Type of Universities

Number

Central Universities

05

State Universities

21

Deemed Universities

24

Private Universities

02

Autonomous Colleges

08

TOTAL

60

What does Autonomy mean?

Autonomy means:

For Universities

  • Universities will be free to start new courses, skill development programmes, off campus centres, research parks and other academic courses.
  • They will also have freedom to enroll foreign students, hire foreign faculty, and give incentives based emoluments to the faculty.
  • They will be free to enter into academic collaborations and run open distance learning courses.

For Autonomous Colleges

Autonomous colleges will be free to hold examinations, set their own syllabus, carry out evaluation, and declare results. Only the degree will be awarded by their respective Universities.

Complete List of Institutions Which Received Autonomy

Central Universities

S.No.

Name of the Universities

1.

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

2.

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

3.

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

4.

Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh

5.

The English and Foreign Languages University, Telengana

State Universities

S.No.

Name of the Universities

1.

Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, Kolkata

2.

Algappa University, Karaikudi

3.

NALSAR University of Law, Telangana

4.

SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune

5.

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

6.

National Law University Delhi, Dwarka

7.

Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

8.

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

9.

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

10.

Osmania University, Hyderabad

11.

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

12.

University of Jammu, Jammu

13.

University of Mysore, Mysuru

14.

Anna University, Chennai

15.

Punjab University, Chandigarh

16.

Kakatiya University, Warangal

17.

Punjabi University, Patiala

18.

Rajiv Gandhi University of Law, Patiala

19.

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

20.

University of Madras, Chennai

21.

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar

Check out the list for deemed universities, private universities and autonomous colleges on through the official link.

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About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

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