Autonomy for 52 Higher Education Institutes; JNU, UoH, AMU and BHU in List

Published: | May 25, 2018
Autonomy for 52 Higher Education Institutes; JNU, UoH, AMU and BHU in List
  • HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar has released the list of central, state, private and deemed universities that have been granted greater autonomy and moderate to higher autonomy.
  • 52 universities in India have been featured in the list.

On March 20, 2018, the central government implemented its plans to grant higher autonomy to better performing private, state and central universities. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved special status to 52 higher learning institutes which can introduce new courses, offer competitive salaries and establish off-campus centres without mandatory approvals.

Two central universities including the University of Hyderabad and Jawaharlal Nehru University featured in the elite category.

Central Universities with Higher Autonomy

Name of the University

Category

Status of Autonomy

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Category I

Higher Autonomy

University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Category I

Higher Autonomy

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Category II

Moderate to Higher Autonomy

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Category II

Moderate to Higher Autonomy

The English & Foreign Languages University (EFLU)

Category II

Moderate to Higher Autonomy

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai Category I

Higher Autonomy

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi Category I

Higher Autonomy

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Category I

Higher Autonomy

Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune Category I

Higher Autonomy

Also Read: Central Universities in India

Category I and Category II State Universities

A total number of 21 state universities have been featured in the list of varsities granted higher autonomy and moderate to higher autonomy. The list 21 state universities can be checked below.

Name of the University

Category

University of Jammu

I

Osmania University, Hyderabad

I

Jadavpur University

I

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

I

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)

I

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

I

Kurukshetra University

I

Utkal University

I

National Law University, Delhi

I

NALSAR University of Law, Telangana

I

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

I

Alagappa University

I

University of Madras

II

Kakatiya University, Warangal

II

National Law University, Odisha

II

Anna University, Chennai

II

Panjab University

II

Guru Jambheswar University of Science and Technology, Hisar

II

Rajiv Gandhi University of Law, Patiala

II

Punjabi University, Patiala

II

University of Mysore

II

Also Read: State Universities in India

Private Universities with Higher Autonomy: -

Name of the University

Category

Pandit Deen Dayal Petroleum University, Gujarat

II

O.P Jindal Global University, Haryana

II

BITS Pilani

II

SRM Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai

II

Also Read: Deemed Universities in India

Deemed to be Institutes with Higher and Moderate Autonomy

A total number of 24 deemed to be universities have been granted greater autonomy and moderate to higher autonomy. The list of 24 deemed to be universities can be checked below.

Name of the University

Category

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), Visakhapatnam

I

TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi

II

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Andhra Pradesh

I

Jain University, Bangalore

II

Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai

I

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

II

Narsee Monjee Institute, Mumbai

I

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

II

SASTRA, Tamil Nadu

I

KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Karnataka

II

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu

I

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetam, Tamil Nadu

II

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

I

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Odisha

II

Symbiosis International

I

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Karnataka

II

Institute of Chemical Technology, Maharashtra

I

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education and Research, Hyderabad

II

Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

I

Dr. MGR Education and Research Institute, Chennai

II

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

I

Padmashree Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Navi Mumbai

II

Shiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Odisha

II

The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

I

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