Types of Universities in India
There are different sort of universities in India. The following are the types of universities in India.
- Central Universities: These are the universities which are set up by the special act of Indian Parliament. UGC provides funds to these universities. Indian President is the visitor of such type of universities.
- State Universities: These are the universities which are set up by the special act of the state legislature. UGC provides budgetary plans for such types of universities while state government provides plan grants for such types of universities.
- Deemed Universities: The higher learning institutions which work at very high standard in study areas can be declared deemed universities by the Central Government on the basis of advice provided by University Grand Commission. These institutions are ‘deemed to be university’ by the UGC Section 3 of UGC Act.
- Private Universities: These are the higher learning institutions which are established under the Central or State act such as Society Registration Act 1860, Company Registration Act 1956 and by any other corresponding Government law. These institutions are recognized by University Grant Commission to award the degree to the students.