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UGC Approved Universities in India

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UGC stands for University Grants Commission is a statutory organization in India. UGC was set up by the Union of Government In 1956. UGC has power and holds the authority to approve the universities in India. Before providing authority for the university, UGC team checked university educational standards.

UGC offices are placed in 7 different states at Hyderabad, Pune, Bhopal, Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata and Bangalore.

Significance of UGC approved universities

UGC recognized universities come in the list of most trusted universities of education in india. After taking a degree from these universities that means all degrees are authentic and are accepted by all organizations in India and students can apply anywhere in India and foreign for job purposes and other many required areasĀ  i.e anywhere these are acceptable.

Check total UGC approved universities in india list :

  • State universities : 298 approved universities
  • Central universities : 44 approved universities
  • Deemed universities : 130 approved universities
  • Private University : Total 148 universities

UGC is always ready to invite foreign universities to set up their campuses in India and conduct their programs for Indian students. But those universities follow UGC rules as universities should be under the list of top 500 global universities. If universities are following these rules then they can operate universities in India.

Before taking admission in any university of india students need to check that these colleges are authorized by UGC or not and listed in UGC website.