Don’t use ‘university’ in institute names, UGC directs deemed-to-be varsities

 

Delhi:  As per Supreme court order University Grant Commission (UGC) has asked to 123 Deemed to be University to drop the word ‘University from their names’. The word ‘University’ used by Deemed to be university is in the violation of section 23 and those deemed to be universities have to drop the word ‘University’ form institution name within a month and changed their names as an  ‘Institution deemed to be university’.

The Section 23 of the UGC Act, 1956 says, “No institution, whether a corporate body or not, other than a University established or incorporated by or under a Central Ac[ a Provincial Act or a State Act shall be entitled to have the word “University” associated with its name in any manner whatsoever.”

The Supreme Court had also said then that no deemed-to-be-university can run open and distant learning courses from the next academic year (2018-19) unless it is permitted to do so by the concerned authorities.




Here is a complete list of universities which can not use word ‘University’ with institution’s names.

Lists of Institutions ‘Deemed to be University

S.No. State Deemed to be University
1 Andhra Pradesh International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
2 ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
3 Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) Visakhapatman , Andhra Pradesh.
4 Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation Greenfields Vaddeswaram, Andhra Pradesh.
5 Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
6 Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning Prasanthinilayam, Andhra Pradesh.
7 Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Vadlamudi,Andhra Pradesh.
8 North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
9 Bihar Nava Nalanda Mahavihara Nalanda, Bihar.
10 Chandigarh Punjab Engineering College Chandigarh
11 New Delhi Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi
12 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade B-21, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi-110 016.
13 Indian Law Institute Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi-110 001.
14 Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) New Delhi
15 Jamia Hamdard Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi-110 062.
16 National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Musicology New Delhi
17 National University of Educational Planning & Administration New Delhi
18 Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthana New Delhi
19 Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapith New Delhi
20 TERI School of Advanced Studies Darbari Seth Block, New Delhi
21 Gujarat Gujarat Vidyapith Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
22 Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Taluka Vaghodia Gujarat.
23 Haryana Lingaya’s University Faridabad Haryana.
24 Maharishi Markandeshwar University Mullana, Haryana.
25 Manav Rachna International University Faridabad, Haryana
26 National Brain Research Centre Gurgaon Haryana
27 National Dairy Research Institute Karnal, Haryana.
28 National Institute of Food Technology, Kundli, Haryana
29 Jammu & Kashmir Central Institute of Buddhist Studies Leh (Ladakh), Jammu & Kashmir
30 Jharkhand Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
31 Karnataka B.L.D.E. University Bijapur, Karnataka
32 Christ University Hosur Road, Bangalore , Karnataka.
33 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Karnataka.
34 International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, Karnataka
35 Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University Jagadguru, Mysore, Karnataka.
36 Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Bangalore, Karnataka
37 Jain University Bangalore, Karnataka
38 K.L.E. Academy of Higher Education and Research Belgaum, Karnataka
39 Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal, Karnataka .
40 NITTE University Mangalore 575 003, Karnataka
41 Sri Devraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research Kolar, Karnataka.
42 Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education Tumkur, Karnataka.
43 Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana Bangalore, Karnataka.
44 Yenepoya University Mangalore, Karnataka
45 Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Ernakulam,Kerala.
46 Kerala Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
47 Kerala Kalamandalam Cheruthuruthy, Kerala
48 M.P Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education Gwalior, M.P
49 Maharashtra Bharati Vidyapeeth Pune,Maharashtra
50 Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Fisheries Mumbai, Maharashtra.
51 D.Y. Patil Educational Society Kolhapur, Maharashtra
52 Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Nagpur, Maharashtra.
53 Deccan College Postgraduate & Research Institute Pune, Maharashtra.
54 Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra.
55 Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics Pune, Maharashtra
56 Homi Bhabha National Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra
57 Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Mumbai, Maharashtra
58 Institute of Armament Technology Pune, Maharashtra
59 International Institute for Population Sciences Mumbai, Maharashtra
60 Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, Maharashtra
61 Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Satara (M.S)
62 MGM Institute of Health Sciences Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
63 Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai Maharashtra
64 Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patl Vidyapeeth Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
65 Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
66 SYMBIOSIS International University Pune, Maharashtra.
67 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai , Maharashtra.
68 Tata Institute of Social Sciences VN Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai,Maharashtra.
69 Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth Vidyapeeth Bhawan,Pune, Maharashtra.
70 Odisha Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
71 Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar,Odisha.
72 Shiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan J – 15, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar,Orissa
73 Punjab Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET) Longowal Punjab
74 Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Punjab.
75 Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Campus, , Pondicherry
76 Rajasthan Banasthali Vidyapith Banasthali, Rajasthan.
77 Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, Rajasthan.
78 Institute of Advanced Studies in Education Sardarshahr, Rajasthan
79 Gandhi Vidya Mandir, Sardarshahr – 331 401, Distt. Churu, Rajasthan.
80 I.I.S. (Deemed to be University) Gurukul Marg, Mansarovar, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
81 Jain Vishva Bharati Institute Ladnun, Nagaur, Rajasthan
82 Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth Udaipur , Rajasthan.
83 LNM Institute of Information Technology Gram Jaipur Rajasthan
84 Tamilnadu Academy of Maritime Education and Training Chennai, Tamilnadu
85 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
86 Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
87 Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research Selaiyur, Chennai Tamilnadu.
88 B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute of Science & Technology Vandalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
89 Chennai Mathematical Institute Chennai, Tamilnadu
90 Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) Padur, Kelambakkam,Tamil Nadu.
91 Gandhigram Rural Institute Gandhigram, Dindigul ,Tamilnadu.
92 Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) Padur Kelamballam Tamilnadu.
93 Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education , Tamilnadu.
94 Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
95 Karpagam Academy of Higher Education Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
96 M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute Maduravoyal, Chennai Tamilnadu.
97 Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research Chennai , Tamilnadu.
98 Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Tamil Nadu
99 Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology (PMIST) Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
100 Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science & Technology (PRIST), Thanjavur, Tamilnadu
101 S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology Chennai, Tamilnadu
102 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology , Chennai , Tamilnadu.
103 Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Velappanchavadi, Chennai , Tamilnadu.
104 Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) Tirumalai Samudram, Thanjavur , Tamilnadu.
105 Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu.
106 Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Ramachandra Nagar, Chennai , Tamilnadu.
107 St. Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research Avadi, Chennai , Tamilnadu.
108 Vel’s Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS) Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamilnadu
109 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore (Tamilnadu).
110 Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation Salem, Tamilnadu.
111 Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
112 Uttar Pradesh Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
113 Bhatkhande Music Institute Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
114 Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
115 Dayalbagh Educational Institute Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
116 Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar Uttar Pradesh.
117 Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida Uttar Pradesh
118 Shobit Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut Uttar Pradesh
119 Santosh University Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
120 Uttrakhand Forest Research Institute Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
121 Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya Haridwar, Uttrakhand.
122 Graphic Era University Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
123 West Bengal Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute,Howrah , West Bengal



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