UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions

Mar 21, 2018 12:41 IST
UGC grants autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions

University Grants Commission on March 20, 2018 made a historic move by granting autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions that have maintained high academic standards.

The information was shared by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar who said that the Union Government is striving to introduce a liberalised regime in the education sector with special emphasis on linking autonomy with quality.

The 60 higher educational institutions that have been granted autonomy include 5 central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities and 2 private universities and 8 autonomous colleges.

Some of the names include renowned institutions such as Jawaharlal Nehru University, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, NALSAR, National Law University Delhi, Anna University, Symbiosis International and Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Significance

• Though the universities will remain within the ambit of UGC, they will have the freedom to start new courses, off campus centres, skill development courses, research parks and any other new academic programs.

• The universities will also have the freedom to hire foreign faculty, enrol foreign students, give incentive based emoluments to the faculty, enter into academic collaborations and run open distance learning programmes.

• The eight autonomous collages will be free to set their own syllabus, hold examinations, carry out evaluation as well as declare results. Only the degree will be awarded by the respective university.

Besides this, the Ministry will be giving a show cause notice to three deemed universities that are lacking in quality.

Following is the list of Higher Educational Institutions that have been granted autonomy by UGC:

Central Universities

S.No.

Name of the University

NAAC Score

1.

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

3.77

2.

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

3.72

3.

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

3.41

4.

Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh

3.35

5.

The English and Foreign Languages University, Telengana

3.26

 

State Universities

S.No.

Name of the University

NAAC Score

1.

Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, Kolkata

3.68

2.

Algappa University, Karaikudi

3.64

3.

NALSAR University of Law, Telangana

3.60

4.

SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune

3.60

5.

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

3.60

6.

National Law University Delhi, Dwarka

3.59

7.

Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

3.53

8.

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

3.52

9.

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

3.52

10

Osmania University, Hyderabad

3.52

11.

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

3.51

12.

University of Jammu, Jammu

3.51

13.

University of Mysore, Mysuru

3.47

14.

Anna University, Chennai

3.46

15.

Punjab University, Chandigarh

3.35

16.

Kakatiya University, Warangal

3.35

17.

Punjabi University, Patiala

3.34

18.

Rajiv Gandhi University of Law, Patiala

3.32

19.

National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

3.32

20.

University of Madras, Chennai

3.32

21.

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar

3.28

 

Institutions Deemed to be Universities (Category I)

S. No.

Name of the Institution Deemed to be University

NAAC Score

 

1.

Homi Bhabha National Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 

A+ (3.53)

11.05.2015 to 10.05.2020

2.

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha

Tirupati,

Andhra Pradesh.

A +(3.71)

 

15.11.2015 to 14.11.2020

3.

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM)

Visakhapatnam, AP.

A +(3.53)

 

28.03.2017 to 27.03.2022

4.

Narsee Monjee Institute of Studies

Mumbai, Maharashtra.

A +(3.59)

 

12.09.2017

to 11.09.2024

 

5.

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

A +(3.62)

 

24.09.2014 to 23.09.2019

6.

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth

Pune, Maharashtra

A +(3.62)

 

03.03.2015 to 02.03.2020

7.

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA)Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

 

A +(3.54)

 

11.05.2015 to 10.05.2020

 

8.

Symbiosis International

Pune, Maharashtra.

 

A +(3.58)

 

19.01.2016 to 18.01.2021

9.

Institute of Chemical Technology,Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 

A ++(3.77)

 

27.11.2017 to 26.11.2022

10.

Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

Wardha, Maharashtra.

A +(3.53)

 

30.10.2017 to 29.10.2024

11.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Mumbai, Maharashtra.

A ++(3.89)

 

19.02.2016 to 18.02.2021

 

 

 

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Institutions Deemed to be Universities (Category II)

S. No.

Name of the Institution Deemed to be University

NAAC Score

 

1.

TERI School of Advanced Studies

New Delhi.

A (3.26)

 

23.03.2013 to 22.03.2018

2.

Jain University

Bangalore, Karnataka.

A (3.31)

 

19.07.2017 to 18.07.2022

3.

Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

 

A (3.42)

 

03.03.2015 to 02.03.2020

4.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

 

A (3.30)

 

11.07.2016 to 10.07.2021

5.

KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research

Belgaum,Karnataka.

A (3.34)

 

19.01.2016 to 18.01.2021

6.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Coimbatore,

 Tamil Nadu

A (3.40)

 

24.09.2014 to 23.09.2019

7.

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT)

Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

A (3.48)

 

25.05.2016 to 24.05.2021

8.

JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research

Mysore, Karnataka.

A (3.34)

 

08.07.2013 to 07.07.2018

9.

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education and Research,

Hyderabad, Telangana.

A (3.43)

 

26.05.2015 to 25.05.2020

10.

Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute

Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

A (3.31)

 

02.12.2016 to 01.12.202

11.

Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Navi Mumbai,

Maharashtra.

A (3.40)

 

10.12.2014 to 09.12.2019

12.

The Indian Law Institute

New Delhi.

 

A (3.35)

 

28.03.2017 to 27.03.2022

13.

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan

Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

 

A (3.35)

16.11.2015 to 15.11.2020

 

Private Universities

S. No.                   

Name of the Private University

 

NAAC Score

1.

O.P. Jindal Global University

Sonipat, Haryana.

 

A (3.26)

 

17.03.2016 to 16.03.2021

2.

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

 

A (3.39)

 

16.12.2016 to 15.12.2021

 

List Of Colleges Conferred Autonomous Status by UGC 

S. No

Name of the College & Affiliating University

1.

Yashvantrao Chavan Institute of Science, Satara, 533, Sadar Bazar, Satara Maharashtra-415 001 affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur

 

2.

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kalavakkam-603 110 (Tamilnadu) affiliated to Anna University, Chennai

 

3.

G. Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science (For Women), 8-1-297/2/I, Shaikpet, Hyderabad-500 104 Telangana affiliated to JNTU Hyderabad, Telangana

 

4.

Vivekanand College, 2130/E, Tarabai Park, Kolhapur-416 003 (Maharastra) affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur

 

5.

Sri Vasavi Engineering College, Pedatadepalli, Tadepalligudem-534 101 (West Godavari Dist.,) (Andhra Pradesh) affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

 

6.

Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Engineering College, Odalarevu-553 210,Allavaram Mandal, East Godavari Dist., Andhra Pradesh affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

 

7.

Jai Hind College Basantsing Institute of Science & J.T. Lalvani College of Commerce, 23-24 Backbay Reclamation, A-Road, Churchgate, Mumbai-400 020 affiliated to University of Mumbai, Mumbai-400 032

 

8.

Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal’s Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai-400 056 affiliated to University of Mumbai

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