The higher education organization in India consists of both private and Govt universities. Public universities are maintained by the Government of India and BY MHRD or UGC, although private universities are mostly maintained by various bodies and societies. Academies in India are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which attractions its power from the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.In addition, 15 Specialized Councils are established, regulatory different aspects of accreditation and coordination
Types of universities in India
Central universities in india
Central universities and Union universities are recognized by an Act of Parliament and stay under the purview of the Department of Higher Education in the Human Resource Development Ministry
State University in india
State universities are also Run by the state government of respectively of the states and regions of India and are usually recognized by a local legislative assembly act.
As of 29 June 2017, the UGC grades 363 state Govt. universities. The oldest establishing date listed by the UGC is 1857, shared by the University of Mumbai, University of Madras. Most State Universities are “connecting universities” in that they administer a large number of “affiliated colleges.
Deemed University in india
Deemed University, and “Deemed to be University”, is a standing of autonomy approved by the Department of Higher Education on the guidance of the UGC, under Section 3 of the UGC Act 9 February 2017, as per UGC lists 122 deemed universities are approved.
Private universities in india
Private universities are approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). They can grant degrees but they are not permitted to have an off-campus affiliated institute. The University Grants Commission (UGC) list of private universities as on 29 June 2017 lists 269 private universities.