60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

In a major move in the education sector, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday granted autonomy to as many as 60 institutions for higher education in the country. The list of the institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous colleges.

An announcement in this regard was made on Tuesday by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, who said that “the government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality.”

Here’s a look at the institutions that feature in the list:

1. Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

2. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

3. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

4. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

5. The English and Foreign Languages University, Telangana

6. Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, Kolkata

7. Algappa University, Karaikudi

8. NALSAR University of Law, Telangana

9. SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Pune

10. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

11. National Law University Delhi, Dwarka

12. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

13. Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

14. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

15. Osmania University, Hyderabad

16. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

17. University of Jammu, Jammu

18. University of Mysore, Mysuru

19. Anna University, Chennai

20. Punjab University, Chandigarh

21. Kakatiya University, Warangal

22. Punjabi University, Patiala

23. Rajiv Gandhi University of Law, Patiala

24. National Law University Odisha, Cuttack

25. University of Madras, Chennai

26. Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar

27. Homi Bhabha National Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra

28. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

29. Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), Visakhapatnam, AP

30. Narsee Monjee Institute of Studies, Mumbai, Maharashtra

31. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

32. Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra

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

34. Symbiosis International, Pune, Maharashtra

35. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra

36. Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra

37. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra

38. TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi

39. Jain University, Bangalore, Karnataka

40. Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

41. Manipal Academy of Higher Education

42. KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belgaum,Karnataka

43. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

44. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha

45. JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysore, Karnataka

46. ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education and Research, Hyderabad, Telangana

47. Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

48. Padmashree Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

49. The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

50. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

51. OP Jindal Global University Sonipat, Haryana

52. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

53. Yashvantrao Chavan Institute of Science, Satara, Maharashtra

54. Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu

55. G Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science, Hyderabad, Telangana

56. Vivekanand College, Kolhapur, Mumbai

57. Sri Vasavi Engineering College, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh

58. Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Engineering College, Odalarevu, Andhra Pradesh

59. Jai Hind College Basantsing Institute of Science & J.T. Lalvani College of Commerce, Mumbai, Maharashtra

60. Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal’s Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, Maharashtra

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