There are over eight hundred universities are functioning in India according to a latest report. The universities are engaged in educating students in every field and motivating them in research projects. Thus participating in the country’s growth.
The universities are classified in to 4 types based on the maintenance and decision making authorities of universities. They are
- Universities run by Central Government
As the name only indicates, the universities that works under this category are maintained by center government.
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- Universities run by State Government
The universities that are working under the influence of state government comes under this category.
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- Deemed Universities
Deemed universities are nothing but the independent universities that are given a power to have control over their own universities and it’s maintenance. This authority is issued by the government under the advice of UGC (University Grant Commission).
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- Universities run by private authorities
The universities that lies under this category are affiliated to UGC. Maintenance and other things are looked after by the private authorities.
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There are few universities whose status is not clear and those that does not belong to the above categories are mentioned below.