(Last Updated on : 27/02/2012)
has witnessed Sanskrit based education along with Pali
, Arabic and Persian languages. The present education system owes its inception and development to foreign Christian missionaries and the British colonial administration. Some of the renowned academic institutes in the country are:
The Indian Institute of Technology
located in Kanpur
is known for providing the best technical education in the country.
Purvanchal University is now known, as Veer Bahadur Purvanchal University
imparts education in the backward and rural region of Eastern Uttar Pradesh
The Indian Veterinary Research Institute
(IVRI) located in Izatnagar is administered by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts researches in the field of Animal Health, Production and Technology and several other courses.
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate University of Medical Sciences
is situated in Lucknow. It is known for providing state-of-art tertiary medical care, world-class teaching, training and research and is ranked among the top medical institutes in the country.
The Banaras Hindu University
was founded by the great nationalist leader, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916. A Central University it covers the total spectrum of higher education.
The Dayalbagh Educational Institute
acquired the status of a deemed University in 1981. It imparts education in the fields of arts, commerce, engineering, science and social sciences.
The Rohilkhand University with its campus at Bareilly has been accredited with a B+ status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
is situated in Lucknow and is one of the youngest Central Universities in India.
The Chandrashekhar Azad University
of Agriculture and Technology located in Kanpur imparts education and conducts agricultural research in India.
The University of Roorkee is a leading engineering University advancing technical knowledge and training manpower to meet challenges at the national and international level.
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University
located in Faizabad, was established in 1975.
The Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies is a deemed University located at Sarnath in Varanasi imparting education in Tibetan Studies and religious discourses on Buddhism.
The Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth
formerly known as Kashi Vidyapeeth is located in Varanasi. It is the first modern University organized by Indians in India and started its journey in the colonial period.
Chaudhary Charan Singh University
located in Meerut offers postgraduate education in the disciplines in agriculture, arts, education, science and management.
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University
has carved a niche for itself in the academic scenario of India. It is located in the city of Kanpur.
Spread over an area of 300 acres the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University provides quality education, excellent research and good infrastructure for stimulating the pursuit of knowledge.