Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth
Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, formerly known as Kashi Vidyapeeth is located in Varanasi. It is the first modern university organized by Indians in India. It started its journey in the colonial period in 1921. The university has more than 400 affiliated colleges. Professional and academic courses in arts, science, commerce, law, computing and management are provided to students by the university.
Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University is situated in Varanasi. It was founded by the great nationalist leader, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916. It is regarded as the largest residential university in Asia. The main campus of the university occupies an area of about 5.3 square kilometers (1,300 acres). Being a central university, it covers the total spectrum of higher education.
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, earlier known as Purvanchal University is located about 11 km from the city of Jaunpur. This public university was established in the year 1987. Its name has been derived from the name of a former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Vir Bahadur Singh. The university imparts education in the backward and rural regions of eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate University of Medical Sciences
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate University of Medical Sciences is situated in Lucknow. It was set up in the year 1983, under a state act. It is known to provide state-of-art tertiary medical care and world-class teaching, training and research. It is one of the top medical institutes in India. It offers degrees like DM, MD, PhD and Post Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) in various specialties.
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University is situated in Lucknow. It is one of the youngest central universities in India. It was set up in the year 1996. Its name has been derived from the name of the architect of the Indian Constitution, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. The campus of the university occupies a land of about 250 acres.
Chaudhary Charan Singh University
Chaudhary Charan Singh University is located in Meerut. It was set up in the year 1965. The university was renamed after Chaudhary Charan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India. Several degree colleges are affiliated to the university. The university offers postgraduate education in the disciplines like agriculture, arts, education, science and management.
Other Universities of Uttar Pradesh
Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, located in Kanpur imparts education in the field of agriculture and conducts agricultural research in India. Rohilkhand University, with its campus at Bareilly has been accredited with a B+ status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC). University of Roorkee is a leading engineering university, advancing technical knowledge and training manpower to meet challenges at national and international levels. Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University has carved a niche for itself in the academic scenario of India. It is located in the city of Kanpur. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, situated in Gorakhpur provides quality education, excellent research and good infrastructure to stimulate the pursuit of knowledge. It is spread over a land of about 300 acres. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University is located in Faizabad. It was established in 1975. Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies is a deemed university, located at Sarnath in Varanasi. It imparts education in Tibetan studies and religious discourses on Buddhism.
Several other institutes impart education in Uttar Pradesh. Indian Institute of Technology, located in Kanpur is known for providing the best technical education in India. 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. Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), located in Izatnagar is administered by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). It conducts researches in the field of animal health, production and technology and several other courses.