List of Private Universities in India: UGC List 2020

The higher education system in India include both private and public universities. Public universities in India are supported by the Government of India and the state governments, while List of private universities in India are mostly supported by various bodies and societies. Universities in India are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which draws its power from the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. In addition, 15 Professional Councils are established, controlling different aspects of accreditation and coordination. List of Private universities in India are regulated under the UGC (Establishment and Maintenance of Standards in Private Universities) Regulations, 2003. Per the UGC act and these regulations, private universities are established by an act of a local legislative assembly and listed by the UGC in the Gazette upon receiving the act. As confirmed by ruling of the Supreme Court of India, recognition by the UGC is required for the university to operate. Also per the 2003 regulations, the UGC sends committees to inspect the private universities and publishes their inspection report.

The UGC publishes and regularly updates the lists of private universities in India. As of 31 March 2019, the UGC list of private universities in India lists 334 universities, although as of July 2019 only 333 are actually established. The earliest date of notification is that of Sikkim Manipal University, 11 October 1995. The earliest inspection report is that of Nirma University of Science and Technology, from 15 May 2004. Private universities were established in 24 of the 29 states of India and in none of the union territories.

Private Universities in India 2020


Other types of universities controlled by the UGC include:

Central universities, or Union universities are established by Act of Parliament and are under the purview of the Department of Higher Education in the Union Human Resource Development Ministry.

State universities are run by the state government of each of the states and territories of India, and are usually established by a local legislative assembly act.

Deemed university, or "Deemed-to-be-University", is a status of autonomy granted by the Department of Higher Education on the advice of the UGC, under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.


List of Private universities in India

Private universities of Andhra Pradesh


University Location Established Specialization
Centurion University of Technology and Management, Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam 2017 Technology, Management
Krea University Sri City 2018 Liberal arts
SRM University, Andhra Pradesh Amaravati 2017 General
Saveetha Amaravati University Amaravati 2018 Health sciences
VIT-AP University Amaravati 2017 Technology, Management


Private universities of Arunachal Pradesh


University Location Established Specialization
Apex Professional University Pasighat 2013 General
Arunachal University of Studies Namsai 2012 General
Arunodaya University Itanagar 2014 General
Himalayan University Itanagar 2013 General
Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University Ziro 2012 General
North East Frontier Technical University Aalo 2014 General
Venkateshwara Open University Naharlagun 2012 General


Private universities of Assam


University Location Established Specialization
Assam Don Bosco University Guwahati 2009 General
Assam Down Town University Guwahati 2010 General
Kaziranga University Jorhat 2012 General
Krishnaguru Adhyatmik Vishvavidyalaya Sarthebari 2017 General
Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya Nagaon 2013 Humanities
Royal Global University Guwahati 2013 General


Private universities of Bihar


University Location Established Specialization
Al-Karim University Katihar 2018 Medicine
Amity University, Patna Patna 2017 General
Dr. C.V. Raman University, Bihar Bhagwanpur 2018 General
Gopal Narayan Singh University Jamuhar 2018 General
K. K. University Nalanda 2017 General
Mata Gujri University Kishanganj 2019 Medicine
Sandip University, Sijoul Madhubani 2017 General


Private universities of Chhattisgarh


University Location Established Specialization
AAFT University of Media and Arts Raipur 2018 Film, Media and Arts
Amity University, Raipur Raipur 2014 General
Dr. C.V. Raman University Kota 2006 General
ICFAI University, Raipur Raipur 2011 Management
ISBM University Chhura 2016 General
ITM University, Raipur Naya Raipur 2012 General
Kalinga University Raipur 2012 General
Maharishi University of Management and Technology Bilaspur 2002 Technology, Management
MATS University Raipur 2006 General
O.P. Jindal University Raigarh 2014 Technology, Management
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar University Raipur 2018 General


Private universities of Gujarat


University Location Established Specialization
Ahmedabad University Ahmedabad 2009 General
Anant National University Ahmedabad 2016 Architecture, Planning
Atmiya University Rajkot 2018 Technology, Management
AURO University Surat 2011 General
C. U. Shah University Wadhwan 2013 General
CEPT University Ahmedabad 2005 Architecture, Planning
Charotar University of Science and Technology Changa 2009 Technology, Management
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology Gandhinagar 2003 Technology
Ganpat University Mehsana 2005 General
Gujarat Maritime University Gandhinagar 2017 Maritime
Gokul Global University Siddhpur 2018 General
GLS University Ahmedabad 2015 General
GSFC University Vadodara 2014 Engineering
Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar Gandhinagar 2015 Public health
Indrashil University Ahmedabad 2017 Engineering, Sciences
Indus University Ahmedabad 2012 General
Institute of Advanced Research Gandhinagar 2011 General
ITM Vocational University Waghodia 2014 General
Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya Gandhinagar 2007 General
Karnavati University Gandhinagar 2017 General
Lakulish Yoga University Gandhinagar 2013 Yoga
Marwadi University Rajkot 2016 General
Navrachana University Vadodara 2009 General
Nirma University Ahmedabad 2003 Technology
P P Savani University Kosamba 2017 General
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar 2007 Energy
Parul University Vadodara 2015 General
Plastindia International University Vapi 2016 Plastics engineering
Rai University Ahmedabad 2012 General
RK University Rajkot 2011 General
Sabarmati University Ahmedabad 2009 General
Sankalchand Patel University Visnagar 2016 General
Swarnim Startup & Innovation University Gandhinagar 2017 General
TeamLease Skills University Vadodara 2013 General
Uka Tarsadia University Bardoli 2011 General


Private universities of Haryana


University Location Established Specialization
Al-Falah University Faridabad 2014 General
Amity University, Gurgaon Pachgaon 2010 General
Ansal University Gurgaon 2012 General
Apeejay Stya University Sohna 2010 General
Ashoka University Sonepat 2014 General
Baba Mast Nath University Rohtak 2012 General
BML Munjal University Sidhrawali 2014 Technology, Management
GD Goenka University Gurgaon 2013 General
IILM University Gurgaon 2018 Management
Jagan Nath University, NCR Jhajjar 2013 General
K.R. Mangalam University Gurgaon 2013 General
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Sadopur Ambala 2010 General
Manav Rachna University Faridabad 2014 Technology, Management
MVN University Palwal 2012 General
NIILM University Kaithal 2011 Technology, Management
O. P. Jindal Global University Sonipat 2009 General
PDM University Bahadurgarh 2016 General
Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University Gurgaon 2013 General
SRM University, Haryana Sonepat 2013 General
Starex University Gurgaon 2016 General
The NorthCap University Gurgaon 2009 Technology, Management
World University of Design Sonipat 2018 Design, Management


Private universities of Himachal Pradesh


University Location Established Specialization
Abhilashi University Mandi 2015 General
Alakh Prakash Goyal University Shimla 2012 General
Arni University Kangra 2009 General
Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies Baddi 2009 Technology
Bahra University Waknaghat 2011 General
Career Point University, Hamirpur Bhoranj 2012 General
Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh Solan 2009 Technology, Applied Science
Eternal University Baru Sahib 2008 General
ICFAI University, Himachal Pradesh Solan 2011 Technology, Management
IEC University Solan 2012 General
Indus International University Haroli 2010 General
Jaypee University of Information Technology Waknaghat 2002 Information Technology
Maharaja Agrasen University Solan 2013 General
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Solan Solan 2010 General
Manav Bharti University Solan 2009 General
Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences Solan 2009 Biotechnology
Sri Sai University Palampur 2011 General


Private universities of Jharkhand


University Location Established Specialization
AISECT University, Jharkhand Hazaribagh 2016 General
Amity University, Jharkhand Ranchi 2016 General
Arka Jain University Jamshedpur 2017 General
Capital University, Jharkhand Koderma 2018 General
ICFAI University, Jharkhand Ranchi 2008 Management
Jharkhand Rai University Ranchi 2012 General
Netaji Subhas University Jamshedpur 2018 Management
Pragyan International University Ranchi 2016 General
Radha Govind University Ramgarh 2018 General
Sai Nath University Ranchi 2012 General
Sarala Birla University Ranchi 2017 General
Usha Martin University Ranchi 2014 General
YBN University Ranchi 2017 General


Private universities of Karnataka


University Location Established Specialization
Adichunchanagiri University Mandya 2018 General
Alliance University Bangalore 2010 Management
Azim Premji University Bangalore 2010 General
CMR University Bangalore 2013 General
Dayananda Sagar University Bangalore 2014 General
Garden City University Bangalore 2013 General
Institute of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology Bangalore 2013 Health Sciences
JSS Science and Technology University Mysore 2016 Science and Technology
Khaja Bandanawaz University Kalaburagi 2018 General
KLE Technological University Hubli 2015 Technology
M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Bangalore 2013 General
PES University Bangalore 2013 General
Rai Technology University Bangalore 2014 General
REVA University Bangalore 2013 General
Presidency University Bangalore 2013 Technology, Management
Sharnbasva University Kalaburagi 2017 General
Srinivas University Mangalore 2015 General


Private universities of Madhya Pradesh


University Location Established Specialization
AKS University Satna 2011 Agricultural, Technology
Amity University, Gwalior Gwalior 2010 General
Avantika University Ujjain 2017 Technology, Design
Bhabha University Bhopal 2018 General
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University Indore 2016 General
Dr. C.V. Raman University, Khandwa Khandwa 2018 General
G.H. Raisoni University Chhindwara 2016 General
ITM University, Gwalior Gwalior 2011 General
Jagran Lakecity University Bhopal 2013 General
Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna 2010 Technology
LNCT University Bhopal 2015 General
Mandsaur University Mandsaur 2016 General
Oriental University Indore 2011 General
People's University Bhopal 2011 Healthcare
Rabindranath Tagore University Bhopal 2010 General
RKDF University Bhopal 2011 Science, Technology
Sage University Indore 2017 General
Sri Satya Sai University of Technology & Medical Sciences Madhya Pradesh 2014 Medicine


Private universities of Maharashtra


University Location Established Specialization
Ajeenkya DY Patil University Pune 2015 General
Amity University, Mumbai Mumbai 2014 General
MIT - World Peace University Pune 2017 General
FLAME University Pune 2015 General
Sandip University, Nashik Nashik 2015 General
Sanjay Ghodawat University Kolhapur 2017 General
Spicer Adventist University Pune 2014 General
Symbiosis Skills and Open University Pune 2017 General
Vishwakarma University Pune 2017 General


Private universities of Meghalaya


University Location Established Specialization
CMJ University Shillong 2009 General
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Meghalaya Tura 2009 Management
Mahatma Gandhi University Nongpoh 2011 Management
Martin Luther Christian University Shillong 2005 General
Techno Global University Shillong 2008 Technology
University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) Ri-Bhoi 2008 Technology, Management
University of Technology and Management Shillong 2011 Technology, Management
William Carey University Shillong 2005 General


Private universities of Mizoram


University Location Established Specialization
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Mizoram Aizawl 2006 Management


Private universities of Nagaland


University Location Established Specialization
The Global Open University Nagaland Dimapur 2006 Distance education
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Nagaland Dimapur 2009 Management
St. Joseph University Dimapur 2016 Technology, Management


Private universities of Odisha


University Location Established Specialization
Centurion University of Technology and Management Bhubaneswar 2010 Technology, Management
Sri Sri University Cuttack 2009 Humanities, Social Sciences
Xavier University Bhubaneswar 2013 Technology, Management



Private universities of Punjab


University Location Established Specialization
Desh Bhagat University Mandi Gobindgarh 2012 General
Chitkara University, Punjab Rajpura 2010 General
Chandigarh University Gharuan 2012 General
Lovely Professional University Phagwara 2006 General
RIMT University Mandi Gobindgarh 2015 General
Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University Fatehgarh Sahib 2008 General


Private universities of Rajasthan


University Location Established Specialization
Amity University, Jaipur Jaipur 2008 General
RNB Global University Bikaner 2015 General
University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Jaipur Jaipur 2012 General
Bhagwant University Ajmer 2008 Technology
Dr. K.N.Modi University Newai 2010 Technology
Homoeopathy University Jaipur 2010 Homoeopathy
ICFAI University, Jaipur Jaipur 2011 Management
Jagannath University Jaipur 2008 General
Jaipur National University Jaipur 2007 General
Vivekananda Global University Jaipur 2012 General
Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University Jaipur 2008 Women's only
Jodhpur National University Jodhpur 2008 General
JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur 2011 Technology, Management
Madhav University Sirohi 2014 General
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University Jaipur 2009 General
Manipal University Jaipur Jaipur 2011 General
Mewar University Chittorgarh 2008 General
NIIT University Neemrana 2010 Technology, Management
Geetanjali University Udaipur 2011 Medicine
NIMS University Jaipur 2008 General
Pacific University Udaipur 2010 General
Pratap University Jaipur 2011 General
Raffles University Neemrana 2011 General
Singhania University Jhunjhunu 2008 General
Sir Padampat Singhania University Udaipur 2008 Technology, Management
Sunrise University Alwar 2011 General
Suresh Gyan Vihar University Jaipur 2008 General
Shri Khushal Das University Hanumangarh 2018 General


Private universities of Sikkim


University Location Established Specialization
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Sikkim Gangtok 2004 Management
Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok 1995 General
Vinayaka Missions Sikkim University Gangtok 2008 General


Private universities of Tripura


University Location Established Specialization
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura Agartala 2004 Management


Private universities of Uttar Pradesh


University Location Established Specialization
Amity University, Noida Noida 2005 General
Babu Banarasi Das University Lucknow 2010 General
Galgotias University Greater Noida 2011 General
Sanskriti University Mathura 2016 General
GLA University Mathura 2010 Technology, Management
IFTM University Moradabad 2010 Technology
Integral University Lucknow 2004 Technology
Invertis University Bareilly 2010 Technology
Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University Chitrakoot 2001 Special
Mangalayatan University Aligarh 2006 General
Mohammad Ali Jauhar University Rampur 2006 General
Sharda University Greater Noida 2009 General
Shiv Nadar University Greater Noida 2011 General
Shobhit University Gangoh 2012 General
Shri Venkateshwara University Gajraula 2010 Technology
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University Meerut 2008 General
Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad 2008 General
IIMT University Meerut 2016 General
The Glocal University Saharanpur 2012 General


Private universities of Uttarakhand


University Location Established Specialization
Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya Haridwar 2002 General
DIT University Dehradun 2013 Technology
Graphic Era Hill University Dehradun 2011 General
Himalayan Garhwal University Pauri Garhwal 2016 General
Himgiri Zee University Dehradun 2003 General
ICFAI University, Dehradun Dehradun 2003 General
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun 2003 Energy
University of Patanjali Haridwar 2002 Yoga
Quantum University Roorkee 2017 Technology, Management
Shri Guru Ram Rai University Dehradun 2017 Medicine


Private universities of West Bengal


University Location Established Specialization
Techno India University New Town, Kolkata 2012 Technology, Management
Adamas University Barasat 2014 Technology, Management
JIS University Agarpara 2014 Technology, Management
Brainware University Barasat 2016 Technology, Management, General
Seacom Skills University Birbhum 2014 Technology
University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata New Town, Kolkata 2014 Technology, Management
Neotia University Sarisha 2015 General
Amity University, Kolkata New Town, Kolkata 2015 General
St. Xavier's University, Kolkata New Town, Kolkata 2017 Management, General
Sister Nivedita University New Town, Kolkata 2017 Technology, Management


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