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(4 out of 5 based on 95 Ratings)

Given below is the list of Top Central Universities in India 2021 approved by UGC. First for the benefit of those who do not know- A central university also known as a union university formed by an act of Parliament. As such, there is a special act in the form of Central Universities Act 2009 that regulates and governs these universities. These universities are under the purview of the Department of Higher Education of the Human Resources and Development Ministry of the Government of India. Central universities are permitted to award their own degree however they are restricted from granting affiliation to colleges. As per UGC's latest publicized list, there are 46 deemed central universities in India offering MBA, Btech, Mtech and Ph.D programs.

Andhra Pradesh -

 
1. Central University of Andhra Pradesh, IT Incubation Centre Building, JNTU Campus, Chinmaynagar, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh- 515002
2. Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh, Kondakarakam, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh 535008
3. The National Sanskrit University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
 
Assam -
 
1. Assam University, PO: Assam University, Silchar - 788 011
2. Tezpur University, Napaam, Sonitpur, Assam-784 028
 
Arunachal Pradesh -
 
1. Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, P.O. Doimukh, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh – 791 112
 
Bihar -
 
1. Central University of South Bihar, SH-7, Gaya-Panchanpur Road, Village – Karhara, Post-Fatehpur, P.S. – Tekari, District –Gaya, Bihar – 824236.
2. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur - 848 125, Bihar
3. Mahatma Gandhi Central University, P.O. Box No.1, Motihari, District– East Champaran, Bihar – 845 401
4. Nalanda University, Rajgir, Dist. Nalanda, Bihar – 803 116
 
Chhattisgarh -
 
Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Main Campus,Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh - 495 009
 
Delhi -
 
1. Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi – 110 068.
2. Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi – 110 025.
3. JawaharLal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi – 110067.
4. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University, Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi
5. South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110 021.
6. The Central Sanskrit University, Janakpuri, New Delhi
7. University of Delhi, Delhi – 110 007.
 
Gujarat -
 
1. Central University of Gujarat, Near Jalaram Temple, Sector – 29, Gandhinagar – 382 029.
 
Haryana -
 
1. Central University of Haryana, Jant-Pali Villages, Mahendergarh, Haryana – 123 029.
 
Himachal Pradesh -
 
1. Central University of Himachal Pradesh, PO Box No. 21, Dharamashala, Dist - Kangra, Himachal Pradesh – 176 215.
 
Jammu & Kashmir -
 
1. Central University of Kashmir, Transit Campus : Sonwar, Near GB Pant Hospital, Srinagar – 190 005 (J&K).
2. Central University of Jammu, Bagla (Rahya-Suchani), District Samba, Jammu – 181 143, (J & K)
 
Jharkhand -
 
1. Central University of Jharkhand, Ratu-Lohardaga Road, Brambe, Ranchi – 835 205, Jharkhand
 
Karnataka -
 
1. Central University of Karnataka, Kadaganchi, Aland Road, Aland Taluk, Gulbarga – 585 311, Karnataka
 
Kerala -
 
1. Central University of Kerala, Tejaswini Hills, Periye (PO), Kasaragod, Kerala – 671316
 
Madhya Pradesh - 
 
1. Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh - 470003.
2. The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Makal Sadan, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh – 484 886
 
Maharashtra -
 
1. Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Gandhi Hills, Post- Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha – 442 005, Maharashtra
 
Manipur -
 
1. Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal, Manipur – 795004.
2. Manipur University, Canchipur, Iroisemba, Imphal – 795 003, Manipur.
3. National Sports University, Koutruk, Manipur – 795 146
 
Mizoram -
 
1. Mizoram University, Post Box No. 910, Aizwal - 796 012, Mizoram.
 
Meghalaya -
 
1. North Eastern Hill University, NEHU Campus, Shillong, Meghalaya – 793 022.
 
Nagaland -
 
1. Nagaland University, Campus Kohima - 797 001, Headquarter Lumani, Nagaland
 
Orissa - 
 
1. Central University of Orissa, Central Silk Board Building, Landiguda, Koraput – 764 020.
 
Pondicherry -
 
1. Pondicherry University, R. Venkataraman Nagar, Kalapet, Puducherry – 605 014.
 
Punjab - 
 
1. Central University of Punjab, City Campus, Mansa Road, Bathinda – 151 001, Punjab
 
Rajasthan -
 
1. Central University of Rajasthan, NH-8, Bandar Sindri, Dist-Ajmer –305 801, Rajasthan. 
 
Sikkim -
 
1. Sikkim University, 6th Mile, Samdur, P.O. Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim737 102.
 
Tamil Nadu -
 
1. Central University of Tamil Nadu, Neelakudi Campus, Kangalancherry (Post), Thiruvarur – 610 101
2. Indian Maritime University, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai – 600 119
 
Telangana -
 
1. English and Foreign Languages University, Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500 007.
2. Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500 032.
3. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500 046.
 
Tripura -
 
1. Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, Agartala, Tripura – 799 130
 
Uttarakhand -
 
1. Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal – 246 174
 
Uttar Pradesh -
 
1.Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P. - 202 002.
2. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Vidya Vihar, Rae Bareily Road, Lucknow, U.P. – 226 025.
3. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. - 221 005.
4. University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P. - 211 002.
5. Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University, Fursatganj, D.T,Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh.
6. Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, NH-75, Near Pahuj Dam, Gwalier Road, Jhansi (Utter Pradesh) – 284 003
 
West Bengal -
 
Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan, West Bengal – 731 235.
 
 

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  • JNU  Jawaharlal Nehru University
    Delhi/NCR

    JNU Jawaharlal Nehru University is one of the few universities in India does not require a formal introduction.
    Address : Jawaharlal Nehru University New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110067 Phones: +91-11-26742676, 26742575, 26741557 Fax: 26742580

  • Tezpur University
    Tezpur

    Tezpur University is a UGC recognized central university formed by an act of the state legislature in 1994.
    Address : Tezpur University Napaam, Tezpur Sonitpur, Assam (India) Pin - 784 028 Phone : +91-3712-267007/8/9 Fax : +91-3712-267005/6

  • University of Delhi
    Delhi/NCR

    University of Delhi epitomises high standards of teaching and research.
    Address : University of Delhi Delhi-110 007, India Phone No. (91-11-) 27667853, 27667011, 27667190

  • BHU  Banaras Hindu University
    Varanasi

    Banaras Hindu University is a well known name among universities in India.
    Address : Banaras Hindu University Campus Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005 Ph:- 670-1673 2368558, 2307222

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University  IGNOU
    Delhi/NCR

    The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education.
    Address : Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, IGNOU Rd, New Delhi 110068.

  • Jamia Millia Islamia University
    Delhi/NCR

    Jamia Millia Islamia or National Islamic University is a known name among universities in India.
    Address : Jamia Millia Islamia Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025, India Phone: +91(11)26981717,26984617,26984658, 26988044,26987183 Fax: +91(11)2698 0229

  • Allahabad University
    Allahabad

    The University of Allahabad is a central public university.
    Address : Allahabad University Old Katra, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 211002 Phone: 0532-2461083

  • Assam University
    Silchar

    Assam University is teaching cum affiliating university with 35 departments under its 16 schools of learning.
    Address : Assam University Silchar - 788 011, Assam, India Registrar : 91-03842-270806 Fax:-91-03842-270802

  • Central University of Tamilnadu
    Thanjavur

    Central University of Tamilnadu is a central multi-disciplinary educational established formed by an act of the India government.
    Address : Central University of Tamilnadu Collectorate Annexe, Thanjavur Road, Thiruvarur-610 004 (Tamil Nadu) Phone: +91 4366 220311 Fax: +91 4366 225312

  • Central University of Rajasthan
    Ajmer

    Central University of Rajasthan is a new central university funded by the Government of India.
    Address : Central University of Rajasthan NH-8, Bandar Sindri, Dist-Ajmer-305801, Rajasthan [INDIA] Phone : +91-1463-238755

  • Central University of Bihar
    Patna

    Central University of Bihar is one among the newest clan of central universities established in India.
    Address : Central University of Bihar BIT Campus, P.O.- B. V. College Patna - 800 014, Bihar, India Phone/Fax: 0612-2227600(Administration), 2226538(Academic)

  • Central University of Karnataka
    Gulbarga

    Central University of Karnataka is one among the 16 new central universities established by the Government of India during the UGC's XI plan period.
    Address : Central University of Karnataka Kadaganchi, Aland Road, Gulbarga Dist. - 585 311. Ph:- 08477-226705

  • Central University of Kashmir
    Srinagar

    Central University of Kashmir formerly known as Central University of Jammu and Kashmir is funded and regulated by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
    Address : Central University of Kashmir Transit Campus, Sonwar (Near G.B.Pant Hospital), 190004 Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Ph.No: 0194-2468357,0194-2468346 Fax. No: 0194-2468351,0194-2468354

  • Central University of Kerala
    Thiruvananthapuram

    Believing strongly that "Knowledge is eternal" the Central University of Kerala was formed in 2009 under the Central Universities Act in the northern most district of Kasargod.
    Address : Central University of Kerala Vidyanagar (PO), Kasaragod (DT), Kerala - 671123 INDIA Phone: + 91 4994 256420 Fax: +91 4994 257 033

  • Central University of Punjab
    Bathinda

    The Central University of Punjab (CUPB) is a central university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
    Address : Central University of Punjab City Campus, Mansa Road, Bathinda-151001 STD code 0164 - 2864122, 2864106 (Tele-Fax)