State Government Universities in India 2017-18

State Universities in India 2017-18
There are myriads of universities in India which provide quality education to people according to different levels of undergraduate as well as postgraduate studies and even PhD studies too. These universities are defined according to the levels reserved or limited to different states within the county.

When the University Grants Commission (UGC) provides its grant to these universities at the state level and its 15 professional councils control and verify the different coordination and establishment categories and options then these state universities become credible to provide education to the people in different states.

State Universities are actually public universities which are run by the government of each of these states as well as territories that lie within them while a local legislative assembly act remains in person behind their operations too.

There are about 350 state universities in all while these universities can receive funds from different sectors under the given acts in which they have been established duly.

There are many universities in these states that are present in the Gujarat, Karnataka and West Bengal while union territories have state universities within Chandigarh as well as Delhi too.

State Universities in India: Recognition and Affiliation

Theses state universities are obviously recognized by the UGC while some other universities also have affiliations with other universities of the same level of coordination and degree recognition as well.

State Universities in India Directorate of Distance Education (DDE)

There are many state universities within India that have been approved for providing distance education degree in India as their Directorate of Distance Education has been approved by the UGC and their departments have been found and verified as transparent and authentic as well.

These universities include the

  • State Government University
  • State Open University (Dr. B.R Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad)
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • Dravidian University, Kuppam
  • Jawaharlal Nehru technological University, Hyderabad
  • Kakatiya University, Warangal as well as many numerous others as well.

State Universities in India Admission procedure

Since distance education has flourished quite well in India and has been equally recognized and popular among the country which encourages such programs even more, therefore a proper procedure has been established for distance education admission that can be done mostly through directly submitting the application requests or the university’s website downloaded admission form that needs to be filled in completely and submitted to the DDE department for consideration and checking.

Eligibility and Duration

The eligibility varies with respect to the level of education provided. This includes the following

  • 12 years education need for a bachelors degree
  • Bachelor’s degree need for a postgraduate degree/certificate/diploma

The form should

  • Be duly completed
  • Have two passport size recent photographs
  • Have related original academic transcripts that are returned after checking
  • Have attested photocopies of each submitted for the same
  • Have registration fee along with the form as well.

An acceptance form is provided which guarantees the student’s admission in the program at the state university in India.



  1. Punjab University


  1.  Anand Agricultural University
  2.  Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University
  3.  CEPT University
  4.  Children’s University
  5.  Dharmsinh Desai University
  6.  Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University
  7.  Gujarat Agricultural University
  8.  Gujarat Ayurveda University
  9.  Gujarat Forensic Sciences University
  10.  Gujarat National Law University
  11.  Gujarat Technological University
  12.  Gujarat University
  13.  Gujarat University of Transplantation Sciences
  14.  Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University
  15.  Indian Institute of Teacher Education
  16.  Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management
  17.  Junagarh Agricultural University
  18.  Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University
  19.  Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University
  20.  Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  21.  Navsari Agriculture University
  22.  Raksha Shakti University
  23.  Sardar Patel University
  24.  Saurashtra University
  25.  Shree Somnath Sanskrit University
  26.  Shri Govind Guru University
  27.  Swarnim Gujarat Sports University
  28.  Veer Narmad South Gujarat University



  1.  Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
  2.  Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
  3.  Dr Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
  4.  Gondwana University
  5.  Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  6.  Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth
  7.  Maharahtra University of Health Sciences
  8.  Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University
  9.  Maharashtra National Law University
  10.  Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth
  11.  Marathwada Agricultural University
  12.  Mumbai University
  13.  North Maharashtra University
  14.  Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
  15.  Savitribai Phule Pune University
  16.  Shivaji University
  17.  Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University
  18.  Solapur University
  19.  Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
  20.  The Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  21.  Yashwant Rao Chavan Maharashtra Open University



  1.  Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Law University
  2.  Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication
  3.  Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Sanskrit University
  4.  Jai Naraim Vyas University
  5.  Maharaja Ganga Singh University
  6.  Maharaja Surajmal Brij University
  7.  Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology
  8.  Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University
  9.  Mohan Lal Shukhadia University
  10.  National Law University
  11.  Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University
  12.  Rajasthan Agriculture & Technology
  13.  Rajasthan Ayurveda University
  14.  Rajasthan Technical University
  15.  Rajasthan University
  16.  Rajasthan University of Health Sciences
  17.  Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
  18.  Rajiv Gandhi Tribal University
  19.  Sardar Patel University of Police, Security & Criminal Justice
  20.  Shekhawati University
  21.  University of Kota
  22.  Vardhman Mahaveer Open University


West Bengal

  1.  Aliah University
  2.  Bankura University
  3.  Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
  4.  Burdwan University
  5.  Calcutta University
  6.  Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University
  7.  Diamond Harbour Women’s University
  8.  Jadavpur University
  9.  Kalyani University
  10.  Kazi Nazrul University
  11.  Netaji Shubhash Open University
  12.  North Benagal University
  13.  Presidency University
  14.  Rabindra Bharati University
  15.  Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University
  16.  The Bengal Engineering & Science University
  17.  The West Bengal National University of Juridical Science
  18.  The West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  19.  Univesity of Gour Banga
  20.  Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
  21.  Vidya Sagar University
  22.  West Bengal State University
  23.  West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences
  24.  West Bengal University of Teachers, Training, Education Planning and Administration
  25.  West Bengal University of Technology

  1.   Assam Agricultural University
  2.   Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Co-operative Management
  3.   Assam Science & Technology University
  4.   Assam Women’s University
  5.   Bodoland University
  6.   Cotton College State University
  7.   Dibrugarh University
  8.   Gauhati University
  9.   Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University
  10.   Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit & Ancient Studies University
  11.   National Law University and Judicial Academy
  12.   Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences



  1.   Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila
  2.   Ch Bansi Lal University
  3.   Chaudhary Devi Lal University
  4.   Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University
  5.   Choudary Charan Singh Haryana AgriculturalUniveersity
  6.   Deen Bandhu Chhotu Ram University of Sciences & Technology
  7.   Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology
  8.   Indira Gandhi University
  9.   Kurukshetra University
  10.   Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
  11.   Maharishi Dayanand University
  12.   Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences
  13.   shree guru gobind singh tricentenary university
  14.   State University of Performing and Visual Arts
  15.   YMCA University of Science & Technology
  16.   Madhya Pradesh
  17.   Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya
  18.   Awadesh Pratap Singh University
  19.   Barkatullaah University
  20.   Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
  21.   Dr B R Ambedkar University of Social Sciences
  22.   Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
  23.   Jiwaji University
  24.   MGGramodaya Vishwavidyalaya
  25.   MPBhoj (open) University
  26.   Madhya Pradesh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya
  27.   Maharaja Chhatrasal Bundelkhand Vishwavidyalaya
  28.   Maharshi Panini Sanskrit Evam Vedic Vishwavidyalaya
  29.   Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism & Communication
  30.   National Law Institute University
  31.   Raja Mansingh Tomar Music & Arts University
  32.   Rajiv Gandhi Prodoyogiki Vishwavidyalaya
  33.   Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya
  34.   Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya
  35.   Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies
  36.   Vikram University



  1.   Berhampur University
  2.   Biju Patnaik University of Technology
  3.   Fakir Mohan University
  4.   Khallikote University
  5.   National Law University
  6.   North Orissa University
  7.   Orissa University Of Agriculture & Technology
  8.   Ravenshaw University
  9.   Sambalpur University
  10.   Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  11.   Utkal University
  12.   Utkal University of Culture
  13.   Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology


Tamil Nadu

  1.   Alagappa University
  2.   Anna University
  3.   Annamalai University
  4.   Bharathiar University
  5.   Bharathidasan University
  6.   Madras University
  7.   Madurai Kamraj University
  8.   Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
  9.   Mother Teresa Women’s University
  10.   Periyar University
  11.   Tamil Nadu Fisheries University
  12.   Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University
  13.   Tamil Nadu Open University
  14.   Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University
  15.   Tamil University
  16.   Tamilnadu Agricultural University
  17.   Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University
  18.   Tamilnadu Dr MGRMedical University
  19.   Tamilnadu National Law School
  20.   Tamilnadu Physical Education and Sports University
  21.   Tamilnadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
  22.   Thiruvalluvar University



  1.   Doon University
  2.   GBPant University of Agriculture & Technology
  3.   Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Medical Education University
  4.   Kumaun University
  5.   Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand Vishwavidyalaya
  6.   Uttarakhand Ayurved University
  7.   Uttarakhand Open University
  8.   Uttarakhand Sanskrit University
  9.   Uttarakhand Technical University
  10.   Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry
Andhra Pradesh

  1.  Acharaya Nagarjuna University
  2.  Adikavi Nannaya University



  1.  Arybhatta Knowledge University
  2.  Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University
  3.  Bhupender Narayan Mandal University
  4.  Bihar Agricultural University
  5.  Chanakya National Law University
  6.  Jai Prakash vishwavidyalaya(university)
  7.  Kameshwar SinghDarbhanga Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  8.  Lalit Narayan Mithila University
  9.  Magadh University
  10.  Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic & Persian University
  11.  Nalanda Open University
  12.  Patna University
  13.  Rajendra Agricultural University
  14.  TM Bhagalpur University
  15.  Veer Kunwar Singh University



  1. Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD)
  2.  Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research University
  3.  Delhi Technological University
  4.  Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha Vishwavidyalaya
  5.  Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology
  6.  National Law University
  7.  Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya
  8.  Dr YSParmar University of Horticulture & Forestry
  9.  Himachal Pradesh Technical University
  10.  Himachal Pradesh University


Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University
  2.  Islamic University of Sciences & Technology University
  3.  Jammu University
  4.  Kashmir University
  5.  Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology
  6.  Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
  7. Jharkhand
  8.  Birsa Agricultural University
  9.  Kolhan University
  10.  National University of Study & Research in Law
  11.  Nilamber-Pitamber University
  12.  Ranchi University
  13.  Sido Kanhu University
  14.  Vinoba Bhave University



  1.  Bangalore University
  2.  Davangere University
  3.  Gulbarga University
  4.  Kannada University
  5.  Karanataka State Law University
  6.  Karanataka State Open University
  7.  Karanataka University
  8.  Karnataka Folklore University
  9.  Karnataka Sanskrit University
  10.  Karnataka State Women University
  11.  KSGH Music and Performing Arts University
  12.  Kuvempu University
  13.  Mangalore University
  14.  Mysore University
  15.  National law School of India University
  16.  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science
  17.  Rani Channamma University
  18.  Tumkur University
  19.  University of Agricultural Sciences
  20.  University of Horticultural Sciences
  21.  Vesveswaraiah Technological University
  22.  Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University



  1.  Baba Farid University of Health & Medical Sciences
  2.  Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
  3.  Guru Nanak Dev University
  4.  Guru Ravidas Ayurved University
  5.  Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University
  6.  Punjab Agriculture University
  7.  Punjab Technical University
  8.  Punjabi University
  9.  The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law
  10. Tripura
  11. Maharaja Bir Bikram University


Uttar Pradesh

  1.  Bundelkhand University
  2.  Chandr Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology
  3.  Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Kanpur University
  4.  Chaudhary Charan Singh University
  5.  Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University
  6.  Dr BR Ambedkar University
  7.  Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Awadh University
  8.  Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University
  9.  Dr Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University
  10.  Gautam Buddha University
  11.  Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, Arabi-Farsi University
  12.  King Georges Medical University
  13.  Lucknow University
  14.  MJP Rohilkhand University
  15.  Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology
  16.  Mahamaya Technical University
  17.  Mahatam Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth
  18.  Narendra Deo University of Agriculture & Technology
  19.  Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
  20.  Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology
  21.  UP Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidhyalaya Evam Go-Anusandhan Sansthan
  22.  UP Rajarshi Tandon Open University
  23.  UPKing George’s University of Dental Sciences
  24.  Uttar Pradesh Technical University
  25. Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University



  1.  Acharaya NGRanga Agricultural University
  2.  Dr BRAmbedkar Open University
  3.  Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University
  4.  Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
  5.  Kakatiya University
  6.  Mahatma Gandhi University
  7.  National Academy of Legal Studies & Research University
  8.  Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences
  9.  Osmania University
  10.  Palamuru University
  11.  Potti Sreeramulu Teugu Universtity
  12.  Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University
  13.  Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technology
  14.  Satavahana University
  15.  Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University