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 Ph.D. studies too. These universities are defined according to the levels reserved or limited to different states within the country.
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 the 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.