Private Universities

Private universities not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants. Depending on their location, private universities may be subject to government regulation. This is in contrast to public universities and national universities. Most private universities are non-profit organizations.

In India, privately funded institutions have existed since the country’s independence. Many of these universities offer multidisciplinary professional courses similar to state funded universities; however, institutions offering single stream specialization programs are also in existence.

As of 31 December 2015, there are 227 private universities in India. The oldest is Sikkim Manipal University of Health Medical & Technological Science, with a gazette notification date of 11 October 1995.

Prestigious schools include :

  • Swami Vivekanand Subharti University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh;
  • Amity University;
  • Lovely Professional University;
  • Ajeenkya DY Patil University in Pune.

New private universities in India include :

  • (Alakh Prkash Goyal) Shimla University situated in Shimla (H.P.),
  • Xavier’s International University (supervised under Goa University)
  • University of Science and Technology Meghalaya,
  • Assam Don Bosco University,
  • North East Frontier Technical University, Aalo, West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh,
  • Assam Down Town University,
  • Himalayan University,
  • Kaziranga University

who have got recognition and are duly authorized by University Grants Commission as per section of 2 f of UGC act 1956.

S. NoUniversityStateLocationEstablishedSpecialization
1Ajeenkya DY Patil UniversityMaharashtraPune2015General
2Aks UniversityMadhya PradeshSatna2011General
3Assam Don Bosco UniversityAssamGuwahati2009General
4Assam Down Town University Guwahati2010General
5North East Frontier Technical University (NEFTU)Arunachal PradeshAalo, West Sinag2014General
6Dr. C. V. Raman UniversityChhattisgarhKota2006General
7Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Raipur Raipur2011Management
8Maharishi University of Management and Technology Bilaspur2002Management, technology
9MATS University Raipur2006General
10ITM-University Uparwara, Naya Raipur2012Management, Engineering, Law
11Ahmedabad UniversityGujaratAhmedabad2009General
12Rai University, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad2012General
13IndusUniversity, Ahmedabad Ahmedabad2006General
14ITM Vocational University, Gujarat, Vadodara[29] Vadodara2014General
15Calrox Teacher’s University Ahmedabad2009Education
16Charotar University of Science and Technology Anand2009Science, technology
17Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology Gandhinagar2003Technology
18Ganpat University Mehsana2005General
19Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya Gandhinagar2007General
20Navrachna University Vadodara2009General
21Nirma University of Science and Technology Ahmedabad2003Technology
22Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar2007Energy
23RK University Rajkot2011General
24UKA Tarsadia University Bardoli2011Science, technology
25Amity University HaryanaHaryanaGurgaon2010General
26Manav rachna international university faridabad1997general
27Ansal University Gurgaon2012Trans-disciplinary Learning
28Apeejay Stya University Gurgaon2010General
29ITM University Gurgaon2009Technology, Management, Law, Applied Sciences
30School of Inspired Leadership Gurgaon2008Management, Leadership Programs
31Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala Ambala2010General
32NIILM University Kaithal2011Technology, management
33O. P. Jindal Global UniversitySonipatYes[55]General[56]
34AP Goyal Shimla UniversityHimachal PradeshShimla  
35Arni University Kangra2009General
36Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies Baddi2009Technology
37Bahra University Waknaghat2011General
38Chitkara University baddi2009General
39Eternal University Baru Sahib2008General
40Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Himachal Pradesh Baddi2011Management
41Jaypee University of Information Technology Waknaghat2002Information technology
42Maharishi Markandeshwar University Solan Solan2010Technology, management
43Manav Bharti University Solan2009General
44Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences Solan2009Biotechnology
45Sri Sai UniversityPalampur 2011General
46Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, JharkhandJharkhandRanchi2008Management
47Himalayan UniversityArunachal PradeshItanagar2013General
48Alliance UniversityKarnatakaBangalore2010Management
49Azim Premji University Bangalore2010Education
50Acropolis Institute of Technology and ResearchMadhya PradeshIndore2005Management, technology
51AISECT University Bhopal2010General
52Amity University Madhya Pradesh Gwalior2010General
53ITM University Gwalior2011General
54AKS University Madhya Pradesh2011Agricultural,Technology
55Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna2003Technology
56Oriental University Indore2011General
57People’s University Bhopal2011Healthcare
58RKDF University Bhopal2011Science, technology
59Amity UniversityMaharashtraMumbai2014General
60CMJ UniversityMeghalayaShillong2009General
61Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Meghalaya Tura2009Management
62Mahatma Gandhi University Nongpoh2011Management
63Martin Luther Christian University Shillong2005General
64Techno Global University Shillong2008Technology
65University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) Ri-Bhoi2008General, Science, Technology, Management
66University of Technology and Management Shillong2011Technology, management
67William Carey University Shillong2005General
68Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, MizoramMizoramAizawl2006Management
69The Global Open University NagalandNagalandDimapur2006Distance education
70Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Nagaland Dimapur2009Management
71Centurion University of Technology and ManagementOdishaBhubaneswar2010Technology, management
72KIIT University Bhubaneswar2004Technology, Management
73Siksha O Anusandhan University Bhubaneswar2004Technology, Management
74Sri Sri University Cuttack2009MBA, Performing Arts, Good Governance & Public Policy
75Xavier University Bhubaneswar1987MBA, Technology, Management
76Desh Bhagat UniversityPunjabMandi Gobindgarh2012General
77Chitkara UniversityPunjabRajpura2010General
78Chandigarh University Gharuan2012General
79Lovely Professional University Phagwara2006General
80Sri Guru Granth Sahib World UniversityFatehgarh SahibYesGeneral[14][111]
81Amity University RajasthanRajasthanJaipur2008General
82RNB Global University Bikaner2015General
83University of Engineering and Management, Jaipur Jaipur2012General
84Bhagwant University Ajmer2008Technology
85Dr. K. N. Modi University Newai2010Technology
86Homoeopathy University Jaipur2010Homoeopathy
87Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Jaipur Jaipur2011Management
88Jagannath University Jaipur2008General
89Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University Jhunjhunu2009General
90Jaipur National University Jaipur2007General
91vivekananda Global University Jaipur2012General
92Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University Jaipur2008Women’s only
93Jodhpur National University Jodhpur2008General
94JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur2011Technology and Management
95Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences and Technology Jaipur2011Medical
96Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University Jaipur2009General
97Manipal University, Jaipur Jaipur2011General
98Mewar University Chittorgarh2008General
99NIIT University Neemrana2010Technology, management
100Bhagwant university ajmer2008Tgy, management
101Geetanjali University Udaipur2011Medical
102NIMS University, Jaipur Jaipur2008General
103Pacific University Udaipur2010General
104Pratap University Jaipur2011General
105Raffles University Neemrana2011General
106Shridhar University Pilani2010Technology
107Singhania University Jhunjhunu2008General
108Sir Padampat Singhania University Udaipur2008Technology, management
109Sunrise UniversityAlwarNoGeneral[147]
110Suresh Gyan Vihar UniversityJaipurYes[148]General[149]
111Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management UniversitySikkimJorethang2006General
112Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Sikkim Gangtok2004Management
113Sikkim Manipal University 5th Mile, Tadong,Gangtok1995General
114Vinayaka Missions Sikkim University Gangtok2008General
115Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, TripuraTripuraAgartala2004Management
116Amity UniversityUttar PradeshNoida2005General
117Babu Banarasi Das University Lucknow2010General
118Amity University, Lucknow Lucknow2010General
119Galgotias University Greater Noida2011General
120GLA University Mathura2010Technology, management
121IFTM University Moradabad2010Technology
122Integral University Lucknow2004Technology
123Invertis University Bareilly2010Technology
124Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University Chitrakoot2001Disabled only
125Mangalayatan University Aligarh2006General
126Mohammad Ali Jauhar University Rampur2006General
127Sharda University Greater Noida2009General
 Shiv Nadar University Greater Noida2011General
128Shri Venkateshwara University Gajraula2010Technology
129Swami Vivekanand Subharti University Meerut2008General
130Shobhit University Meerut2008General
131Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad2008General
132The Glocal University Saharanpur2012General
133Dev Sanskriti VishwavidyalayaUttarakhandHaridwar2002General
134DIT University Dehradun2013Technology
135Himgiri Zee University Dehradun2003General
136ICFAI University, Dehradun Dehradun2003Law, Science & Technology, Education, Finance, Management
137University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun2003Energy, oil
138University of Patanjali Haridwar2002Yoga
139Techno India UniversityWest BengalNew Town, Kolkata2012Science, Technology and Management
140Adamas UniversityWest BengalBarasat2014Science, Technology and Management
141JIS UniversityWest BengalAgarpara2014Science, Technology and Management
142Seacom Skills UniversityWest BengalSattore, Birbhum2014Science, Technology and Management
143University of Engineering and ManagementWest BengalNew Town, Kolkata2014Science, Technology and Management
144Neotia UniversityWest BengalSarisha2015Science, Technology and Management
145Amity UniversityWest BengalNew Town, Kolkata2015Science, Technology and Management
146Sri Satya Sai University of Technology & Medical SciencesMadhya Pradesh 2014Technology & Medical Sciences

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