Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Top Private Universities in India

Dr Ambika Devi
Assistant Prof (Sel Grade)
Dept of Applied Sciences
The NorthCap University, Gurgaon

Higher education system in India has developed at a rapid pace by adding new Central, state and private Universities. As of 2016, India has 46 central universities, 343 state universities, and 228 private universities.Next to the United States and China, India's higher education system is the third largest in the world. The main governing body at the tertiary level is the University Grants Commission, which enforces its standards, advises the government, and helps to coordinate between the centre and the state.
 
India is well recognised for the quality of its education in the field of engineering and Sciences, spearheaded by the esteemed and internationally recognized Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Beyond IITs and IISc, there are certain other reputed universities, like University of Delhi, Delhi Technological University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Banaras Hindu University, Punjab University etc, around the country, focusing mainly on engineering, technology and science disciplines.

India has 228 private universities and most of these universities are run by private bodies/societies. These Universities are approved and affiliated by University of Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. Some of these universities provide excellent quality education and offers various programmes approved by foreign universities. The best part is, students prefer to opt private universities, as they provide better quality of education, infrastructure, faculties and placements. The list of the top private universities in India includes BITS Pilani, VIT Vellore, Thaper University Patiala, Jaypee University of Information Technology Solan, The NorthCap University Gurgaon etc. The innovative teaching methods and the excellent teaching staffs associated with these reputed universities have attracted the students to join these Universities.

The choice of a reputed private university in Delhi NCR isn't an easy task. It requires a lot of search and considerations, since a quality education is what we need to walk at the path of prosperity and improvement. The NorthCap University, Gurgaon is an intellectual destination that draws inspired students from all over India especially from NCR region. Apart from being one of the top universities in India, The NorthCap University ignites the dreams of highly ambitious students to excel in the fields of their interest and groom them to be the ones – the professionally and ethically sound individuals. The Northcap University promotes sports, encourages creative talents, emphasizes on nation-building education, innovates entrepreneurship, and facilitates employment generation. The University is included in the list of Private Universities under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. The NorthCap University is the only private University in Delhi/NCR, as well as Haryana holding the NIRF Ranking 2016 by Ministry of Human Resource Development. The University possess NIRF ranking of 82 out of 233 Universities in all over India. Its rank is 17thamong all private Universities of India and 4thamong the North Indian private Universities.

The University campus is situated in the centre in Gurgaon city. It has a ragging-free campus and a strong alumni network. The University has an industry-oriented curriculum and excellent placement record. The University offers various undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes in the field of Engineering, Management, Law and Sciences. The University is equipped with state of art library, laboratories, class rooms and research facilities. The association of various national awardees with The NorthCap University is worth mentioning. The faculty members are mentored by these distinguished research professors for developing their teaching and research skills. 

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