Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is a public, secular, and professional university of India, with global recognition and repute. It was formerly known as the Indraprastha University (IP), before its official re-christening to its present name in the year 2001. Established in the year 1998 with an exclusive aim to promote professional courses, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University of Delhi, is essentially a teaching-cum-affiliating university of India, with remarkable International presence.
With about 125 affiliated constituent colleges and institutions in the Delhi-NCR region, GGSIPU is among the pioneer universities of India, ranked 57th among the top universities of India by Webometrics. Its University School of Biotechnology is among the top Public Biotechnology Institutes of the country. Granted the Grade-A by the NAAC Accredited University, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), is the only Indian University and the very first of Asia, which has been awarded the Platinum Technology Award for outstanding quality and excellence in the field of education, by OMAC (an International organization based on Paris). Moreover, GGSIPU is the exclusively privileged and certified test administrator for the Internet based TOEFL iBT Examination, and various other Educational Testing Services (ETS) tests like GRE, SAT, GMAT, etc.
Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University has been recognized and declared eligible for the Central assistance by the UGC (India), under the section 12B of the UGC Act, 1956. Currently, the university has two campuses - one at Kashmere Gate, and the other in Dwarka (West Delhi). There are plans for its future campus in the East Delhi soon. But, at present time, GGSIPU is functioning from its new and larger campus in Dwarka spread over an extensive area of 60 acres, and containing the majority of its faculties. Its faculties and departments have been being shifted gradually from its original and old Kashmere Gate campus.Faculties/Departments of IP University
At present time, GGSIPU has 13 well-established and well-equipped University Schools of diverse professional disciplines and two University Centers. Most of these faculties/departments of the Indraprastha University are located on its Dwarka campus, or to shift to it from the older campus. The educational curriculum of these pioneer faculties of the GGSIPU is quite different from other affiliated educational institutions.
These faculties/departments of Indraprastha University are the University School of - Information technology; Chemical Technology; Biotechnology; Management studies; Environment Management; Basic and Applied Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Law and Legal Studies; Engineering and Technology; Education; Architecture and Planning; Medicine and Para-Medical Health Sciences; and, Mass Communication. While it’s University Centers are, for the IT Services and Infrastructure Management, and for Disaster Management Studies.
Professional Courses Offered by IP University
Indraprastha University has been established to teach and promote professional higher education courses, through its well-equipped university schools and centers, and also through its affiliated colleges in the Delhi and NCR regions. With the help of its faculties the IP University presently conducts and offers about 50 highly illustrious and professional courses pertaining to the fields of Engineering, Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, Business Management, Health, Medicine, Environment, Nursing, and Education. IP University has been providing and facilitating professional education and courses to about 12,000 Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and professionals of diverse disciplines residing in India and abroad every year, on an average.
Admission to IP University
For admission to any of the university faculties of the IP university, in order to avail the courses provided by it, Undergraduates and Postgraduates of any discipline has to undergo the Common Entrance Tests (CETs) conducted every year by the university. IP University conducts more than 25 CETs every year for admissions to its teaching faculties for the desired courses.Contact Details
University Name: Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, also known as IP University Location: Delhi (Campuses in Dwarka and Kashmere Gate), India Affiliations: UGC (India) Website: ggsipu.nic.in