Private Universities in India
Private Universities of India offer a variety of specialization courses to the professionals of diverse disciplines, in addition to providing sound infrastructure for better higher education, to the students and professionals of all across India and the world. Private Universities are educational universities operated and funded by one or more private organizations, and not by any State or the Central Government. However, a private university may receive some subsidies from the State or Central government, and may subject to some governmental regulations, depending on its location, educational facilities and policies, and its ultimate objectives.
A private university approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, can provide single stream specialization courses, or a wide range of multidisciplinary educational and professional courses, to the students and professionals of India and all across the world. Presently, there are over 75 well-established private universities in all across India, which provide higher education and professional courses pertaining to almost all sectors of commerce and economy. Sikkim Manipal University of Health Medical & Technological Science, Gangtok, has the privilege to be the first private university of India. The number of private universities in India is going on increasing gradually owing to many commendable reasons, such as the availability of a variety of specialization courses for professionals, better educational infrastructure, better higher education in diverse disciplines, and so on.
The outstanding advantages offered by the private universities of India, over the State universities of India, encompass smaller class sizes; smaller students to faculty ratio; exclusivity regarding better and clear communications between students and professors, and individual importance; specialization courses for professionals of specific disciplines; presence of more extra-curricular activities, etc.
List of Best Private Universities in India
The private universities of India provide a variety of diplomas, degrees, and specializations to the students and professionals of diverse streams at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. These qualifications cover all academic, professional, and technical fields. Compiled scrupulously from unimpeachable sources, the following is the list (listing not priority-wise) of the most famous and top private universities of India, at present:
- Amity University, Noida
- SRM University, Kanchipuram
- Symbiosis International University, Pune
- Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
- D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai
- Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur
- Vinayaka Missions University, Salem
- BITS, Pilani
- Noida International University, Greater Noida
- Sikkim Manipal University of Health Medical & Technological Science, Gangtok
- Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
- Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai
- Sharda University, Noida
- Jain University, Bangalore
- Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune