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Statistical information of Colleges & Universities in India

Information presented here is collected from various sources and might not be latest and up-to-date. Readers are adviced to check with authorities concerned before using any part of this information

The University Grants Commission (UGC) 2002-03 estimates states that there are 92,27, 833 enrollments in various Universities & Colleges, out of which 36,95,964 (40.05%) are women students.

Total Recognized Universities: 196
Premier Colleges: 8,111
Polytechnics: 887
Students Enrollered in Regular University-level courses: 4.7 million

Important points from the Final Report of The Oversight Committee on The Implementation of The New Reservation Policy In Higher Educational

Course Type-wise number of colleges in India (2001-2002 Statistics) (as on January 1, 2002)

Arts, Science, Commerce & Oriental Learning Colleges: 11128

These colleges are not necessarily be exclusive for Art/Science/Commerce courses. Some of the colleges are also offering professional courses like Teacher’s training, Journalism, LflV etc. in addition to the Arts/Science/Commerce courses.

Teachers Training: 784

Engineering/Technology/Architecture: 1077

Medical: 1253

Break-up of Medical Colleges

Allopathy: 262
Ayurveda: 189
Homeopathy: 141
Unani/Tibbia: 29
Dental: 142
Nursing: 122
Pharmacy: 241
Physiotherapy: 120
Naturotherapy: 5
Public Health: 2

Agriculture: 106

Veterinary Science / Animal Science: 50

Law: 368

Others (Includes colleges exclusive for Library Science, Physical Education/Yoga, Music / Fine Arts, Social Work, Journalism / Mass Communication etc. & Colleges for which type not availAble): 671

Total Colleges: 15437

Course Type-wise List of Colleges (as on January 1, 2002)

Arts: 2054
Science: 348
Commerce: 252
Home Science: 42
Arts & Science: 811
Arts & Commerce: 1308
Science & Commerce: 262
Arts, Science & Commerce: 2647
Arts & Edu.: 26
Arts, Science & Edu.: 22
Arts,Comm.& Edu.: 13
Arts, Science, Comm.& Edu.: 47
Arts, Science, Comm, Edu.& Law: 20
Arts, Science, Comp.Sc : 23
Comm. & Mgt.: 40
Arts, Science & Mgt.: 13
Arts, Comp. Ap & Mgt.: 29
Arts,Sc.,Comm. & MGT.: 112
Scc, Mgt, Comp. Sc/Comp. Appl: 65
Arts, Science,Comm & Comp.Sc/Ap: 210
Arts, Science, Com, Mgt, Comp Sc/Ap: 148
Arts & Phy.Edu.: 2
Arts & Music: 3
Arts, Science, Comm & Music: 4
Arts & Law: 4
Arts, Comm. & Law: 15
Arts, Science, Comm & Law: 59
Def. St / Mil. St: 4
Computer Applications: 622
Comp. Science: 30
Science, Comm & Mgt.: 103
Arts, Science, Comm,Phy. Edu.: 6
Arts & Comm, Phy. Edu.: 2
Science, Comm. & Comp App.: 102
Arts, Science,Comm. & Agri.: 6
Comm. & Comp. App.: 46Mgt. & Comp. App.: 155
Arts, Sc, Comm, Mgt & Pharm: 2
Oriental Learning: 862
Management: 394
Management/Technology: 69
Arts, Comm & Comp. Sc: 31
Sc. & Comp. Sc: 52
Rural Service: 16
Sc., Communication & Technology: 2
Education: 784
Engineering / Technology: 1020
Architecture: 57
Communication, Library Science, Education: 3
Arts, Commerce, Law, Education: 1
Science, Education: 5
Arts, Communication, Library Science: 3
Arts, Science, Communication, Law, Library Science: 8
Science, Physiotherphy: 7
Medical: 262
Ayurveda: 189
Homeopathy: 141
Unani/Tibbia: 29
Dental: 142
Nursing: 122
Pharmacy: 241
Public Health: 2
Physiotherapy/O: 120
Naturotherapy: 5
Agriculture: 85
Forestory: 5
Horticulure: 3
Forestry/Horticulture/Sericulture: 13
Veternary Science / Animal Husbandry: 35
Dairy Science/Technology: 5
Fisheries: 10
Law: 368
Journalism / Mass Communication: 10
Library Science: 35
Music: 18
Dance: 1
Music / Dance: 55
Fine Art: 34
Fine Art / Sculpture: 28
Physical Education: 189
Yoga: 1
Social Work: 59
Interior Decoration: 3
Social Work / Management: 5
Arts, Physical Education, Social Work & Education: 1
Others: 1
Fashion Technology: 5
Type Not Available: 226

Total: 15437

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