Central Universities in India functions under the control of Ministry of Human Resource Development. There are about 42 Central Universities in India which are approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). Delhi and Uttar Pradesh are the states with highest number of Central Universities whereas Goa is the only state without any Central Universities of India. Among the Union Territories, Delhi and Pondicherry have Central Universities in India located in the region.
Central Universities for Literature
For linguistic aspirants, it is a boon that the Central Universities in India provides ample opportunities to pursue their higher education in Languages. There is a Central University that offers various courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in English, Hindi as well as foreign languages like Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Turkish, Japanese, Italian and Russian. There is a Central University in India for Urdu which offers courses not only in Urdu but also in mass Communication, Women Studies, Persian, Arabic, Hindi etc. There is also another Central University in India for Hindi.
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Other Central Universities
There are many Central Universities in India which offer several courses in departments of Arts & Science, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Law etc. A Central University in India for distance education is popular for its quality education and variety of courses. Being the largest University in the world, it aims to provide collegiate education opportunities to the lower layers of society. The only Agricultural Central University in India in the state of Manipur helps students to pursue Bachelors and Masters Courses as well as research in various disciplines of agriculture.
One of the oldest Central Universities in India is the Rabindra Bharthi University established by Rabindranath Tagore in Santhiniketan, West Bengal. It has granted Central University status.
Another University which stands out from the other Central Universities in India is the Maritime University being the only University in India for Marine Science. It offers Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, MBA in International Transportation & Logistics Management and Port & Shipping Management besides Diploma courses.