Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, formerly Indraprastha University (IP or IPU), is a state university located in Delhi, India. It was established in 1998 as a teaching-cum-affiliating university.[2][3]

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
GGSIU logo.svg
Former names
Indraprastha University
Motto
ज्योतिर्वृणीत तमसो विजानन
(Jyotivṛṇīta Tamaso Vijānan)
Motto in English
Light of intelligence cleaves the darkness
TypePublic
Established1998; 23 years ago (1998)
ChancellorLieutenant Governor of Delhi
Vice-ChancellorMahesh Verma[1]
Location, ,
28°35′42″N 77°01′08″E / 28.595016°N 77.018942°E / 28.595016; 77.018942Coordinates: 28°35′42″N 77°01′08″E / 28.595016°N 77.018942°E / 28.595016; 77.018942
CampusUrban
ColoursMaroon and Blue    
AffiliationsACU, AIU, UGC, NAAC
Websiteggsipu.ac.in

HistoryEdit

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established as Indraprastha University (IPU) on 28 March 1998 by the Govt. of NCT Delhi as a state university under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 with its Amendment in 1999.[4] The University is recognised by University Grants Commission (India), under section 12B of the UGC Act.[2] The university was named after the ancient mythological city of Indraprastha, which features prominently in the epic Mahabharata.[5] In 2001, the university was officially renamed as Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) after the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.[6]

Organisation and administrationEdit

CollegesEdit

GGSIPU was established as an affiliating and teaching university to promote studies in the emerging areas of higher education. The university runs almost 50 courses of study as diverse as engineering, technology, business management, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, education, and law.[7][8] There are more than 120 colleges affiliated to it which are run according to the rules and regulation set by the university.[9]

AcademicsEdit

RankingEdit

University rankings
General – India
NIRF (Universities) (2020)[10]95
Engineering – India
NIRF (2020)[11]86
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2020)[12]59

The university was ranked 66 among Indian universities by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019[13] and 95 in the overall category.[13] The University School of Engineering & Technology was ranked 73 by NIRF engineering ranking[13] and the University School of Management Studies was ranked 62 in the management ranking.[13]

 
Aerial view of Delhi including GGSIPU Dwarka Complex. This file has annotations. Move the mouse pointer over the image to see them.

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University". www.ipu.ac.in. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University". www.ipu.ac.in. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Welcome". ipuadmissions.nic.in. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Establishment of Affiliating University (GGSIP UNIVERSITAS)". delhi.gov.in. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Introduction to Delhi" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Heavy agenda for assembly session". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 15 December 2001. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  7. ^ "Courses". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2011.
  8. ^ "Programs". Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  9. ^ "Affiliated Institutes". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  10. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  11. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  12. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  13. ^ a b c d "MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)". Ministry of Human Resource Development. National Institutional Ranking Framework. 14 October 2020. Archived from the original on 14 October 2020. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  14. ^ "2014 BJMC Results" (PDF). GGSIU Results. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Gaurav Gogoi". MyNeta. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  16. ^ Ramnath, Nandini (26 October 2012). "Guneet Monga | Sealing the deal". Mint. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  17. ^ "Tapsee Pannu reveals how she was inappropriately touched in Delhi". The Financial Express. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  18. ^ "Digitalpreneur And Owner Of ZZED Media, Manish Singh, Explains Why People, Brands And Businesses Must Embrace Digital Transformation". Outlook India. 10 September 2021. Retrieved 10 September 2021.

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