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List of institutions of higher education in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has two central universities, sixteen state universities,[note 1] three deemed universities, one private university three institutes of national importance, including an IIT. All India Institute of Medical Sciences and an NIT. The state also has an IIM and an IISER.

The Department of Higher Education under Ministry of Human Resource Development lists 81 centrally funded institutes[1] and 42 central universities.[2] Two central universities, two regional centres of IGNOU (in Jabalpur and Bhopal), and eight centrally funded institutes are located in Madhya Pradesh.

  1. Raja mansingh Tomar Music and art University Gwalior


As of August 2011, UGC recognizes fifteen state universities in Madhya Pradesh,[3] of which eleven universities receive financial assistance from central government and UGC in addition to Madhya Pradesh state government.[4][5] Universities eligible for central assistance are marked with a ✩ in the table below.

University Location Established Specialization Type Sources
AISECT University Raisen 1985 General Private
Aks University Satna 2011 General Private [8]
AUMP Gwalior 2010 General Pivate(not-for-profit)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal 2011 General State [6]
Awadhesh Pratap Singh University Rewa 1969 General State [7]
Barkatullah University Bhopal 1970 General State [8]
Devi Ahilya University Indore 1964 General State [9]
Dr. Hari Singh Gour University Sagar 1946 General Central
G.H. Raisoni University Chhindwara 2016 GEneral Private
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak 2007 General Central
ITM University (Gwalior) Gwalior 1997 General Private
Jabalpur Engineering College Jabalpur 1947 Engineering State
Jagran Lakecity University Bhopal 2013 General Private
Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University Jabalpur 1964 Agriculture State [10]
Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology Guna 2003 General Private
Jiwaji University Gwalior 1964 General State [11]
Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University Bhopal 1991 Distance education State [12]
Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University Jabalpur 2011 Medical State
Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University Jabalpur 1948 Veterinary State [13]
Maharaja Chhatrasal Bundelkhand University Chhatarpur 2015 General State [14]
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya Katni 1995 General State [15]
Maharishi Panini Sanskrit Evam Vedic Vishwavidyalaya Ujjain 2008 Sanskrit State [16]
Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday University Chitrakoot 1991 General State [17]
Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Bhopal 1991 Computer science, journalism and communication State [18]
Mandsaur University Mandsaur 2015 General Private [18]
National Law Institute University Bhopal 1998 Law Autonomous [19]
Oriental University Indore 2011 General Self-funded [20]
PK University Shivpuri General Private [18]
People's University Bhopal 2011 [20]
Raja Mansingh Tomar Music & Arts University Gwalior 2008 music, dance, fine arts and drama & theater State
Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal 1998 Engineering State [21]
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya  Gwalior 2008 Agriculture State [22]
Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur 1956 General State [23]
RKDF University Bhopal 2012 General Private
SAGE University Indore 2017 General Private
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University Bhopal General Private
Swami Vivekanand University, Madhya Pradesh Sagar 2012 General Private
Techno Global University Sironj Vidisha
Vikram University Ujjain 1957 General State [24]

  granted university status

  Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (RVSKVV) was bifurcated from Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University by an act of the Madhya Pradesh government.[22] While it is not listed by the UGC as a separate university, it is listed by the ICAR.


Autonomous institutionsEdit

Institute Location Established Specialization Sources
Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal 1982 Forest management [28]
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management Gwalior 1983 Tourism management [29]
Indian Institute of Management Indore Indore 1998 Management [30]
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal Bhopal 2008 Science [31]
Indian Institute of Technology Indore Indore 2009 Technology [32]
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 1960 Technology [33]
National Institute of Fashion Technology Bhopal Design,Management and Technology
National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research Bhopal Bhopal Technology training [34]
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal Bhopal 2008 Architecture and planning [35]
Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science Indore 1952 Engineering, Science, Pharmacy, Management
Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies Jabalpur 1995 Management
Bhopal School of Social Sciences Bhopal 1972 Commerce, management, & arts
Prestige institute of management & research Indore
Institute for excellence in higher education Bhopal 1995
Government sarojini naidu girls post graduate Autonomous college Bhopal


  1. ^ Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya is listed by ICAR but not by UGC.


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