Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India. Bhopal is its capital and the largest city is Indore. Madhya Pradesh is even known as the “Hearth of India”. It is the second largest state in the country and fifth largest state in India by population. According to 2011 census, Madhya Pradesh literacy rate was 70.60% compared to 63.7 % in the year 2001. There has been the rise of 6.9 % point in literacy rate during last decade. The literacy rate of female and male in the year 2011 was 60 % and 80.5 % respectively. According to 2011 survey, there were 105,592 primary schools, 6,352 high schools, and 5,161 higher secondary schools. There is total of 208 state universities & architecture colleges, 208 management institute and 12 medical colleges in the state.
Universities In Madhya Pradesh
The state is home to some prestigious educational and research institutions of India including Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) (Bhopal), IIM Indore, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (Bhopal), IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIITM Gwalior, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, SPA Bhopal, IIFM (Bhopal), National Law Institute University (Bhopal), Institute of Engineering & Science IPS Academy Indore, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal etc.
There are total of 15 universities recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC) in Madhya Pradesh, out of which 12 universities receive financial assistance from central government and UGC in addition to Madhya Pradesh state government. Check the list of UGC recognized university.
|University Name||Short Name||Est. Year||Town/City|
|Awadhesh Pratap Singh Vishwavidyalaya||APSV||1969||Rewa|
|Bhoj Open University||MPBOU||1991||Bhopal|
|Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya||DAVV||1964||Indore|
|Dr. Harisingh Gour University||DHGU||1946||Sagar|
|Indira Gandhi National Tribal University||IGNTU||2007||Amarkantak|
|Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya||JNKVV||1964||Jabalpur|
|Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya||MMYVV||1995||Katni|
|Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Evam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya||MCRPESV||1991||Bhopal|
|National Law Institute University||NLIU||1998||Bhopal|
|Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya||RGPV||1998||Bhopal|
|Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya||RVSKVV||2008||Gwalior|
|Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya||RDVV||1956||Jabalpur|