Universities (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and University of Delhi)

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Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

  • This University was established in 1916 by Madan Mohan Malaviya and Annie Besant.

  • “Knowledge imparts immortality” is the motto of this university.

  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU) became IIT (BHU) in 2012.

  • Some of the notable alumni are

    • Prem Saran Satsangi (System Scientist and Physicist)

    • Thomas Anantharaman (One of the members at IBM who developed IBM Deep Blue supercomputer)

    • Krishan Kant (former President, Vishva Hindu Parishad)

    • Varun Grover (National Film Award-winning Lyricist and Songwriter)

    • Kota Harinarayana (a Padma Shri awardee and distinguished scientist at DRDO)

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

  • This Public University was established on 24 December 1955 and is located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

  • The former names include Bengal Technical Institute (The National Council of Education, Bengal) (1906–1955).

  • To Know Is to Grow is the motto of this University.

  • Some of the prominent figures are

    • Subrata Adak (chemical biologist, N-Bios laureate)

    • Palash Sarkar (cryptologist, mathematician Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar)

    • Kumar Mukherjee (Hindustani classical vocalist)

    • Shiboprosad Mukherjee (filmmaker, writer, actor)

    • Anupam Roy (singer and film music director)

University of Delhi

  • This is a collegiate public central university, located in New Delhi, India.

  • This University was established in 1922 by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly.

  • This University is located in New Delhi, India.

  • Some of the prominent figures are

    • Narendra Modi (Serving and the 14th PM of India)

    • Arun Jaitley (Former Minister of Finance)

    • Naveen Patnaik (Current Chief Minister of Odisha)

    • Vijay Keshav Gokhale (Former Secretary of India)

    • Amitabh Bachchan (Indian Film Actor)

Distance Learning Universities

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Indira Gandhi National Open University

  • This is a Central University located at Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, India.

  • This University was established in 1985 with a budget of ₹20 million, after the Parliament of India passed the Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985.

    • Himanshu Kumar (IAS)

    • K. Vijay Kumar (Retired IPS Officer)

    • Celina Jaitley (Indian Film Actress)

    • Vaani Kapoor (Indian Film Actress)

Sikkim Manipal University

Sikkim Manipal University

Sikkim Manipal University

  • This is a Public-Private University located in the Gangtok district (Sikkim), India.

  • This University was established in 1995.

  • On Nov 15, 1992, the Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences (now known as Sikkim Manipal University) came into existence.

  • Some of the famous alumni are

    • Girish Pradhan (Songwriter/Vocalist)

    • Varun Singh (Managing Director, Xiphias Group)

    • Avinash Saurabh (CEO and Founder of zoojoo.BE)

    • Anurag Singh Rathor (Founder Zify)

    • Rahul Prasad (Founder, Touchtalent)

Annamalai University (DDE)

Annamalai University (DDE)

Annamalai University (DDE)

  • This University is located Anamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu (India).

  • This University was established in the year 1929.

  • With courage and faith is the motto of this university.

  • The University provides more than 500 courses through distance education.

  • Some of the notable alumni are:

    • P. C. Alexander (Indian Administrative Service officer, former Governor of Tamil Nadu and Governor of Maharashtra)

    • Narayanasami Satyamurthy (Scientist)

    • S. Srinivasan (Aerospace scientist and Padma Bhushan recipient)

    • Ramanuja Vijayaraghavan (Indian physicist)

    • Vijaya T. Rajendar (Tamil actor, singer, director and politician)

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