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What are the different types of degree-granting institutions (universities/colleges)in India?


What is the enrollment of Indian students by level of education?

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These are some of the frequently asked questions about data and statistics related tothe size
and scale ofIndian higher education system. Given belowis the latest information available
from University Grants Commissionof India.

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three-year B.A., B.Com. or B.Sc. degrees. One-sixth of all Indian students are enrolled in

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Higher Education Institutions (Universities and Colleges) in India
Type of Institution

Number E.g.

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Central Universities (Public)

44

University of Delhi

State Universities (Public)

306

University of Mumbai

State Universities (Private)

154

Amity University

Deemed Universities (Private or Public)

129

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Affiliated Colleges (Public or Private)

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Enrollment of Indian Students by Level of Education


Level

Number ('000) % of Total

Graduate (Bachelor's)

17,456

86%

Post-Graduate (Master's) 2,492

12%

Research (Doctoral)

1%

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Diploma/Certificate

218

1%

higher
education

20,327
Enrollment of Indian Students by fields of study
Field

Number ('000) % of Total

Arts

7,539

Science

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37%

3,790

student
enrollment

19%

Commerce & Management 3,571

18%

Engineering & Technology 3,262

16%

Education

733

4%

Medicine

716

4%

Law

373

2%

Others

218

1%

Agriculture

97

0%

Veterinary Science

28

0%

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