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Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU or IP or IPU), previously known

as Indraprastha University, is a public, professional university located in Delhi,


India. Founded in 1998 it is a teaching-cum-affiliating university which affiliates
84 colleges in Delhi-NCR and has 15 schools and centres. The medium of instruction
is English to meet the international language standards.The university has been
graded 'A' by NAAC.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is a member of the Association of


Commonwealth Universities,[1] Association of Indian Universities,[2] Medical
Council of India and Distance Education Council.[3]

Contents [hide]
1 History
2 Board of management
3 Schools and centres
4 Governing body
5 Campus
5.1 On-campus cultural festivals
6 University Information Resource Centre (Library)
7 Academic programs and affiliated institutes
8 Sports Meet
9 Admission
10 International students and education
11 Residential Student Halls
12 Ranking
13 University banks
14 See also
15 References
16 External links
History[edit]
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.
[4] The university was named after the ancient mythological city of Indraprastha,
which features prominently in the Mahabharata epic.[5] In 2001, the university was
officially re-christened as Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
after the Tenth Great guru of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh.[6]

Board of management[edit]
The university is governed by a board of management, headed by the vice-chancellor
and is appointed by the Government of Delhi. University has following departments
which hold responsibility for administrative works related to university:

Personnel Branch
Planning Branch
Store and Purchase Section
Accounts Section
Public Relation Office
Academic Affairs
Affiliation Branch
Office of International Affairs
Schools and centres[edit]
Indraprastha University has 15 schools and 2 centers. These are the faculties of
the university. All are present at either main campus (Dwarka) or Kashmere Gate
campus; they are among the pioneer institutions of the university. Curriculum for
these schools and centers is usually different from other affiliated institutions.

University School of Architecture & Planning


University School of Basic & Applied Sciences
University School of Biotechnology
University School of Chemical Technology
University School of Education
University School of Engineering & Technology
University School of Environment Management
University School of Humanities & Social Sciences
University School of Information and Communication Technology
University School of Interdisciplinary Studies
University School of Law and Legal Studies
University School of Life Sciences
University School of Management Studies (MBA)
University School of Mass Communication
University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University Centers

University Center for Disaster Management Studiess