Bhopal Universities and Research centers

The Educational Institutes and Universities of Bhopal

There are a lot of colleges, institutes, universities, deemed universities and research centers in Bhopal, which are known globally. These universities offer regular, distance learning, part time, and open school curriculum. In India, a university has to be approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for its courses to be valid globally.

Prominent Universities in Bhopal

The most prominent university in Bhopal is Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal. It also has a distance learning unit called Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya; Institute of Open & Distance Education, Bhopal. Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya or Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal is dedicated to technical education in Bhopal. Apart from it Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal imparts quality education in the field of mass communication and journalism. Madhya Pradesh Bhoj University, Bhopal is also a central university located here. National Law Institute University, Bhopal is dedicated to law education in India.

Technical Education in Bhopal

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal is a premier regional engineering college and the admissions to MACT are conducted through regional engineering entrance examinations of MP and other states. Recently the government of the state has focused on the quality of technical education in Madhya Pradesh and that's the reason it has come up with a lot of excellent technical training institutes in Bhopal. They are also investing heavily into specialized and technical education; it will on the one hand meet the requirement of technical manpower in the state and on the other hand, it will also encourage external investment into the state. Both MACT and RGTU are dedicated to meet these purposes.

Open and Distance Learning

The Madhya Pradesh Bhoj University (Open and Distance Learning), Bhopal is the state version of IGNOU. It is spreading technical and general education into the farthest corners of the state. The NLIU (National Law Institute University), Bhopal is a premier national university churning out qualified legal professionals. These educational institutions and universities are offering modern curriculum with career oriented approach and stress on practical aspects of the courses.

Other institutes

Apart from it Indian Institute of Forest Management, Indian Institute of Soil Management, Regional Research Laboratory, and Bhopal and Institute of Cooperative Management are also the top institutes and research centers of Bhopal. Swavlamban Paramedical Training & Research Institute, located at Harshwardhan Nagar, Bhopal, Peoples Institute Of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Peoples Campus, Bhanpur, Bhopal, Thyrocare Thyroid Research Centre, Arera Colony, Bhopal, Sagar Institute Of Research & Technology, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Opposite Sagar Estate, Ayodhya Nagar, Bhopal, Institute Of Professional Education & Research, Bhojpur Road Village Chann Near Water Park, Misrod, Bhopal, Acropolis Institute Of Technology & Research, Opp. Habibganj Railway Station, Arera Colony, Bhopal, Shree Sai Research, Gulmohar Colony, Bhopal, Surabhi Hospital & Research Center, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Charak Hospital And Research Center, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Institute Of Paramedical Sciences & Research, M P Nagar, Bhopal, and Bhabha Engineering Research Institute, Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal, are other premier institutes and research centers.

Barkatullah University

Barkatullah University of Bhopal is the biggest central university in Bhopal. It is spread over a sprawling four hundred acres. It is just ten minutes drive from the Habibganj railway station along the Hoshangabad highway. It houses several large blocks and units for various departments, administrative offices, hotel and guest accommodations, restaurants, faculty rooms, post office, and printing press, etc. It also runs a parallel Institute of Open and Distance Education. University Institute of Technology, Department of Pharmacy and the Institute of Management make it a multidisciplinary university. You can estimate the size of the university by the fact that there are about 170 colleges affiliated to main university; it includes colleges imparting, engineering, medicine (allopathic, ayurvedic and homeopathic) and Technical Teachers Training Institute.