Top Colleges In Uttarakhand

Top Colleges In Uttarakhand

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Top Colleges in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand’s educational institutes provides world class education. Known as education hub of North India, students from all across the nation look forward to the universities based at this hilly state. There are number of reasons behind this is, such as, students get to learn in the best learning atmosphere, suitable weather conditions, easily accessible safe and secure environment for youngsters, good road connectivity, etc.

Some of the Top Most Engineering Colleges (IIT Roorkee, UPES etc), Best Medical Institutes (AIIMS Rishikesh, GDMC etc), Highly Ranked Management Colleges (IIM Kashipur, DBS etc) and many other centre of quality education are located in the Uttarakhand state.

Though all the colleges of Uttarakhand provide good education, but always some has to lead the list. So, we have provided you with the list of best 10 colleges.

Best Colleges in Uttarakhand – List of Top 10 Colleges in Uttarakhand

1. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Courses – B.TECH and M.TECH

IIT’s are the most looked upon college for pursuing technological education in India. To get admission into this college of national importance Students prepare for years to crack entrance exams. Uttarakhand also accommodate one IIT which is based at Roorkee.

The Roorkee College was established in 1847 AD as the First Engineering College in the British Empire and it was later given the status of University in 1948. It was in 2001, the university changed its statusto Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee by passing a bill in the parliament.

The Institute has about 4500 students in 19 academic departments of Engineering and Technology, Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences and Management.

The College offers Bachelor’s in 10 fields of Engineering and Architecture and Postgraduation in 55 disciplines of Engineering, Applied Science, Architecture and planning. Moreover,it has the facility for doctoral work in all Departments and Research Centers.

IIT Roorkee

IIT Roorkee

2. Govind Ballabh Pant University Of Agriculture And Technology, Pantnagar

Courses – Offers wide range of courses

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT) was incorporated in the memory of the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Bharat Ratna recipient Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant. Also known as Pantnagar University, it is the first agricultural university of India. Initially it was established as the “Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University” (UPAU) but later its name was changed to the present one in 1972.

This university is situated in thecampus at Pantnagar town which is spread in an area of 12,661-acre. The campus is situated in Udham Singh Nagar district. It is around 60 km from the tourist place Nainital. The university is regarded as the harbinger of Green Revolution in India.

Several colleges are in GBPUAT which offers different courses in Agricultue, Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Technology, Basic Sciences and Humanities, Post Graduate Studies, Home Science, Fisheries and Agribusiness Management.

GBPUAT, Pantnagar

GBPUAT, Pantnagar

3. Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute, Dehradun

Courses – BDS, MDS

Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute (UDMRI), Dehradun, Uttarakhand is one of the prestigious institutes of India. The college offers five years of undergraduate degree course Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and 3 years of post-graduate course of Master of Dental Surgery (MDS).

It is afiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar the institution is approved by the Dental Council of India (DCI), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and the Government of India.

Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute, Dehradun

Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute, Dehradun

4. The Department of Management Studies (IIT Roorkee)

Courses – MBA

Before IIT Roorkee, it was the University of Roorkee, under which a management college was established in the year 1998 to deliver world class education in management science through a comprehensive 2-year regular MBA program.

The Department of Management Studies has become the best college for management in Uttarakhand. It Is located in a finely designed double storied building with four spacious lecture rooms, a huge computer lab, a well-equipped library with over 6100 books, organization and committee halls, auditorium with teaching aids and a large central atrium. The Department is Wi-Fi enabled.

Department of Management Studies (IIT Roorkee)

Department of Management Studies (IIT Roorkee)

5. Graphic Era University, Dehradun

Courses – BTech, MTech, MBA

One of the leading Universities in Uttarakhand, Graphic Era University now becomes top notch hub of professional education in a short time due to its world class infrastructure, experienced faculty members, wide exposure to students and great placements.

Established in 1993, Graphic Era University is Deemed to be University, accredited NAAC ‘A’ Grade NBA and recognized by UGC, AICTE, AIU. Its hold top rank in Private Universities list of Uttarakhand and one of the top 10 in India. GEU offers several Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral courses ranging from BBA, BTech to MBA, PhD.

Graphic Era University, Dehradun

Graphic Era University Dehradun

6. University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies

Courses – BTech, MTech, MBA

One of the highly ranked University of Uttarakhand, University Of Petroleum And Energy Studies (UPES) is top private University for Petroleum courses in India. UPES also offers several Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses for Petroleum studies with widest range of specializations in the country. Apart from Petroleum, UPES also offers courses in Science, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Design, Arts & Management.

Established in 2003, UPES is accredited by NAAC, BSI and recognized by UGC and AIU. Located amidst the prestine atmosphere near Dehradun city, UPES has sprawing campus with state of art facilities. It has over 150 specialization preparing specialist of tomorrow in Technology, Energy & Petroleum sector.

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun

7. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

Courses – MBBS, MD, MDS, Nursing

All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS Rishikesh is premier medical college and hospital located in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Started in 2014, it offers MBBS and Nursing courses. AIIMS Rishikesh is the first AIIMS Nursing colleges in India to offer admission to males in Nursing courses.

AIIMS Rishikesh operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Along with MBBS & Nursing courses, AIIMS Rishikesh also offers Post Graduate courses MD, MS, MDS, MBA, MHA along with BSc & MSc. The intake capacity for MBBS course is 100 and for Nursing 60.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

8. Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur

Courses – MBA

IIM Kashipur is one of the apex IIMs in India. IIM Kashipur is established in 2011 as a premier business school offering flagship course Post Graduate Programme in Management along with other Fellowship, Doctoral and Short term management courses. Each course develop the all-round personality and imbibe the leadership qualities in students.

One of the top ranked management schools in India, IIM Kashipur has state of art facilities and world class faculties to imparts management education. The 200 acres of sprawling campus is a student driven management campus located in the lap of Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Situated in the industrialized regions of Uttarakhand, the IIM Kashipur offers Learning by Doing education with frequent industry interaction and live projects.

Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur

Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur

9. HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal)

Courses – Offers wide range of courses

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University is a State University established in 1973, now upgraded to Central University. Situated among the lofty slopes of Himalayan region of Garhwal, HNB Garhwal University is a residential cum affiliating institution for many higher education colleges in Uttarakhand. The University has three different campuses located in different parts of Garhwal region.

  1. Birla Campus, Srinagar
  2. B. Gopal Reddy Campus, Pauri
  3. Swami Ram Teerth Campus, Badshahithaul, Tehri

All three campuses offers Undergraduate, Post Graduate and research programmes in different disciplines.  It is one of the Top 10 Largest Universities in India and over 160 colleges and institutes are affiliated to it.

HNB Garhwal University Srinagar

HNB Garhwal University Srinagar

10.  Kumaun University, Nainital

Courses – Offers wide range of courses

Kumaon University is a State University established in 1973, accredited Grade A by NAAC. Headquatered in Nainital, Kumaon University offers Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Research programmes through its three campuses in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

  1. DSB Campus, Nainital
  2. SSJ Campus,  Almora
  3. Kumaon University, Bhimtal

More than 49 government and many private institutes are affiliated with Kumaon University.

Kumaun University, Nainital

Kumaun University, Nainital

Top Colleges in Uttarakhand

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