Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

 LOK SABHA questions on Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Based on the information given by the University Grants Commission (UGC), there were 415 Universities/Institutions in the country as on 31.12.2007. Besides there were 6680 undergraduate/postgradute colleges in the country under Section 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956. The state-wise details enclosed. 

There were 1820 teaching and 5067 non-teaching posts lying vacant in Central Universities as on 31.3.2007 and 627 teaching posts lay vacant in 74 state universities as on 1.5.2007. The UGC has been repeatedly directing all the Central Universities to fill up the posts in Universities. The UGC issued a circular dated 23.3.2006 to all state universities directing them to fill up  vacant posts as ad hoc, part-time or guest faculty affect the quality of education. The Central Government has already increased the age of superannuation from 62 years to 65 years in respect of teachers of Centrally Funded Technical and Higher Educational Institutions which come under the purview of Ministry of Human Resource Development, in view of acute shortage of experienced teachers. The state governments were also requested that they too may take a similar view in view of the prevailing circumstances. 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mrs D. Purandeswari in a written reply in Lok Sabha on February 26, 2008.

ANNEXURE

State wise details of Universities/Colleges/Institutions as on 31st December, 2007

Sl. No.

States/UTs

State univs

Central univs

Deemed univs

Private univs

Inst. of  Import-
ance

Inst.  under State
Act

Coll-
e
ges

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

1.

Andhra Pradesh

20

3

4

-

1

2

435

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

-

1

1

-

-

-

6

3.

Assam

4

2

-

-

2

-

212

4.

Bihar

13

-

2

-

1

1

323

5.

Chhattisgarh

8

-

-

-

1

-

143

6.

Goa

1

-

-

-

-

-

26

7.

Gujarat

17

-

2

3

1

-

373

8.

Haryana

7

-

3

-

1

-

147

9.

Himachal Pradesh

3

-

-

1

1

-

49

10.

Jammu & Kashmir

6

-

-

-

1

1

98

11.

Jharkhand

4

-

2

-

1

-

93

12.

Karnataka

16

-

8

-

1

-

577

13.

Kerala

7

-

1

-

2

-

224

14.

Madhya Pradesh

14

1

2

-

1

-

437

15.

Maharashtra

19

1

20

-

2

-

883

16.

Manipur

-

2

-

-

-

-

53

17.

Meghalaya

-

1

-

1

-

-

31

18.

Mizoram

-

1

-

1

-

-

20

19.

Nagaland

-

1

-

1

-

-

14

20.

Orissa

10

-

2

-

1

-

358

21.

Punjab

7

-

2

1

1

-

215

22.

Rajasthan

14

-

7

1

1

-

236

23.

Sikkim

1

1

-

1

-

-

3

24.

Tamil Nadu

19

-

20

-

3

-

332

25.

Tripura

-

1

-

1

1

-

16

26.

Uttar Pradesh

19

4

8

5

2

1

831

27.

Uttrakhand

5

-

3

5

1

-

45

28.

West Bengal

15

1

1

-

3

-

388

29.

NCT of Delhi

1

4

11

-

2

-

80

30.

Chandigarh

1

-

1

-

2

-

18

31.

Puducherry

-

1

-

-

-

-

11

32.

Andaman &
Nicobar
Islands

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

33.

Lakshadweep

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

34.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

35.

Daman & Diu

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

 

TOTAL

231

25

100

21

33

05

6680