Posted on 04/08/2019
The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday announced IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT among other 14 institutions, out of the 24 recommended by the Government’s Empowered Expert Committee (EEC), selected for Institute of Eminence (IoE) status. Seven public universities and seven private ones also received similar letters issued by the UGC on Friday.
UGC picked IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Delhi University, Central University of Hyderabad, Jadavpur University (Kolkata), Anna Universityand Banaras Hindu University under the public institutions’ category. This is in addition to IIT Delhi, IIT-Bombay and IISc Bangalorealready announced last year.