Department of Higher Education (India)

Department of Higher Education is the department under Ministry of Human Resource Development, that oversees higher education in India.

Department overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
HeadquartersNew Delhi
Parent departmentMinistry of Human Resource Development

The department is empowered to grant deemed university status to educational institutions on the advice of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India, under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956.[1][2][3]


The department is divided into eight bureaus, and most the work of the department is handled through over 100 autonomous organisations under these bureaus.[4]


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