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by June 11, 2016 General

SOARING cut- offs and limited seats in Delhi University do give nightmares to aspirants fighting to secure a seat in the varsity. Because of the tough eligibility norms, a large number of those who apply for admissions in DU fail to get through. For those looking for more options, here is a list of other government and private universities offering a range of interesting courses.

‘ CUTOFF’FROM DU’S LIST? JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA: A leading institution of higher learning, Jamia offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Besides its nine faculties, it has a number of centres of learning and research, like AJK- Mass Communication Research Centre, Academy of International Studies. The varsity is also marching ahead in the field of Information Technology ( IT). Unlike Delhi University, admission in Jamia is done through entrance tests and interviews.

POPULAR COURSES: Bachelor in Business Studies, B. Com, BA ( Social Work), BA/ BSc Mathematics, BA ( H) Mass Media in Hindi ADDRESS: Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi- 110025 WEBSITE: http:// jmi. ac. in/ onlineadmissionform DR. B R AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY: A government recognised university, its is located at Kashmere Gate and is currently developing its second campus. It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. They provide a common module in under- graduate studies with foundational skills comprising language, writing skills, communication skills, analytical reasoning, and a core module in social sciences.

POPULAR COURSES: BA ( Hons) with a major in Economics, BA ( Hons) with a major in English, BA ( Hons) with a major in History, BA ( Hons) with a major in Mathematics, BA ( Hons) with a major in Psychology ADDRESS: AUD Campus, Lothian Road, Kashmere Gate, Delhi – 110006 WEBSITE: http:// www. aud. ac. in/ admissions2016 GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY ( IP): It affiliates 84 colleges under 11 University School of Studies. It is a teaching and affiliating university with the explicit objective of facilitating and promoting studies, research and extension work in emerging areas of higher education with a focus on professional education.

POPULAR COURSES: Bachelor of Hotel Management Catering Technology, B. Tech, IT, Computer Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Laws ( Hons), Bachelor of Business Administration ADDRESS: Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sector – 16C Dwarka, WEBSITE: http:// www. ipuadmissions. nic. in/

LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY: It offers around 200 programmes and courses at diploma, under- graduate, graduate, post graduate, and doctoral levels. The university has more than 25,000 students getting graduated every year. Situated on National Highway- 1, at the entrance to Jalandhar City, the university offers separate residential facilities for male and female students. It has connections with universities and institutes in the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, Poland, and Ghana for twin ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ning programmes and student exchanges.

POPULAR COURSES: B. Sc, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Design in Fashion Technology, Bachelor of Architecture ADDRESS: Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar – Delhi G. T. Road, Phagwara, Punjab ( India) – 144411 WEBSITE: http:// www. lpu. in/ AMITY UNIVERSITY: Amity is India’s first private university to implement reservations based on caste etc. for both faculty as well as students.

The University offers a vast bouquet of over 170 UG and 160 PG programmes which are accredited by various National and International bodies. Students have option to pursue part programme at Amity’s global campuses and other leading Universities abroad POPULAR COURSES: Engineering, Fashion, Insurance, Law, Nanotechnology, Architecture, Communication, Computer Science/ IT, Management, Travel and Tourism, Biotechnology ADDRESS: Amity University, Sector- 125, Noida WEBSITE: www. amity. edu

SHARDA UNIVERSITY: It is a leading educational institution based out of Greater Noida. The university is approved by UGC and has multi- discipline campus in the NCR, spread over 63 acres.

Sharda University offers more than 180 courses at undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate levels. The University has tie ups with more than 80 colleges around the globe.


( Nutrition and Dietetics), Diploma in operation theatre technology, B. Sc. ( Medical Imaging Technology), Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, Certificate of proficiency ( English, French, Spanish, German), Advance Certificate of proficiency ( English, French, Vietnamese, German, Chinese) ADDRESS: Sharda University, Plot No. 32- 34, Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida, U. P.- 201306 WEBSITE: http:// admissions. sharda. ac. in/