Uttar Pradesh is all set to open 16 new government degree colleges from the upcoming academic session 2024-25.As per media reports, 15 new colleges have been constructed and one college in Varanasi have recruited new faculties, thus taking the tally to 16
The list of the 15 new government colleges in Uttar Pradesh includ Mahant Avaidyanath Government College, Jangal Kaudiya in Gorakhpur, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Government Women’s College in Farah Nagla Chandrabhan in Mathura, Thakur Roshan Singh Government College, Nawada, Darobast in Shahjahanpur, Shri Vishambhar Dayal Tripathi Government College, Rasoolpur, Ruriganj in Moradabad in Unnao, Sardar Bhagat Singh Government College, Puwayan in Shahjahanpur; Government College Bijnor, Government College Jewar in Noida, Government College Puranpur in Pilibhit, Government College, Zamania in Ghazipur, Government College, Budhana in Muzaffarnagar, Government College Purwa in Unnao, Government College, Khairagarh in Agra, Government College Madhaugarh in Jalaun, Government College, Meja in Prayagraj and Government College Jakhaura in Lalitpur.
Moreover, according to the Special secretary to the state government Girijesh Kumar Tyagi, the construction of the faculties of science and commerce in Government College, Palahipatti in Varanasi has also been completed.
Currently, UP has 20 state-run universities, one open university, a deemed university and 30 private universities.
The state also has 172 government degree colleges, 331 government-aided degree colleges and 7,372 self-financed degree colleges.
A total of 22,35,114 male students and another 21,83,696 female students are enrolled in these institutions.