State universities are public universities run by the state government of each of the states and territories of India, and are usually established by a local legislative assembly act.
A university established or incorporated by a Provincial Act or by a State Act is named a State University. As per section 12(B) of the UGC Act, State Universities established after June 17, 1972 shall not be eligible to receive any grant from the Central Government, UGC or the other organisation receiving funds from the govt. of India, unless the Commission satisfies itself, as per the prescribed norms and procedures, that such a university is appropriate receive grants.
State Universities in India
There are 251 State Universities of that, the UGC has been creating fund set up allocation for under 123 state universities. It doesn’t allot set up funds to exclusive medical and agriculture universities. Special grants are being provided to different State Universities as well as Agricultural Universities having Engineering and Technology Departments. though development of State Universities is primarily the priority of State Governments, development grants, as well as grants under special schemes, are provided to any or all eligible state universities. Such grants facilitate the creation, augmentation and up-gradation of infrastructural facilities that aren’t commonly out there from the government or different sources of funds.