UGC – Facility Centres

(Last Updated On: 22/11/2013)

UGC – Facility Centres

The different facility centres of UGC are GIVEN below:      

Inter University Centers (IUC)      

University Grants Commission boasts of Inter University Centers (IUC). These centres are set up with an aim to provide research facilities all those universities, which do not have the necessary infrastructure and investment for undertaking them on their own. For such universities InterUniversity Centres established by the UGC have proved to be a boon as they provide common facilities of research in all such universities. At present, there are 7 Inter University Centres. They are:

  • Information and Library Network (INFILBNET) IUC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (IUC-DAE)
  • Inter University Accelerator Centre (IUAC)
  • Inter University for Astronomy and Astro Physics (IUAA)
  • Inter University Centre for International Studies (IUC-IS)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Consortium of Educational Centre (CEC)


National Facilities Center    

The UGC has also established 4 national facilities. They are as follows:

  • Western Regional Instrumentation Centre, Mumbai, MumbaiUniversity
  • M.S.T. Radar Facilities, SriVenkateshwar University, Tirupati
  • Inter University Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences IUCHSS, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
  • Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Madras
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