Devi Ahilya University
, also called Indore University
: इन्दौर विशवविधालय, is a major university in Indore
, Madhya Pradesh
Devi Ahilya University: Indore University was established in 1964 by an act of legislative assembly of Madhya Pradesh
. The jurisdiction of the university was limited to Indore district
In 1988, the university was renamed after Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar
as Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya. The word vishwavidyalaya
is Hindi for university, thus the university is called Devi Ahilya University: Indore University.
During reorganization of the universities, its jurisdiction was expanded over to Indore division
, which spans over seven districts.
The university has its administrative offices and primary school campus on Rabindranath Tagore Marg in Indore. The Takshashila Campus on Khandwa Road is an extension campus directly administered by the university. The university regulates all the schools within the two campuses. There are many other colleges affiliated to the university in Indore division
.The university has 153 affiliated colleges imparting education at under-graduate and post-graduate levels in basic and professional disciplines. The university has 6000 students in its campus and total 120,000 students in affiliated colleges.
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