Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi Overview

  New Delhi   AICTE, UGC, NAAC   ESTD 1998
  New Delhi   AICTE, UGC, NAAC   ESTD 1998

About College

Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIP) commonly known as IP University is a state university situated in New Delhi, India. It was established on 28th March 1998 by the government of New Capital Territory of Delhi under the provisions of GGSIP Act, 1998.

There are 100 IP University colleges affiliated to this that runs under rules and norms set by the university. IP University offers 50 courses as sundry as engineering, technology, business management, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, education, and law. IP University colleges ranking is really impressive.

IP University has always proved its commitment to providing professional education with creativity and innovation. In a short span of 21 years, the university has managed to earn lots of certification, awards and accreditation. It has earned UGC accreditation under Section 2 (f) and 12 (b). It was graded as ‘A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore. I

P University ranking was under Top 250 Educational Institutes in India for the Grand Book on Education, titled, ‘Star Brands Education 2010  and also for an International Award. The university never failed to mark its presence internationally. It has won the Platinum Technology Award for Quality and Best Trade Name by OMAC.

IP University has made an association with Otherways Management & Consulting, Paris, France on December 20, 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland. On the other hand, the School of Engineering and Technology and the School of Medicine and Para Medical Health Sciences have gained a leadership role in these programmes.

In all, the University has 100 affiliated institutes; of these, 76 are self-financed and 24 are owned and managed by the government of NCT of Delhi/Govt. of India. In these affiliated institutions, 80 academic programmes are being conducted with an intake of 22,000+ students with a total strength of 62,000+.

Establishment Year 1988
Accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) 
Total Academic Departments 80
Total number of students enrolled 22,000+
The geographical area of the campus  60 acres

Courses offered and Fee Structure

Undergraduate courses

IP University offers a degree in various disciplines like B.Tech, BBA, BJMC, B.Ed., LLB, BCA, B.Arch, BAC, BPT, BOT, B.Sc. , B.Sc. , BASLP, B.Pharma, BRT, BHMCT, BHMS, MBBS, BDS. Other than these, it provides Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) Programmes with specialization in Applied Arts (Only for Female Candidates), Automobile, Construction Technology and Mobile Communications.

The fee structure for these IP University courses depends upon the college conducting it over the years. The fee structure for Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT) is Rs. 12,000 per annum, whereas fees for all the other bachelor courses of the university is Rs. 15,000 per annum. IP University fee structure for these courses may vary for foreign students.

Postgraduate courses

IP University offers admission in PG courses like M. A. (English), MCA, MBA, Master in Mass Communication, Master of Laws (LLM), M.Tech in various specialization like Information Technology, Digital Communication, RF & Microwave Engineering etc.

It also offers M.Sc.  degree with a specialization in Natural Resource Management, Environment Management and Biodiversity & Conservation. The course fee for masters is Rs. 20,000 per annum. Students coming from foreign can face little changes in fee structure.

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

The university provides post-graduation diploma courses in Disaster Preparedness and Rehabilitation and Women's Empowerment.

Post-Graduate Weekend Programmes 

There are also weekend programmes proposed by the university. It provides Post-graduation programmes with only weekend classes. They offer a degree in various disciplines like MJMC, M.Tech.and IP University MBA that people can manage with their other work. These degrees are ideal for working professionals or house makers who are willing to get a proper degree from a renowned university. 

Dual Degree Programmes

IP University is tendering an extravagant opportunity to get a dual degree of B.Tech/M.Tech in different specializations such as Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Bio-Technology and Chemical Engineering. 

Doctoral Programmes (PhD)

The university is also offering PhD programmes for different disciplines like DM (Cardiology), M.Ch.(CTVS), M.Ch.(Neuro Surgery), DM (Neurology), M.Ch.(Plastic Surgery), DM (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine), DM (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine) and M.Ch.(Urology). In order to get more detailed information one can visit IP University website.

Admission Process

IP University ranking in India is very good, so the competition is really tough. The admission in different programmes offered by Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University is done fundamentally through a Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the university. Each candidate is then assigned a unique CET code which then can act as IP University admission code for the respective candidates.

The candidates are then allotted seats on the basis of rank obtained through the counselling process. The counselling is organized both in online and offline mode taking in regard to the people living out of the state.

  • The admission procedure generally is undertaken by the university in the month of March and concludes by the month of June.
  • IP University eligibility criteria for BTech is having a 10+2 passing certificate with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects from a recognised board.
  • Admission for B.Tech candidates is done on the basis of JEE Mains score followed by university counselling process.
  • Admission for MTech is done on the basis of GATE score.
  • Admission for  PhD programs is done on the basis of candidates shortlisted for  CSIR NET/ UGC NET or JRF followed by an interview at the IP University.
  • Admission in B. Arch is based on candidate’s marks in NATA. Final admission will be done taking into consideration 50% weightage of both NATA and qualifying exam i.e. higher secondary.


GGS Indraprastha University has a placement cell that provides several IP University placements as well as internship opportunities for their students. Other than that, the university is making its students exposed to several events happening around the world and encouraging them to take active participation in each one of them.

Students have undergone internships in big brands like Adobe, Flipkart etc and the experience of internships in these esteemed companies help them to face the real challenge in corporate life after getting placed.

Results and Cut-off

The colleges under Indraprastha University bring out the cutoff list of all the colleges under it after CET (common interest test) conducted by the university for admission in various disciplines. The University prepares a cut-off list for students based on various factors like the total number of candidates appearing for the exam, the highest marks obtained in the examination, the level of difficulty of the test and the total number of seats available in a particular department of the University. The University generally declares cut off lists when all the places in the affiliated colleges are filled up by candidates.

Alumni Network

Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University has a strong alumni network spread all over the nation. Students passing out from the university can be a part of university alumni network by just filling up an online form. Some of the most famous Alumni of IP university are actress Tapsee Pannu, the very well known novelist Gourav Sharma, Indian National Congress member Gaurav Gogoi and Indian film producer Guneet Monga.


Being associated with a government university, a student can apply for various scholarship opportunities. Many scholarship opportunities here come only for girls. Government of India has launched various scholarship opportunities for students pursuing higher education.

They provide scholarships under various schemes like Central Sector Scheme scholarship for college and university students, National fellowship and scholarship for the higher education of ST students, Prime Minister scholarship scheme and many such scholarship schemes.

Campus Facilities 

IP University address is in Dwarka, New Delhi. This new campus is shifted from Kashmere Gate and spread over 60 acres wide area. Some parts of the campus are still running under construction. It has a University Information Resource Centre (UIRC) established in September 1999 with a prime objective of providing quality education and fulfilling knowledge needs of the students.

The university website has a  web OPAC System which allows its members and international communities to access information on-line. This at present is serving 4,000 members. It also has Law library, world e-Book Library, Delhi public Library etc.