College life is an adventure of a lifetime! It prepares you for the harsh realities of life and gifts you some of the most cherishable memories you will ever make. From meeting new people on the campus, finding your forever-wala squad, learning novel things, stuffing your face with cheese-oozing food to falling in love, it has it all! But choosing the right institute is also super important, so if you’re a sucker for gigantic campuses, where you can fly free, then you’ve come to the right place. Check out our list of some of the biggest college campuses sprawled across the country and bookmark your fave!
1. G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology
The first agricultural university of India, which also happens to be the largest, spread across 12,611 acres (seriously?!) and has also been recognised as the “Harbinger of Green Revolution.” With green, lush and scenic fauna and flora this university is not only gigantic but beautiful and ushering in a new standard of education in the field of agriculture.
2. Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University
Located just around the corner from the Blue Bird Lake, it is surrounded by leafy parks and lawns with a spectacular view of the lake! One of the biggest agricultural universities, named after the seventh Prime Minister of India, it has contributed significantly to the Green Revolution and White Revolution.
Where | Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University – Main Road, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana
Call Them | +91 1800 180 3001
Here’s Their Website | https://www.hau.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Chaudhary-Charan-Singh-Haryana-Agricultural-University-Hisar-1073782446062928/
3. Banaras Hindu University
Located on the southern edge of Varanasi, nestled close to the banks of Ganges, the university was built in keeping with the Indo-Gothic architecture that was prominent in the early 20th Century. Surrounded by glorious views and the prominent landmark of Shri Vishwanath Mandir, the elegance of the campus will lure you in.
4. University Of Hyderabad
A large area of the university is covered in forests and is home to varied species of flora and fauna. With two perennial and three seasonal lakes, as well as rock formations characteristic of the Deccan, it’s the icing on the cake for the nature lovers out there! This beautiful campus will make your eyes pop!
Where | University of Hyderabad – India Post Lingampally, Hyderabad Central University Road, CUC, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana
Call Them | +91 4023 130 000
Here’s Their Website | https://www.uohyd.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/uohyd/
5. Osmania University
One of the largest higher education systems in India, the third oldest university in Southern India and also the first Indian university to have Urdu as a medium of instruction, Osmania University attracts students from all over the world because of its distinguished alumni, varied subjects and of course its abundance of greenery on its sprawling campus!
Where | Osmania University – Main Road, Amberpet, Hyderabad, Telangana
Call Them | +91 4027 682 444
Here’s Their Website | https://www.osmania.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/OsmaniaUniversityhyderabad/
6. Punjab Agricultural University
India’s third oldest agricultural university and one of the largest and is famous for its research, extension and education in India. The university has played a pivotal role in making the country self-sufficient in food grain production and is known as “Mother of Green Revolution.’’ They also provide extension services to farmers through 14 Farmers’ Advisory Service Centres.
Where | Punjab Agricultural University – Ferozpur Road, Ludhiana, Punjab
Call Them | +91 1612 401 960
Here’s Their Website | https://www.pau.edu/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pauldhpunjab/
7. Aligarh Muslim University
The university has been ranked 801–1000 in the QS World University Rankings of 2018, and 18 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017. It is an institution of national importance as it offers 300 courses in traditional and modern branches of education. The education, various notable alumni, and varied clubs and societies make it a stellar university.
Where | Aligarh Muslim University – Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Drop Them An E-Mail | [email protected]
Here’s Their Website | https://www.amu.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Aligarh.Muslim.University/
8. Bangalore University
With a bio park constructed to promote land management in social forestry, here, students get theoretical as well as practical learning. Rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharging are a part of the park as are aquaculture and ornithology. This university truly is an abode for a conservationist!
9. North-Eastern Hill University
Spread across two campuses in Shillong and Tura in Meghalaya, the university is covered with large trees and greenery all over! It also ranks 74th overall in India and 49th among universities in 2020 by NIRF. With the potential for excellence and a beautiful landscape, you will fall in love with the place!
Where | North Eastern Hill University – Umshing Mawkynroh, Shillong, Meghalaya
Call Them | +91 3642 307 930
Here’s Their Website | https://www.nehu.ac.in/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nehu.ac.in/