University of Mumbai, formerly University of Bombay, one of India’s first modern universities, established by the British in 1857.
Who introduced modern university in India?
There is now a scholarly consensus that English as an academic subject was instituted first in colonial India in the 1820s – by Thomas Babington Macaulay, who was then a member of the Supreme Council of India – at a time when the classics still dominated university curricula in England.
Who built Nalanda University?
|Width||490 m (1,600 ft)|
|Area||12 ha (30 acres)|
|Builder||King Kumaragupta I|
Who started the first university in the world?
Guinness World Records names this university the “oldest existing, and continually operating educational institution in the world”. The University of Al-Karaouine, also known as Al-Quaraouiyine University, was founded by Fatima al-Fihri in 859 in Fes, Morocco, as a community mosque with an associated school.
Who is the first university in India?
University of Calcutta
|Seal of the University of Calcutta|
|Other name||Calcutta University|
|Type||Public research university|
|Established||24 January 1857|
|Academic affiliations||UGC, NAAC, AIU, ACU|