Founders of Indian Universities, Institutions and Colleges

College/ University Founded year Founded by
Vishwa Bharti University, Kolkata 1921 Rabindranath Tagore
Dakshin Hindi Prachar Sabha, Chennai 1918 Mahatma Gandhi
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata 1931 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Benaras Hindu University 1916 Madan Mohan Malaviya
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 1909 Jamsetji Tata
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai 1945 Homi J Bhabha and J.R.D. Tata
Bhartiya Jnanpith 1944 Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain Shanti Rama Jain
Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi 1920 Mohammad Ali Jouhar Hakim Ajmal Khan
Aligarh Muslim University 1875 Syed Ahmad Khan
Kalakshetra, Chennai 1936 Rukmini Devi Arundale
Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan 1938 K.M. Munshi
Osmania University, Hyderabad 1918 Mir Osman Ali Khan Akbar Hydari
Deccan Education Society 1880 Vishnushastri Chiplunkar, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Kashi Vidyapeeth 1921 Bhagwan Das, Shiv Prasad Gupta
Delhi School of Economics 1949 V.K.R Varadaraja Rao
Loyola College, Chennai 1925 Francis Bertram
Fergusson College, Pune 1885 Bal Gangadhar Tilak
St Stephen’s College, Delhi 1881 Rev. Samuel Scott Allnet
Miranda House, Delhi 1948 Maurice Guiyer
Christian Medical College, Vellore 1900 Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder
Nizam College, Hyderabad 1887 Syed Hussain Bilgrami