University of Hyderabad wins Visitor's Award 2015 for 'Best University'
University of Hyderabad is the best Central University of the country as per the recently declared Visitor's Award for the year 2015.
The Award for 'Innovation' category goes to Prof Vijay K Chaudhary and Dr Amita Gupta of University of Delhi for invention of ‘TB Confirm’ - a rapid diagnostic test for Tuberculosis.
'Jamia Millia Islamia' wins the Prize for 'Research' category for path breaking research carried out in the field of Astrophysics and Cosmology.
Points to Remember
- Visitor Award is given every year across 3 categories: 'Best University', 'Innovation' and 'Research'.
- All the prizes are given to Central Universities recognizing their good deeds across categories by the Indian President.
- Pranab Mukherjee had announced institution of these awards at the Vice Chancellors' Conference last year with the aim of promoting healthy competition amongst Central Universities and motivating them to adopt best practices from across the world.